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New Balance Athletics Plans Lebanon, Tennessee, Distribution Complex

New Balance Athletics, the athletic footwear and apparel manufacturer, will establish a new distribution center in Lebanon, Tennessee. The $68.5 million project is expected to create 150 jobs in Wilson County.

Located in the Speedway Industrial Park, the automated processing facility will be approximately 350,000-square-feet and is planned for completion in summer 2023.

“We are excited to open our new distribution center in Lebanon, Tennessee, that will drive increased agility, capacity and collaboration across our North American distribution network. This new state-of-the-art facility will ensure we can continue to provide world-class customer service and achieve our strategic growth goals. We greatly appreciate the tremendous support we’ve received at the local and state level and look forward to joining the Wilson County business community,” Dave Wheeler, chief operating officer, New Balance noted.

The DC will support a portion of the company’s digital commerce business for footwear, apparel and accessories as well as service its wholesale and retail operations for its apparel business.

“Tennessee is known for the companies that call our state home, so we are proud to add another globally known brand to our roster. I appreciate New Balance for its decision to invest $68.5 million and create over 150 new jobs in Lebanon. This is a big win for Wilson County and reaffirms that Tennessee’s pro-business climate, strong workforce and quality of life continue to attract the world’s leading businesses,” TNECD Commissioner Stuart McWhorter added.

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