Airtech Advanced Materials Group, the vacuum bagging and composite tooling materials manufacturer, will invest $13 million to expand in Springfield, Tennessee. The project is expected to create approximately 30 new jobs in Robertson County.
The company serves many sectors including aerospace, wind power, marine, automotive, racing, solar energy and general composites industries. With this expansion, Airtech plans on adding new equipment to its current facility in Springfield to keep up with the company’s continued growth.
“We are so proud to work with the state of Tennessee to bring the most advanced technology for the aircraft and aerospace industry to Springfield. Our new expansion will allow us and Springfield to become an advanced technology center,” Airtech CEO Jeff Dahlgren said.
“Airtech’s decision to expand its operations in Springfield showcases that Tennessee’s business-friendly environment and highly trained workforce create the perfect location for a company to succeed. I appreciate Airtech for creating 30 new jobs in Robertson County and thank the company for its continued investment in Tennessee,” said Governor Bill Lee.
“Tennessee’s manufacturing sector is one of our state’s strongest industries with more than 2,300 advanced manufacturing establishments located in our state. I applaud Airtech on its decision to expand its operations in Springfield and thank the company for strengthening our manufacturing industry by creating 30 new jobs in Robertson County,” said TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe.
“This is great news for Robertson County. I have so much respect and appreciation for the Dahlgren family and I am thrilled they are making such a sizeable investment in Robertson County. Airtech is an outstanding employer that promotes the values that make our country great and we are blessed to have them here,” Sen. Kerry Roberts (R – Springfield) said.
“Airtech Advanced Material Group’s investment and the creation of 30 new jobs in Robertson County is welcome news. These jobs will help strengthen our economy in Robertson County. I look forward to working with our local leaders to secure additional jobs that will provide more growth within our community,” Rep. Sabi Kumar (R-Springfield) added.