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Tennessee combines a history of innovation with a skilled workforce and business-friendly climate to meet today’s high-tech manufacturing demands.
That’s why Tennessee is a high-tech hotbed, with some of the most sophisticated manufacturing facilities in the world located right here.
Our commitment to innovation has landed Tennessee at the forefront of today’s manufacturing renaissance. Advanced manufacturing touches everything we produce here from start-ups to brands like LG Electronics, which established its largest U.S. home appliance operation here in Tennessee.
To stay competitive, your company needs a steady pipeline of qualified workers who can excel in this new manufacturing environment. Tennessee leads the nation in developing and maintaining an educated, well-trained workforce.
Tennessee exports more than $24 billion in manufactured goods annually. Our largest categories of exported products include transportation equipment, computer and electronic products, and chemicals.
Advanced manufacturing job creation in Tennessee far outpaces national growth, with employment concentration 42% higher than the national average.
Tennessee is the right place for your manufacturing needs. An ideal location, affordable cost of doing business and competitive wage mean a more efficient operation and increased revenues.
Tennesseans employed by advanced manufacturing establishments
Advanced manufacturing establishments in Tennessee
Billion in capital investment since 2014
New job commitments since 2014
Billion in products exported annually
Advanced manufacturing-related graduates since 2012