Archive for May, 2009

Volkswagen announces plans for factory in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Volkswagen announced this morning that it would build a
manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. where it will build
a vehicle specifically for the North American market. The
plant will employ 2,000 workers from the tri-state area and is
expected to invest $1 billion in the local economy.

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Tennessee makes ‘big deal’ Top 10

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

In the time of smaller business inventment nationwide, Tennessee is leading the country in landing the biggest business deals.

Among the 10 biggest business announcements in North America last year, two were in Tennessee, according to the annual report of such deals by Site Selection magazine.

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