Economic Development News

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Good news and great networking highlight annual “Tenders and Tea at TCAT.”
August 24, 2022
- Critical strides in local education and the value of MTIDA’s Wage and Benefit Survey were among the topics at the annual event sponsored by the Shelbyville-Bedford Partnership. “Working the room” took on a new level of meaning at the annual “Tenders and Tea at TCAT...

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Shelbyville-Bedford Teachers on Tour: Connecting classroom learning to career opportunities.
August 10, 2022
- With the booming investment in automated vehicle production, including the recent announcement of the $95 million Duksan plant, it’s clear that America’s industrial renaissance has arrived in Middle Tennessee. Poised to reap the advantages, Shelbyville-Bedford County is also ready to spur vital growth through the collaborative efforts...

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Governor Lee, Commissioner McWhorter Announce Duksan Electera America, Inc. to Establish Manufacturing Operations in Bedford County
July 27, 2022
- South Korean-based electrolyte manufacturer to locate first North American manufacturing facility in Tennessee Company to create more than 100 new jobs in Shelbyville NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and Duksan Electera America, Inc. officials announced today the company will invest $95...

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Improving the Industrial Park
September 8, 2021
- The Shelbyville-Bedford Partnership is tasked with economic and community development. A component of the economic development mission includes industrial recruitment for the Shelbyville and Bedford Industrial Park. Shelbyville and Bedford County jointly support an industrial park in the county’s northwest corner. The park’s general oversight and...

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Creating Jobs, Building the Retail Industry, and Making Our Communities Stronger
August 20, 2021
- The Shelbyville-Bedford Partnership was born out of a need for a county-wide focus on economic and community development. It is tasked with providing the City of Shelbyville and Bedford County with economic and community development for the benefit of its citizens. The Partnership is formally structured as a 501(c) (6) giving...

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Hooper to serve as Economic Development Director
January 1, 2021
- Shane Hooper of Tupelo, Miss., was officially hired as the new local economic director for Bedford County/Shelbyville, according to joint economic development committee. Mr. Hooper was hired through a joint partnership funded by the City of Shelbyville and Bedford County, although he will operate from an office on the...

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