- Project will create 45 jobs in Montgomery County.
- Oldcastle APG is leading North American manufacturer of concrete building and hardscape products.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Oldcastle APG leaders announced today that the company will expand operations in Clarksville, creating 45 new jobs.
As part of the expansion, Oldcastle APG will invest $10.2 million to retrofit and expand its existing facilities to increase production of concrete paver products, which are used in applications such as home renovations, commercial projects and roadways.
With more than 180 locations across the U.S., including 36 in Tennessee, Oldcastle APG is North America’s leading manufacturer of concrete building and hardscape products. The company’s products range from the structural masonry used in urban construction projects to the finishing touches in backyards. Oldcastle APG is a subsidiary of CRH plc, a leading global diversified building materials group.
Over the last five years, TNECD has supported nearly 10 economic development projects in Montgomery County, resulting in 2,500 job commitments and $700 million in capital investment.
“When an existing company chooses to expand in Tennessee, it is a clear indication of our successful economic policies and highly-skilled workforce. Oldcastle APG is a valued member of the Montgomery County community, and I’m thankful for its continued investment in Tennessee.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“Oldcastle APG is a leading global brand that has a well-established presence across Tennessee. We’re grateful to Oldcastle APG for creating additional family-wage jobs and supporting economic growth in Montgomery County.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe
“We look forward to fortifying our global footprint with expanded operations in Tennessee. With demand for our products growing every day, particularly throughout the Southeast, we are confident this investment will greatly increase production and allow us to best serve our customers for years to come.” – Oldcastle APG President Tim Ortman
“TVA and Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation congratulate Oldcastle APG on its decision to expand operations in Clarksville. It’s always an exciting day when we can celebrate a company’s commitment to continued growth in the Valley. We are proud to partner with the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to support companies, like Oldcastle APG, create new job opportunities and investment in the Valley.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development
“We are excited that Oldcastle APG continues to choose Montgomery County’s diverse and highly-skilled talent pool and unparalleled quality of life to grow their business. I congratulate them on this sizable expansion and appreciate the work done by Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe and our local officials for bringing these new jobs to Clarksville. It is an honor to partner with them to see that Tennessee is a business-friendly state that attracts good jobs.” – Sen. Bill Powers (R-Clarksville)
“We are proud Oldcastle APG has chosen to expand their operations in Clarksville. Our highly skilled workforce and business-friendly climate makes our community the perfect place for businesses to invest in. I congratulate all who were involved with making this expansion possible and wish Oldcastle APG continued success in Montgomery County.” – Rep. Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville)
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