Canada-based Tennessee Tool and Fixture Eyes U.S. Plant In Manchester, Tennessee
5 June 2017
Canada-based Tennessee Tool and Fixture officials will locate its first U.S. operations in Manchester, Tennessee. The automotive mold and casting manufacturer will invest $6.5 million in the new facility and create 60 new jobs in Coffee County.
“I want to thank Tennessee Tool and Fixture for locating its first U.S. operations in Coffee County,” Rolfe said. “Tennessee ranks No. 1 for growth in automotive employment, and it means a great deal that Tennessee Tool and Fixture will be adding 60 new jobs to this sector. I look forward to seeing our future partnership and the company’s growth in Tennessee.”
Tennessee Tool and Fixture makes molds and castings for automotive companies, primarily automotive seats. Tennessee Tool and Fixture is a member of a group of tooling companies based out of Toronto with over 40 years of experience providing high quality molds and castings for the automotive industry.
“Tennessee Tool and Fixture is proud to make Manchester, Tennessee in Coffee County our new home,” Tennessee Tool and Fixture President and Owner Sue Beamish said. “Both the State of Tennessee and Coffee County have been extremely supportive throughout our search for a long-term location. Thank you to everyone for the wonderful welcome we have received. We look forward to building a strong employee team and continuing the development of our customer relationships throughout the southeastern U.S.”
The company will renovate an existing building in Manchester. With this location, the company will be better equipped to serve its Southeast customers. “The city of Manchester is proud to be the location for the first U.S. facility for Tennessee Tool and Fixture,” Manchester Mayor Lonnie J. Norman said. “The Board of Aldermen and I welcome the company to its new home and are excited for the high number of skilled positions this operation brings to our community.”