NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced the next five Select Tennessee Certified Sites. The Select Tennessee program was launched in June 2012 with the goal of helping Tennessee communities prepare available sites for investment and expansion. The program sets a consistent and rigorous standard upon which companies can rely in making critical location decisions.
Research conducted by TVA indicates that river cargo moves at an average transportation savings of $10.67 per ton as compared to the cost of shipping by alternative modes. If your business is looking to hold down costs and maximize cargo efficiencies, your logistics solution may be the Port of Cates Landing.
Williams Sausage: The sky is the limit!
In 1958 one man, Harold L. Williams, had a vision to supply the best sausage in the world with the key ingredient being country flavor.With determination and a high quality product, what started out as a one man, one truck operation, Williams Sausage is today one of the major employers for the Northwest Tennessee region.
MacLean Power Systems, a leading manufacturer for products used for building transmission, distribution lines and substations, will be locate a new facility in Trenton, Gibson County. This is fantastic news for the local region, as it will bring a $12 million dollar investment with 250 new jobs created.