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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Colgate-Palmolive to Locate Light Manufacturing Operation in Morristown

Colgate-Palmolive has announced that the company will build a new manufacturing plant to make oral care products in Morristown, TN.  Colgate-Palmolive will invest $25 million in manufacturing equipment and building and infrastructure improvements, and create 75 new jobs in Hamblen County. “Colgate’s expansion announcement is great news for Morristown and Hamblen County,” Morristown Industrial Development […]

Morristown Automotive Company Announces Plans to Expand

OTICS USA, Inc., a Tier 1 Automotive supplier announced plans to expand its Morristown operations and facility.  This $106 million expansion is due to the awarding of a new engine product from its current customer, Toyota.  The new project will necessitate the addition of 96,000 square feet of manufacturing space and will create approximately 100 […]

Morristown Highlighted in Southern Business & Development Magazine

Recently, the Morristown and Northeast Tennessee Region was highlighted in the Southern Business & Development Magazine.  Re-shoring is a buzz word among economic development circles and Morristown has been recognized as a leader in bringing manufacturing of products back to the region.  Additionally, Morristown’s adaptability in transitioning the manufacturing base over the last 50 years has […]

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