Auto provider to take a position $11.4 million, create 58 new jobs in Robertson County
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Invoice Lee and Division of Financial and Neighborhood Improvement Commissioner Bob Rolfe introduced at this time that Togo North America Inc. will make investments $11.4 million to ascertain a manufacturing facility in Portland and create 58 jobs over the subsequent 5 years.
Portland is a metropolis that sits partially in Robertson and Sumner Counties.
Togo North America, a subsidiary of Japan-based Togo Seisakusyo Company, produces automotive elements, together with hose clamps, return springs and flat springs.
“Tennessee is a perfect place for worldwide producers and gives them a variety of benefits,” Lee mentioned. “I’d prefer to thank Togo North America for its dedication to Robertson County and we welcome the corporate to Tennessee.”
“For many years, Japanese corporations have invested appreciable quantities of capital in Tennessee, creating greater than 50,000 jobs alongside the way in which,” Rolfe mentioned. “We’re proud to welcome Tennessee’s latest firm with sturdy Japanese ties to our state. Togo North America’s funding underscores the arrogance world corporations have in investing in Tennessee.”
Togo North America plans to provide hose clamps at its Portland facility, positioned within the Tennessee-Kentucky Enterprise Park. The auto provider will occupy a 107,000-square-foot constructing at 9534 Eubanks Rd. in Portland, the place it anticipates beginning operations within the fourth quarter of 2019.
“Tennessee is a perfect location in relation to our prospects and their increasing presence south of the boarder,” Sandee Sawdey, Togo North America’s human useful resource supervisor, mentioned. “We’re wanting ahead to turning into a part of the Portland neighborhood. We wish to thank the Metropolis of Portland officers and the workers of the Tennessee Division of Financial and Neighborhood Improvement for all their assist in making this a actuality. We shall be getting ready to start out manufacturing by the tip of this yr and have many thrilling alternatives creating which can improve our world footprint.”
Native officers and the Tennessee Valley Authority praised Togo North America for its funding in Portland.
“The Metropolis of Portland is happy to welcome one other producer to our neighborhood,” Portland Mayor Mike Callis mentioned. “Portland already has a broad vary of producing, and Togo North America shall be an incredible addition to our industrial park as we add extra job alternatives for our metropolis.”
“TVA and Cumberland Electrical congratulate Togo North America on its choice to find operations in Portland,” TVA Senior Vice President of Financial Improvement John Bradley mentioned. “TVA is proud to serve with its companions, the Tennessee Division of Financial and Neighborhood Improvement, metropolis of Portland and Robertson County to assist foster job creation and funding and welcome Togo North America to the Valley.”
Portland is represented by Sen. Kerry Roberts (R – Springfield), Sen. Ferrell Haile (R – Gallatin), Rep. Sabi Kumar (R – Springfield) and Rep. William Lamberth (R – Cottontown) within the Tennessee Common Meeting.
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