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Van-Rob announces expansion, adding 104 jobs in Manchester

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:16 am


Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, along with Van-Rob Manchester officials announced this week the company will add 104 jobs to its manufacturing facility on Volunteer Parkway in Manchester. Van-Rob, a Tier One supplier to the major automobile manufacturers, will create 104 new jobs and invest $16.8 million at its Coffee County facility.



“I want to thank Van-Rob for its continued investment in Tennessee and the new jobs created in Coffee County,” Haslam said. “Our Jobs4TN strategy identifies Tennessee’s unique competitive advantage in the automotive industry, and with more than 105,000 Tennesseans employed in auto manufacturing, these expansions help us toward our goal of becoming the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.”

“Tennessee is in prime position to capitalize as the global automotive industry shifts its focus to the Southeast,” Hagerty said. “I’m pleased Van-Rob recognizes the potential to grow their business in Tennessee and all over the country by taking advantage of our central location, high quality workforce and favorable business climate.”….

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