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Genesee A&B to Expand Wilson County Facility

Monday, August 13, 2012 | 05:29am

Custom Metal Parts Manufacturer to Invest $2.1 Million, Create 34 Jobs

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today joined with Genesee A&B representatives to announce plans to expand its Wilson County facility, located at 8111 Eastgate Boulevard. The expansion represents an investment of $2.1 million and the creation of 34 manufacturing jobs.

“Congratulations to Genesee A&B on its expansion, and I thank the company for its continued investment in Wilson County and the additional jobs they will create,” Hagerty said. “Our department is committed to reaching Governor Haslam’s goal of making Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.”

Genesee A&B is a custom metal parts manufacturer with locations in Wilson County, Tenn. and Grand Prairie, TX. With over 50 years of experience, the company is a supplier to global OEMs in industries such as office machine, telecommunications, electronics, computer, medical, security hardware, automotive and transportation, HVAC and aircraft.

“Due to increasing demand and steady growth, the investment in our Wilson County facility will allow us to better serve the needs of our customers,” Jeff Wilson, general manager, Genesee A&B, said. “We appreciate the support from local and state officials to make this expansion a reality and look forward to continually being a part of the Wilson County community.”

“Genesee A&B is recognized as one of the top tier facilities for custom metal-formed components, and its ability to provide a ‘one source’ solution to its OEM customers offers many advantages in this highly competitive market,” G.C. Hixson, executive director, Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County, said. “Wilson County is fortunate to have Genesee A&B as one of our advanced manufacturers, and we thank the company for its many contributions to our community.”

Applicants interested in a position with Genesee A&B can apply in person at the Wilson County facility.

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. The department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tn.gov/ecd. Follow us on Twitter: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.

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