How Many Jobs Are Coming to Right to Work Tennessee?

Tennessee’s economy just continues to grow! Three of the most recent business investments in the state come from IGT Technologies, Sungwoo Hitech, and Amazon. All of these great companies are creating hundreds of new jobs. In fact, when added all together, they will create 817 new jobs across the state. So this is exciting news! It also shows how Right to Work economies are always flourishing.

Read on to learn more about each business investment!

IGT Technologies:

IGT Technologies is expanding soon in Right to Work Knoxville, Tennessee with a $3.9 million investment. This will also create 200 new jobs!

“We selected Knoxville after evaluating several locations in the U.S. on various parameters. We’re very pleased with the support that Chamber, local government, and schools have extended to IGT. We look forward to establishing Knoxville as our Customer Experience Incubation Center.” […]

“With companies investing over $36 million and committing to create 800 new jobs, Knox County has seen tremendous success in the business services industry over the last few years. We appreciate IGT for its continued investment and look forward to building upon our partnership in the years ahead.”


Sungwoo Hitech:

Sungwoo Hitech is adding its first-ever US manufacturing location in Right to Work Telford, Tennessee with a $40 million investment. This will create 117 new jobs!

“Sungwoo Hitech has experienced significant growth, and we are excited to now bring our first production facility to the U.S., in particular, Washington County, Tennessee. The support that we have received from the local, county and state government and from many others has been astounding. This is our first plant in the United States, but we see this as a stepping stone for future growth. We plan to invest and grow in this region and make a positive impact to the community.” […]

“We welcome Sungwoo Hitech America to Tennessee and appreciate the company’s decision to call Washington County home to its first U.S. manufacturing operations. This $40 million investment will bolster our state’s reputation as a leader in automotive manufacturing while providing nearly 120 job opportunities in Northeast Tennessee.” […]

“South Korean companies employ nearly 3,500 Tennesseans, and of that, more than 1,000 are employed in the manufacturing industry. We want to thank Sungwoo Hitech America for choosing to locate in Telford and congratulate the company for becoming the first Korean-owned manufacturing facility in Washington County.” 



Amazon is adding a new fulfillment center soon in Right to Work Clarksville, Tennessee. This will also create 500 new jobs for the area!

“Amazon is proud to be part of the Clarksville community and make this investment toward workforce and economic advancement in the area. With starting pay of more than $15 an hour as well as comprehensive benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, plus 401k, paid parental leave and more, we are excited to offer new opportunities to this talented local workforce.” […]

“We thank Amazon for choosing Clarksville. [This is] its fourth Tennessee fulfillment center in roughly 18 months and the 500 jobs that will be created as a result of this project. Tennessee continues to see growth and success from its partnership with this leading global corporation. We appreciate the $13 billion invested and thousands of jobs created by Amazon in our state.”


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