- Plastic mold manufacturing company will invest more than $3 million in expansion
- Company will add 40 jobs over five years
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tenneplas officials announced today that the company will expand its Giles County operations.
Windsor Mold USA Inc., parent company of Tenneplas, will invest $3.5 million in a 37,500-square-foot expansion and create 40 jobs over the next five years.
The expansion will add capacity for warehousing and manufacturing. In addition to the $3.5 million investment, the company has purchased more than $2.4 million in manufacturing equipment.
Windsor Mold started in 1972 and established Tenneplas in Pulaski in 2004 where it currently has more than 130 employees. Headquartered in Windsor, Ontario Canada, the Windsor Mold Group of companies provides world class products and services for domestic and international Customers in the tooling and automotive plastic molding industries. Tenneplas produces exterior moldings, grille opening reinforcements, wheel liners, cowl vents and splash shields at the Giles County location.
Since 2015, TNECD has supported more than 75 economic development projects in Southern Middle Tennessee, totaling nearly 11,000 jobs and $4.2 billion in capital investment.
“Tenneplas is a valued member of the Giles County community, and we’re proud of the growth they have experienced since establishing a presence here in 2004. Companies in the automotive industry, such as Tenneplas, have helped make Tennessee the top state in the Southeast for automotive employment.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“We thank Windsor Mold for choosing to expand its Tenneplas site in Pulaski. Our state continues to be an ideal place for automotive manufacturing businesses to expand and these companies have invested nearly $8 billion here since 2015. Tenneplas is known for its high-quality automotive plastic moldings and we thank them for their continued commitment to Giles County.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe
“Our Tenneplas facility continues to expand to support our great customers. We have an outstanding team that continues to provide quality, innovative products and are very excited for this next growth stage for Tenneplas. We would like to thank TNECD, the Giles County Economic Development Commission, the Industrial Development Board of the City of Pulaski and Giles County, and the Tennessee Valley Authority, for their support in helping make this project a reality.” – David Mastronardi, president, Windsor Mold Group
“Tenneplas is a valued employer in Pulaski. Their expansion speaks to our favorable business climate and our ability to provide the talented workforce they need. On behalf of our community, I thank them for their continued investment in Pulaski now and for many more years to come.” – Pat Ford, Pulaski Mayor
“Tenneplas has been and continues to be a valued employer in Giles County. We are proud Tenneplas has chosen their Giles County operation for its $3 million investment, creating valuable jobs in Giles County. This significant investment not only shows Giles County is a great place for international companies to locate and expand their operations, it is a testament to the extraordinary people who make up our workforce.” – Melissa Greene, Giles County Executive
“TVA and Pulaski Electric System congratulate Tenneplas on its decision to expand operations in Pulaski. We are proud to partner with Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Giles County Economic Development Commission, and Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association to support companies like Tenneplas, business success and celebrate its commitment to continued growth in the Valley.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development
“I’m proud to help announce that Windsor Mold USA will be expanding their successful operations in Pulaski with the addition of 40 new jobs. This is an exciting day for our community as this announcement shows that Giles County is open for business. I appreciate the work of the governor, our Department of Economic and Community Development, and local officials who have worked closely with Windsor Mold USA on this significant investment.” – Sen. Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald)
“This expansion further demonstrates the strength of Tennessee’s automotive manufacturing industry and the talented workforce available in Giles County. I appreciate the efforts of our local officials and economic development leaders who work to promote and advance our existing industries. I thank Windsor Mold for their investment and wish them success for many more years to come.” – Rep. Clay Doggett (R-Pulaski)
TNECD Media Contact
Public Information Officer
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment to the state and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.