- Label manufacturer will create 80 jobs
- Project represents more than $9 million investment in Maury County
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Documotion Research, Inc. officials announced today that the company will establish new manufacturing operations in Maury County.
This will be the company’s first operation outside of California, where it is headquartered. The project represents an investment of $9.3 million and creation of 80 jobs.
Documotion will renovate an existing building at 971 Greenlick Court in Columbia. Once complete, the facility will be Documotion’s new manufacturing operations for point-of-sale labels.
Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., Documotion manufactures labels for various business sectors including food service, healthcare, retail, libraries, inventory management and others.
In the last five years, TNECD has supported nearly 20 economic development projects in Maury County, accounting for approximately 4,000 job commitments and more than $3 billion in capital investment.
“I welcome Documotion to Tennessee and thank everyone who came together to bring this project to fruition. I’m confident that Columbia’s highly-skilled workforce will be a valuable asset to the company’s growth, and I look forward to seeing how Documotion will further strengthen Maury County’s business landscape.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“TNECD is proud to welcome another California-based company to Tennessee. The recent influx of West-Coast companies to Tennessee underscores our state’s exceptional pro-business climate, dedicated workforce and outstanding quality of life. We thank Documotion for choosing Maury County and creating 80 new jobs in Columbia.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe
“Documotion Research, Inc. is expanding production of its patented line of StickyPOS® self-cleaning linerless labels. We are thrilled to have selected Columbia, Tennessee as a manufacturing site and want to thank the state of Tennessee, TVA, Maury County and the City of Columbia for extending us a very warm welcome and support to locate here as we continue to grow our business nationwide.” – Joel Van Boom, president, Documotion Research, Inc.
“I welcome this jobs announcement—yet another indicator that our economic momentum will continue in 2021. Documotion Research, Inc., a company with a reputation for innovation, is a welcome addition to our city and further diversifies our existing industry. On behalf of the City of Columbia, I thank them for investing in our community. And I thank our state and local partners for their good work which has resulted in 80 new and quality jobs to our region.” – Columbia City Mayor Chaz Molder
“Today’s announcement kicks off 2021 with a great start and further emphasizes that Maury County is well-positioned for continued economic development. I welcome Documotion Research, Inc. to Maury County and look forward to watching this company continue to grow and expand.” – Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles
“TVA and Columbia Power & Water Systems congratulate Documotion Research, Inc. on its decision to locate operations in Maury County. Helping to attract and retain quality jobs and investment is fundamental to TVA’s core mission of service. We are proud to partner with Maury Alliance, Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to help further that mission and celebrate this announcement.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development
“We congratulate Documotion Research on their decision to locate this new facility in Maury County. Our district is becoming increasingly more attractive as a place for businesses to locate due to our skilled talent pool, strategic location and business-friendly atmosphere. Helping to foster job creation is a key part of our efforts, and we are proud to partner with Governor Lee, TNECD and our local officials to help further that mission.” – Sen. Joey Hensley (R–Hohenwald)
“Thanks to companies like Documotion Research, our district has experienced great growth in recent years. I appreciate this company for bringing new jobs to Maury County and investing in our community.” – Rep. Michael Curcio (R–Dickson)
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