Fiberon, a subsidiary of Fortune Brands Home & Security, will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Columbia, Tennessee. The project is expected to create 310 jobs over the next five years.
The new site will be located at the Tennessee Rail Site, located off of Oakland Parkway.
“With its world class workforce and proximity to customers and resources, Columbia, Tennessee proved to be a natural fit for Fiberon’s new facility, and we are excited to become a part of the community. This new facility will help Fiberon meet the sustained, growing demand for our composite decking products and support our continued focus on the attractive outdoor living market,”Brett Finley, president, Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security said.
“Our state’s central location facilitates easy access between businesses like Fiberon and their customers and suppliers. We appreciate Fiberon for selecting Tennessee to plant roots and look forward to seeing this company grow and find success in Columbia,” Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) Commissioner Bob Rolfe said.
Founded in North Carolina in 1997, Fiberon is a leading U.S. manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and cladding, and prides itself on serving customers with high-quality, eco-friendly products. Today, the company employs more than 600 people across the U.S. through its bicoastal manufacturing and distribution operations in New London, North Carolina and Meridian, Idaho.