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Governor Haslam, TNECD Announce LG Electronics to Locate New U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Montgomery County

Leading home appliance manufacturer to invest $250 million, create 600 new jobs 

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville. The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. 

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Clarksville Ranks 19th Among Top U.S. Cities for Fastest Job Growth

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Clarksville metropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranked 19th in the nation for fastest job growth. A report released today from 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware-based financial news company, studied employment and job growth from October 2015 to October 2016 for 387 metro areas and announced the top 25 U.S. cities.

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Corporate Business Park Designated as AT&T Fiber Ready

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016

As part of AT&T’s continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Tennessee, AT&T and representatives from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council and the City of Clarksville today announced that the Clarksville-Montgomery County Corporate Business Park, which includes Business Park South and Business Park North, has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready.

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Montgomery County Receives Governor’s ThreeStar Award

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development presented ThreeStar awards at the 2016 Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville in October.

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Family-Owned Alabama Company Buys Cougar Packaging

Date: Friday, October 21, 2016

Rusken Packaging, Inc. announces the purchase of Clarksville-owned Cougar Packaging. All employees will continue with the new company, and former Cougar owners Gerri and Larry Wallace will continue in their roles for six months to ensure a smooth transition.

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Verstraete IML USA to Locate First US Manufacturing Facility in Clarksville

In-mold labeling manufacturer to create 59 new jobs

Date: Friday, October 7, 2016

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Verstraete IML USA officials announced today the company will locate a new facility in Clarksville. The in-mold labeling manufacturer will invest $20 million and create 59 new jobs in Montgomery County.

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Claksville Population Climbs Toward 150,000

Average Age Stays Young; Education Improves

Date: Friday, September 16, 2016

Estimates released today from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show Clarksville’s population at 149,120. Just shy of the 150,000 mark, this growth reflects an 11.6% increase over the past five years.

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Local Google Deal Contributes to Tennessee’s State of the Year Accolade

Date: Friday, August 5, 2016

The State of Tennessee was named “State of the Year” this week by Southern Business & Development magazine. Among the six projects that contributed to Tennessee’s number one ranking, Google’s investment in Clarksville-Montgomery County topped the list.

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