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Gorman Woodyard Expands Operations in McEwen, Tennessee

01/30/2020
Gorman Woodyard, a wood chipping company that provides wood for several paper mills, will expand operations and add equipment at its home base in McEwen, Tennessee. Gorman Woodyard expects to create 46 new jobs and invest $1.5 million in Humphreys County over the next five years.

“We would like to take this opportunity to thank the State of Tennessee, Humphreys County Department of Economic and Community Development, MLEC and everyone involved in making this expansion of our business possible. We would also like to thank our local suppliers and landowners as our goal is to support local economy the way they have shown support for us,” Gorman Woodyard Owner Floyd Lampley said.

“Our state puts a major emphasis on making sure our rural communities are thriving. I appreciate Gorman Woodyard for choosing to expand in a rural community like Humphreys County and creating 46 new jobs in McEwen. I look forward to seeing this company continue to succeed in our state,” said Governor Bill Lee.

“I want to thank Gorman Woodyard for choosing to expand in McEwen and creating 46 new jobs Humphreys County, a rural, Tier 3 county. This investment by Gorman Woodyard showcases that Tennessee’s workforce across rural Tennessee is continuing to grow and attract new and expanding businesses to our state,” added Bob Rolfe, Commissioner of TNECD.

“This is exciting news for McEwen and Humphreys County. I’ve often said Humphreys County is a great place to do business. The people there are among Tennessee’s finest, and these new jobs are going to provide a much-needed boost to the county,” Sen. Kerry Roberts noted.

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