EDGE What were the 5 biggest business expansions announced for Chattanooga in 2018?

EDGE What were the 5 biggest business expansions announced for Chattanooga in 2018?

December 1st, 2018 by Dave Flessner in EDGE

Volkswagen employees perform checks as vehicles move down the assembly line at the Volkswagen Assembly Plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Each vehicle goes through variety of inspections before reaching the end of the assembly line.

Photo by Erin O. Smith

Biggest business investments in 2018:

1. Volkswagen of America announces $340 million expansion to add 5-seat Atlas SUV production and prepares to add up to 1,000 more employees at its Chattanooga vehicle assembly plant

2. FreightWaves announces $3.9 million expansion of its downtown transportation and logistics data and content service facility and plans to add 260 jobs

3. Mannington Mills said it will invest another $42 million and add more than 200 jobs in Calhoun, Georgia by 2021

4. Dixie Specialty Fibers Inc. will build a $19 million microfiber production plant in Trion, Georgia that will employ 100 workers.

5. Mueller Water Products expands its Mueller Avenue plant in Chattanooga, adding 96 more jobs

Source: Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Department of Economic Development


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