Existing Business

Business-friendly environment.

  • A right-to-work state
  • No personal income tax on wages and salaries
  • The lowest state debt per capita in the country (The Tax Foundation)

With all that plus a talented workforce engine, it is no surprise that companies, investors, shareholders and executives alike choose Tennessee. 

In Clarksville-Montgomery County service after the sale is one of our greatest strengths, and just one of the reasons so many national and international companies have chosen to land here. Thanks to a well-trained workforce, a welcoming community, a high quality of life and excellent business climate, many of our local industries have expanded over the years, with several of them boasting multiple expansions. 

Clarksville-Montgomery County’s existing businesses are the back-bone of our community. Fifty-three manufacturing facilities call Clarksville home from the oldest smokeless tobacco manufacturer, American Snuff, LLC established in 1907, to the newest member of our community, a global battery company, AtlasBX in 2018. 

Among the community’s Industry leaders are well known house-hold names such as LG Electronics, Google, Hankook, Jostens, Bridgestone and more! 


To learn more about our existing businesses, see the listing of Clarksville’s Top Employers.


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Wally Crow as the Chairman of the Board for the 2020-2021 term. Crow previously served as IDB Chair for the 2016-2017 term and has an extensive history in commercial and industrial contracting, project management, civil engineering and planning.

Friday, July 10, 2020

 “As we take time to reflect on the success and the accomplishments our great community has seen this past year I am pleased to share that the economic development efforts of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) have impacted the prosperity of every business, friend, family, and neighbor in Montgomery County and throughout the region,” said Frank Tate, Executive Director, Industrial Development Board. “The IDB is a community organization, that was established in 1963, designed to market growth and foster job development by creating an environment that provides progress and a high quality of life for our citizens. Our strategy is simple, to put the county in a competitive position to grow, attract and retain the types of companies we desire.”

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