• Laminated insulation manufacturer to create more than 70 new jobs in Tier 4, Distressed Perry County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter and Dutch Tech, Inc. officials announced today the company will invest $755,000 to expand its insulation manufacturing operations at the company’s headquarters in Southern Middle Tennessee.

Dutch Tech will create 73 new jobs in Tier 4, Distressed Perry County three years after the company was founded in Lobelville.

The additional staff will serve as shift managers, equipment operators and administrative assistants, allowing Dutch Tech to better meet its customer demands and increase production.

Founded in 2020, and headquartered in Lobelville, Tennessee, Dutch Tech, Inc. specializes in manufacturing durable, insulation technology. Through the expansion, Dutch Tech will employ nearly 100 people in Perry County.

Since 2019, TNECD has supported more than 50 economic development projects in the Southern Middle Tennessee region, resulting in approximately 7,800 job commitments and $5.6 billion in capital investment.

“What happens in rural Tennessee matters to all Tennesseans, and I thank Dutch Tech for its commitment to creating 73 new, high quality job opportunities for Tennesseans across Perry County.” – Gov. Bill Lee

“Today’s announcement is proof that Tennessee has the quality of life, pro-business climate and workforce to support companies like Dutch Tech. I am proud that Dutch Tech will continue to call one of our state’s most rural regions home and look forward to seeing the growth this project spurs in Perry County.” – TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter

“We are pleased to be able to manufacture American made products here in Middle Tennessee. We are committed to providing the best quality building insulation made possible by hard working Tennesseans. Dutch Tech is proud to be on track to provide more than 70 well paid jobs in Perry County.” – Tim Easley, CEO, Dutch Tech, Inc.  

“TVA and Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative congratulate Dutch Tech on its decision to expand operations and create new jobs in Perry County. We are proud to partner with Perry County Government and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to support companies that are committed to continued growth in the region, and we look forward to Dutch Tech’s continued business success here.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of economic development

“We are very pleased Dutch Tech is expanding their successful operations and creating new jobs in Perry County. We thank them for their investment and appreciate their continued partnership.” – Sen. Ed Jackson (R-Jackson)

“When a valued employer like Dutch Tech is successful, our community benefits. This expansion will bring much-needed new jobs to Lobelville that will improve the quality of life for so many residents and their families. I am grateful for Dutch Tech’s investment and continued commitment to Perry County.” – Rep. Kirk Haston (R-Lobelville)

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
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Media Contacts
Dutch Tech, Inc.
Kayla Coble
HR and Public Relations Director
(931) 325-0000 ext. 0
[email protected]

Lindsey Tipton
Public Information Officer
(615) 339-6608
[email protected]


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