Groundbreaking Held For $360 Million Tire Facility At Dayton

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday morning for Finnish company Nokian Tyres, which plans a $360 million tire facility in Dayton.

 

The company’s investment follows another multi-million dollar investment in nearby Bledsoe County by a textile company.

 

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who attended the groundbreaking, said it "signals a resurgence of American manufacturing."

 

He said, “Republicans in Congress and the President are working together to eliminate harmful taxes and regulations that impede job creation and economic growth. Tennessee, where taxes and regulations are low, and Tennesseans are especially diligent and hardworking, is providing an example to the rest of the country. Our state is also leading a return to technical education to help students and experienced workers learn new skills and find employment.

 

”I’m confident more employers like Nokian will come to appreciate the business-friendly environment and capable, eager workforce here.”



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