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Doug Jeffords Company Expands to Mount Pleasant, Tennessee

02/28/2018
Doug Jeffords Company will invest $4 million to relocate its operation to Cherry Glen Industrial Park in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee. The family owned seasoning and spice manufacturer expects to create 35 jobs in Maury County.

“The Doug Jeffords Company strives to become the Southeast’s largest provider of sustainably grown and ethically sourced spices, by moving our operation to Maury County it will allow us to expand our production capabilities, and our economic reach across the Southeast.” McKinley Thomason, President of the Doug Jeffords Company stated.

Doug Jeffords will be taking over an existing 77,000-square foot facility, previously owned by Numatics Actuator, located at 103 Sam Watkins Blvd. in Mount Pleasant. The new facility will be used for the creation, packaging and fulfillment of the company’s spices, seasonings, and dry goods. As part of the company’s relocation they will initially add 15-20 new jobs, these position will be in the packing and blending side of their production operation.

“I want to thank the Doug Jeffords Company for its decision to move its operations to Maury County,” Wil Evans, Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance President, said. “When a company like Doug Jeffords chooses Maury County as its new location, it speaks volumes to our strong business climate and optimal location that makes our county a great place for companies to grow and succeed.”

“Doug Jeffords has been a great asset to Middle Tennessee for 57 years, and we are grateful for their decision to continue their legacy in Mount Pleasant,” Mount Pleasant Mayor Jim Bailey said. “The diversity of industry that The Doug Jeffords Company will bring to Mount Pleasant is exciting and we look forward to working with them in any way possible to ensure prosperous years in Mount Pleasant.”

“We are pleased to welcome the Doug Jeffords Company to Maury County.” Charlie Norman, Maury County Mayor, said. “The decision to locate in the Cherry Glen Industrial Park reinforces our position that Maury County offers everything industries need and want.”

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