Cylinder and Tank Refurbisher and Certifier to Invest $5.6 Million, Create 77 Jobs
NASHVILLE —Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty announced today that Ditech Testing will locate a new facility in Lewisburg, Tennessee in the Southern Carriers Building, 1801 Childress Road. The company specializes in refurbishing all types of cylinders and tanks for the liquid petroleum industry and will invest more than $5.6 million and create 77 new jobs.
“Tennessee’s momentum in the global business environment of today cannot be underestimated,” Hagerty said. “Companies around the world know our central location, strong infrastructure and healthy business climate along with the craftsmanship and quality of our workforce can make a real competitive difference. I welcome Ditech Testing to Tennessee and appreciate the jobs and investment the company is making in Marshall County.”
“Ditech is a premium refurbisher/recertifyer of propane cylinders and tanks. We provide our clients with industry leading services, innovation, quality and turnaround times,” Ditech Vice President Jason Gildart said. “Ditech has set ‘the standard’ in the refurbishing industry. Our continued growth is fueled by our commitment to providing our clients with solutions to help them reduce costs by saving depreciating assets and delivering them on time throughout their demographic territories hassle free. We are a cut above the rest and our dedication to our customers has no boundaries. We are thrilled to have made Lewisburg, Tennessee our new home for the southeastern US.”
With the opening of the new Lewisburg facility, Ditech will service 85 percent of North America with plans to provide cylinder and tank refurbishing and certification throughout the entire continent by 2016.
“We are very excited to welcome Ditech Testing to Lewisburg,” Lewisburg Mayor Jim Bingham said. “We could not be happier that they chose Lewisburg and we look forward to beginning a long-lasting partnership with them. There were many people working behind the scenes to assist the project coming to Lewisburg and I just want to thank the State of Tennessee Economic Development Department and Cassidy Turley for all their hard work in bringing this outstanding company to Lewisburg.
“This project is a great example of the state’s outreach to its partner countries such as Canada,” Mayor Bingham added.
Ditech will be hiring for the following positions: Heavy Equipment Operator, Industrial Painter, Welder, Hydro Console Operator, Machine Operator, Quality Control, Truck Driver, Production Supervisor, Administrative Secretary, Logistics Coordinator and General Laborer. Candidates should email resumes to [email protected] (Attn: Lewisburg Jobs) or drop resumes off at the plant, 1801 Childress Road in Lewisburg. Resumes should be submitted no later than November 17, 2014.
Ditech is a designated cylinder recertifier of both U.S. and Canadian tanks, as required by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Transport Canada and The Canadian Gas Association regulations including hydrotesting and external visual inspection. For more information, please visit www.ditechtesting.com.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Tennessee was named “2013 State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. 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.