Governor Lee, Commissioner McWhorter Announce NYX Linden LLC to Expand Manufacturing Operations in Perry County

Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 09:00am

·       Plastics manufacturer and Perry County’s top employer to invest more than $10 million

·       Expansion to create nearly 140 new jobs in Linden

LINDEN, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and NYX Linden LLC officials announced today the company will expand its manufacturing operations, creating 137 new jobs in Linden, Tennessee.

NYX Linden will invest $10.4 million in the expansion at its Squirrel Hollow Drive facility in Tier 4, distressed Perry County.

The project represents NYX Linden’s first expansion since establishing a presence in Tennessee in 2012 and will support the company’s growing customer demand. Upon completion, the company will add an additional 16,000 square feet of space to its molding bay and a 24,000-square-foot shipping warehouse.   

NYX Linden LLC is a subsidiary of NYX, Inc., which is headquartered in Michigan. The company designs and manufactures automotive parts and components, including door panels, center consoles, grab handles and more.

Since 2019, TNECD has supported nearly 50 economic development projects in the Southern Middle Tennessee region, resulting in approximately 7,200 job commitments and $5.4 billion in capital investment. 

“Our highly skilled workforce and unmatched business climate make Tennessee the ideal state for companies to succeed. I thank NYX Linden LLC for its investment and commitment to create nearly 150 new jobs for Tennesseans in Perry County.” – Gov. Bill Lee

“NYX Linden LLC has been a trusted business in Perry County since 2012, and we are grateful the company has chosen to expand in Tennessee. We remain committed to elevating communities in rural Tennessee, and NYX Linden’s investment and job creation will make a lasting impact in Tier 4, distressed Perry County for generations to come.” – TNECD Commissioner Stuart McWhorter

“On behalf of NYX Incorporated, I would like to thank Governor Lee and the State of Tennessee for supporting NYX with this opportunity for growth. We have a dedicated workforce here at the NYX Linden plant, and this opportunity for expansion will not only create more jobs for Perry County and the surrounding areas but will also create advancement opportunities for our current employees. We are excited for this opportunity.” – Todd McCaig, plant manager, NYX Linden LLC

“We are excited about the continued commitment NYX, Inc. is making in its Linden facility. The company is building upon years of success by creating a better work environment and adding jobs in our rural economy, while continuing to produce world-class products. We are grateful for the continued support of the State of Tennessee, the Perry County Industrial Development Board and all our economic development partners who have helped make this expansion possible and look forward to working with NYX for many years to come.” – Perry County Mayor John Carroll

“TVA and Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative congratulate NYX Linden on its decision to expand operations in Perry County. This creation of quality jobs will have a positive impact in Linden, and we are proud to support this company and our partners, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative and Perry County, in finding continued success in the Valley.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development

“We are very excited for NYX Linden LLC. These jobs will provide a significant boost to our local economy.  This expansion shows their continued support and faith in Perry County, and we wish all the best in this endeavor, and they have our full support.” – Sen. Ed Jackson (R-Jackson)

“This expansion by NYX Linden is incredibly important for Perry County. Not only will this significant investment bring 137 much-needed jobs to our community, but it will also help strengthen the local economy as well. I applaud the efforts of everyone who worked diligently to make this announcement possible.” – Rep. Kirk Haston (R-Lobelville)

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