Right to Work Tennessee Experiences Lots of Job Growth

As a result of businesses expanding all over Tennessee, the state’s economy is on an uphill trajectory. New expansions are happening in Knoxville and Chattanooga, as well as Pulaski. And these expansions belong to Fraley and Schilling, Reliance Partners, and Frito-Lay, respectively. But these expansions aren’t the only things responsible for economic growth. Genuine Parts Company also recently invested, but in a new location in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Altogether, these investments will total $153.7 million. They will also create 500 new jobs all across the state. This is incredible news, so read on to see what people are saying about these investments!

Fraley and Schilling:

“We are grateful that Fraley and Schilling has made the decision to expand its operations in Knoxville. Tennessee’s central location and business-friendly environment has made the Volunteer State a destination for transportation and logistics companies. We thank Fraley and Schilling for creating even more jobs for Tennesseans in this growing sector.”


Genuine Parts Company:

TNECD remains committed to supporting private investment and job creation in Tennessee. Now more than ever, Tennesseans need access to high-quality job opportunities[.] I thank Genuine Parts Company for its significant investment in Lebanon. [T]he creation of 250 jobs here in Wilson County will play an important role as our economy recovers.”


Reliance Partners:

“I’m pleased that Reliance Partners has chosen to expand its headquarters in Chattanooga. Their ongoing investment in the community will positively impact the entire region. I appreciate Reliance Partners for creating jobs and boosting the economy in Hamilton County.”



“For more than 40 years, the Frito-Lay Pulaski site has been a proud member of the Giles County community[. They employ] more than 450 dedicated associates, and [are] a key contributor to the Tennessee economy.”


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