SK Food Group Plans Cleveland, Tennessee, Manufacturing Plant
The 525,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will support the company’s growing consumer demand by utilizing automated technology to assist with sandwich assembly and food handling. construction will begin before the end of the year and is scheduled for completion in 2025.
“We are very excited to be adding the Cleveland, Tennessee, facility to our growing family of facilities, which span across the U.S. This project will generate 840 new jobs in the Cleveland region by 2030 and will leverage Cleveland’s best-in-class technology training program, along with our proprietary training and educational programs, to provide ongoing skills development to community members and allow our company to grow together with the community,” Dustin Dixon, president, SK Food Group, Inc. said.
Founded as a mobile catering business in 1942, SK Food Group is an Arizona-based premium custom foods manufacturer. The company specializes in supplying sandwiches, wraps, snacks, flatbreads, burgers and other protein snacks for branding by corporate customers worldwide.
“We continue to see Tennessee flourish as the place for business thanks to companies like SK Food Group that choose to invest in our state, our skilled workforce and our communities. Cleveland and Bradley County have proven to be the ideal location for SK Foods, and we are proud that this company will soon call the Volunteer State home,” noted TNECD Commissioner Stuart McWhorter.
“TVA and Cleveland Utilities congratulate SK Food Group on its decision to establish operations in Bradley County. TVA is proud to partner with the City of Cleveland, Bradley County, the Cleveland-Bradley Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to support companies, like SK Food Group, that are creating new job opportunities and investment in the region,” John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of economic development added.
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