Lock Joint Tube/Steel Warehouse of Tennessee, a subsidiary of Lerman Enterprises, will undergo a $2 million dollar expansion that will bring new jobs to the area, increase the company’s customer base and allow it to better meet the demands of the market it currently serves, officials said today.
The company is expected to purchase an additional 1.7 acres in Hamilton County’s Centre South Riverport to accommodate the addition of 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
The expansion is expected to create an additional six jobs at the plant. The company now employs over 200.
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Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...