NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and TE Connectivity officials recently announced the company will expand in Tullahoma. The global technology company will invest more than $15.7 million and create approximately 100 new jobs in Coffee County.
TE Connectivity, headquartered in Switzerland, is a $14 billion global industrial technology leader that manufactures connectors and sensors that can be found in just about any vehicle, home, factory or office building in the world. TE employs 80,000 people at sites in 140 countries. The company has operated in Tullahoma since 1997.
With thE expansion, TE Connectivity plans on updating its current facility in Tullahoma and adding new equipment to its operations. The site expansion will add approximately 100 new jobs, including assembly and molding operators, maintenance technicians, engineers and supervisors. The Tullahoma site produces connectors that empower heavy construction, mining and agriculture equipment, as well as commercial vehicles.
Since 2013, TNECD has supported 11 projects in Coffee County, resulting in the creation of more than 1,000 new jobs and approximately $187 million in capital investment.
“We are proud to create a business environment that enables economic growth, making our state an ideal location for companies to invest and expand. I thank TE Connectivity for continuing to invest in our state by creating approximately 100 jobs in Coffee County,” Lee said.
“Tennessee puts a major emphasis on recruiting foreign direct investment to our state. TE Connectivity is one of 49 Swiss companies that call Tennessee home, and we appreciate the company’s decision to expand in Tullahoma,” Rolfe said.