An estimated 250 jobs will be created by a $12 million investment by MacLean Power Systems, a manufacturer of products used globally by electric utilities for building transmission and distribution lines and substations, MacLean Power Systems, in Trenton, Tennessee.
“MacLean Power Systems is excited to locate our operations in Trenton. We are looking forward to growing our business and creating opportunities here in west Tennessee,” Barry L. MacLean, president and CEO of MacLean-Fogg Company, said. “The tireless efforts of the City of Trenton, the Industrial Board, Trenton Water and Light, and the State of Tennessee were major factors in our decision to locate here. The availability of ready and suitable facilities and a friendly business climate were critical to our decision.” The facility will produce hardware and connector products and is projected to begin initial operations in the first half of 2013.
“This is exciting news for our state. MacLean Power Systems has a global presence, so this announcement speaks well for how attractive the Tennessee business climate is,” Gov. Bill Haslam said, about the Trenton project located at 1465 Industrial Park Drive. “Trenton is in an area that will benefit greatly from these jobs, and I know the company will find hard-working Tennesseans are good, quality employees. MacLean Power Systems and Tennessee will be a strong partnership.”
“MacLean Power Systems is another great addition to our state,” Allen Borden, Economic Community Development assistant commissioner, statewide operations, said. “Under Governor Haslam’s leadership, we continue to recruit highly-skilled, high wage jobs for our residents, and this announcement is a product of a successful economic development strategy.” Information on incentives that available to the firm was not immediately available.
“MacLean Power Systems is a subsidiary of MacLean-Fogg Company, The MacLean-Fogg Company provides engineered metal and plastic components to the industrial, automotive, military and aerospace markets, and unique devices used in the transmission and distribution of electrical power.