Southern Champion Tray Investing $85 Million To Expand Right to Work Tennessee Operations

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the Southern Champion Tray’s $84.9 million and expect 120 new permanent jobs in Chattanooga, TN.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Southern Champion Tray (SCT) officials announced today that the company will expand its Chattanooga operations by investing $84.9 million in a new manufacturing facility located in the Centre South Riverport Industrial Park. SCT’s purchase of the property is subject to the completion of due diligence which is expected to be complete by early first quarter of 2021.

As part of the expansion, SCT will create more than 120 new jobs in Hamilton County over the next five years.

Construction will begin in early 2021 and is expected to be complete by early 2022. In addition to this building, SCT will maintain three other facilities in Chattanooga.

source: Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development (August 11, 2020)

Not only do Right to Work states attract new businesses, they also have a strong record of keeping and growing businesses within their own borders.