Governor Haslam Visits Mars Chocolate Factory Thursday

Mars To Invest $67 Million In Cleveland Facility

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Governor Bill Haslam will visit Mars Chocolate North America’s Cleveland facility on Thursday afternoon to celebrate Mars’ $67 million investment in the site and its ongoing commitment to create jobs in its Tennessee facilities.  

The governor will tour the factory, which manufacturers M&M’S Chocolate Candies, before giving brief remarks about his commitment to job growth throughout the state. 

Those attending will include Governor Bill Haslam, State Senator Mike Bell, Rep. Kevin Brooks, Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland, Gary Farlow, president, Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, Douglas E. Berry, vice president of Economic Development, Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, Mark Broadhurst, director of Public Affairs, Mars Inc. and Joe Burton, site director, Mars Cleveland facility. 

The Mars Chocolate Cleveland Factory is at 3500 Peerless Road, NW. 


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