Rockline Industries creating 250 jobs in Morristown

March 30, 2017 – Governor Bill Haslam, Dept. of Economic & Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Rockline Industries officials announced today that the consumer goods manufacturer and supplier will form a new subsidiary, Iatric Manufacturing Solutions, and locate a new facility in Hamblen County.  Rockline and Iatric Manufacturing will invest $40.3 million and create approximately […]

Lakeway Area awarded a second L.E.A.P. Grant

September 21, 2016 – For the second time, a region and coalition of educators has been awarded a state Labor and Education Alignment Program grant to improve workforce development in high schools and higher education.  This time, it is in the amount of $983,440. “Strengthening the Lakeway Links 2.0: Providing a Demand Driven Workforce Supply […]

TCAT celebrates results of USDA grant

June 24, 2016 – Last year, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Morristown (TCAT) became the recipient of a $110,020 Rural Business Development grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  The grant was to be used at the Morristown & Hawkins County campuses to assist with the purchase of state-of-the-art technology equipment to be used […]

Morristown Recognized for ED Efforts

Morristown has been recognized in several categories of Southern Business & Development magazine’s The Best of Economic Development in the American South in the state of Tennessee. Members of the Southern Economic Development Roundtable were polled to come up with the best of 30 economic development categories in each Southern state. SEDR is a group […]

Morristown/Hamblen County designated a Valley Sustainable Silver Community

Morristown/Hamblen has been designated as a Valley Sustainable Silver Community in Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) economic development program.  The Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce recently completed the program sponsored by TVA and developed and administered by consultant Boyette Strategic Advisors (BSA.)  “This takes Morristown and Hamblen County’s economic development marketing efforts to prospective and existing […]

Original Footwear to open plant in Morristown

Original Footwear Company celebrated the opening of its new facility in Morristown with a ribbon cutting on November 4, 2014. Located at 5968 Commerce Blvd. in the Morristown Airport Industrial District, Original Footwear Company specializes in creating tactical footwear for law enforcement, military and emergency medical technicians.  The company will invest $10 million and create […]

Morristown Utility Systems Receives National Recognition

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2014—Morristown Utility Systems is one of 184 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. Brent McKinney, manager, electric transmission and distribution […]

Team Technologies to Expand Morristown, TN Headquarters

NASHVILLE—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Team Technologies, Inc. officials announced today the company will add 200 new jobs to its manufacturing facility on Commerce Boulevard in Morristown, Tenn. The expansion will upgrade Team Technologies’ existing Hamblen County facilities—in anticipation of new products and markets—and […]

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Announce Oddello Industries, LLC to Expand Morristown Facility

Furniture Components Manufacturer to Create 228 New Positions in Hamblen County NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Oddello Industries, LLC officials announced today the company will expand operations at its Morristown, Tenn. facility, representing an investment of $4 million and the creation of 228 new […]

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