New Facility for Handsome Brook Farms in Morristown

October 7, 2022 – Handsome Brook Farms to invest $31 million, bring 140 jobs with egg processing facility Morristown ushered in a new era by welcoming representatives of Handsome Brook Farms to its future processing facility in the East Tennessee Progress Center. Handsome Brook Farms utilizes a network of farms scattered across several Midwestern states […]

Petoskey Plastics Expanding Morristown Operations

May 7, 2018 – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Petoskey Plastics, Inc. officials announced today that the company will invest $29.6 million to expand its operations in Hamblen County. Petoskey Plastics plans to create approximately 70 jobs in Morristown over the next five years. “I’d like to thank Petoskey […]

Colortech to Expand

February 18, 2018 – Colortech, Inc. announced plans to expand its Morristown operations this week.  This project will add an additional 44,000 square feet to their facility at 5712 Commerce Blvd. “Colortech has successfully grown our business, thanks to the hard work and dedicated associates and our business partners,” Alex Rom-Roginski said in making the […]

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 […]

Call Center to Create 300-500 Jobs

Morristown answered the call for jobs in the Lakeway Area with today’s announcement regarding a global leader in the customer service industry. Officials from Sykes Enterprises attended the June 23 meeting of the city’s Industrial Development Board to finalize details regarding the company’s newest inbound call center location that will begin training its first wave […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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