Right to Work Tennessee Welcomes 1,250 New Jobs

Tennessee’s Right to Work economic climate allows for incredible job creation. As a result, the state will see 1,250 new jobs. Businesses creating new jobs in Right to Work Tennessee are Ultium Cells and LG Chem. Read on in order to learn more about these investments.

Ultium Cells:

Ultium Cells is creating 400 new jobs as a result of a $275 million investment toward an expansion in Right to Work Spring Hill, Tennessee.

“This investment will allow us to provide our customer GM with more battery cells faster and support GM’s aggressive EV launch plan in the coming years. Ultium Cells is taking the appropriate steps to support GM’s plan for more than one million units of EV capacity in North America by mid-decade. We appreciate the support the state of Tennessee, Maury County and Spring Hill has shown Ultium Cells, and that support is playing an important role in making this expansion investment possible in our Spring Hill facility.” […]

“The increased cell production capacity at Ultium Cells will power more EVs in North America, moving toward a greener future. LG Energy Solution will employ its decades-long experience in battery technology and manufacturing to produce quality products as we demonstrate our reputation as an industry leader delivering unparalleled consumer value.” […]

“Tennessee is well-positioned to provide automotive manufacturers and suppliers with the ideal geographical location to support their growth. Ultium Cells’ additional $275 million investment will have a lasting impact on the region for years to come. We are grateful to them, along with General Motors and LG Energy Solution, for their continued commitment to Tennessee, which is a vote of confidence to our state’s skilled workforce and business-friendly climate.”


LG Chem:

LG Chem is investing $3.2 billion in order to add a new facility in Right to Work Clarksville, Tennessee. This will also mean 850 new jobs!

“This site will be the North American manufacturing center of excellence for the cathode supply chain and lead to the creation of many well-paying jobs, contributing to the local economy in Clarksville.” […]

“This is a big win for Tennessee and Montgomery County. LG Chem’s decision to locate its new cathode manufacturing facility in Clarksville underscores Tennessee’s growing profile as a hub for U.S. and global companies. As we continue our efforts to attract companies in the automotive industry, we are focused on supporting companies that boost Tennessee’s presence in the EV space. I appreciate LG Chem for its substantial investment in Clarksville and look forward to building a successful partnership with the company in the years ahead.”


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