The LG journey: How Clarksville landed the 600-job plant
Monday, March 06, 2017
With the announcement that LG Electronics is coming to Corporate Business Park North with a $250 million plant and 600 jobs, the local industrial park is now book-ended by South Korean companies.
To the south along International Boulevard near I-24 Exit 8, Hankook Tire is also preparing to begin manufacturing in an $800 million facility and with 1,000 jobs by the end of this year.
Local business recruiters including Mike Evans, executive director of the Industrial Development Board, and Cal Wray, executive director of the Economic Development Council, see this as the beginning of a business relationship with South Korea that will yield limitless benefit.
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