- Yachad LLC will invest $602,000 and create 31 jobs in McNairy County
- Company provides distribution and fulfillment services for Clear Bags
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Yachad LLC officials today announced that the company will invest $602,000 to expand its operations in Selmer and create 31 jobs in McNairy County.
Yachad provides distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services for Clear Bags, a California-based packaging company with operations in Selmer. Yachad will add 6,000 square feet of space to accommodate more customer service representatives.
Since 2015, TNECD has supported eight economic development projects in McNairy County, resulting in more than 520 job commitments and nearly $20 million in capital investment.
“Supporting the creation of good jobs in rural Tennessee is one of my top priorities. Yachad’s decision to create 31 jobs will have a positive impact on Selmer’s economy, and I thank the company for its commitment to Tennessee.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“Tennessee’s distressed communities like McNairy County have our utmost attention when it comes to attracting new jobs and industry. This expansion by Yachad promises to provide steady incomes for dozens of families in Selmer. I look forward to all the ways this expansion will benefit the citizens of McNairy County.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe
“We are grateful for the support of the state of Tennessee and our local Department of Economic Development. We look forward to creating jobs and helping Selmer’s economy for years to come.” – Paul Pavao, CFO of Yachad LLC
“This is great news. We continue to see the job market strengthening in McNairy County, which boosts our local economy. I congratulate Governor Lee and all state and local officials whose efforts helped bring these jobs home.” – Sen. Dolores Gresham (R – Somerville)
“Yachad LLC’s continued investment in Selmer is great news for our community and region. I am proud to support the efforts of our local leaders in bringing more high-quality jobs to our community, and I appreciate Yachad LLC, Governor Lee, and our Department of Economic and Community Development for their commitment to District 94.” – Rep. Ron Gant (R – Rossville)
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