Right to Work Tennessee Has Great Things in Store!

Companies are constantly investing in Tennessee’s Right to Work economy because it holds a world of economic benefits. And these recent investments are further proof of that! Some of the most recent Tennessee investments are coming from Ultimate Linings and Permobil, as well as KaTom and Parker Trutec. So this is exciting news!

Read on in order to learn more!

Ultimate Linings:

Ultimate Linings is investing $31 million in order to relocate to Right to Work Lebanon, Tennessee, creating 50 new jobs.

“We are thrilled to call Lebanon, Tennessee, the new home of Ultimate Linings’ corporate offices, our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and innovation center. We thank Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe, the Tennessee Valley Authority, Wilson County Mayor Hutto and Mr. GC Hixon from Wilson County’s Joint Economic and Community Development Board for all their hard work in helping us bring this important strategic project to fruition.” […]

“Ultimate Linings’ expansion to Tennessee marks Wilson County’s eighth economic development project in the last year. We appreciate this company’s $31 million investment in Lebanon and thank this community for its strong partnership in recruiting new businesses to Middle Tennessee.”



Permobil is investing $25.5 million toward an expansion in Right to Work Lebanon, Tennessee, creating an additional 70 new jobs!

“The contributions of our Permobil team are what enable us to enhance the lives of individuals living with disabilities. We are excited about our expansion and the new jobs we are bringing to Wilson County. […] Investing more in our people, our facilities, and in Middle Tennessee benefits our employees, our business, and the local economy.” […]

“Tennessee is defined by the brands that call our state home, so we thank Permobil for committing to create 70 new jobs in Wilson County. We are proud to be the home of Permobil’s North American headquarters and appreciate this company for its continued investment and job creation in Tennessee.” […]

“TVA and Middle Tennessee Electric congratulate Permobil on its decision to expand operations in Wilson County. It’s always an exciting day when we can celebrate a company’s commitment to continued growth in the Valley. […] Companies like Permobil create job opportunities and investment in the region, and we celebrate this announcement together.”


KaTom Restaurant Supply:

KaTom Restaurant Supply is investing $7.5 million in order to expand in Right to Work Sevier County, Tennessee. This will also create 120 new jobs!

“We are the all-American dream. This is a win for Tennessee, a win for Sevier County and a win for team KaTom. This will allow us to expand our facilities, hire more amazing Tennesseans and serve many clients all across America from right here in beautiful Kodak, Tennessee.” […]

“TNECD strives to provide businesses with the tools and resources needed to thrive, so KaTom’s decision to expand in Sevier County is proof that we are doing our job to make Tennessee the right place for business. We thank KaTom for its investment in Kodak and look forward to seeing its future success.”


Parker Trutec:

Parker Trutec is investing $12 million in order to expand in Right to Work Sevier County, Tennessee. This will also create 48 new jobs!

“Our new facility, situated in the I-40 Industrial Park, will provide Parker Trutec with a strategic location to serve our customers throughout the southeastern U.S.” […]

“The quality of life that can be attained in Tennessee is one of the top reasons businesses like Parker Trutec are locating and expanding across our state. We are proud to have this company call East Tennessee home. We look forward to seeing its continued growth and success in Sevier County.”


To read the previous update on economic development in Right to Work Tennessee, click here.

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