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SGB Enterprises Relocates-Plans Columbia, Tennessee, Headquarters-Operations

SGB Enterprises Inc., a prime systems integrator, plans to relocate its headquarters and expand its design and manufacturing operations in Columbia, Tennessee. The $1.7 million project is expected to create 41 jobs.

The investment will position the company in closer proximity to its primary customer base across the Southeast and will allow it to expand its products and services for the commercial and military simulation training sectors.

“We are very excited about our expansion as Columbia is just a short drive up I-65 from our largest customer. The decision to relocate our headquarters in Tennessee is strategic and significant for our company and our core customers. Tennessee, Maury County and the City of Columbia offer a skilled and talented workforce, great resources for manufacturing and a supportive business environment that will allow us to continue to grow and to evolve our product and service offerings,” Joe Padula, president and CEO, SGB Enterprises said.

SGB Enterprises, Inc. specializes in designing and manufacturing procedural training systems, flight simulators, maintenance trainers and other simulated avionics and control components for the aerospace industry.

“We are proud to partner with SGB as the company relocates its headquarters and expands its manufacturing in Tennessee. Our state is home to top research and development assets, which when combined with our strong background in manufacturing, will create the perfect climate to support companies like SGB in the aerospace industry,” TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter noted.

“TVA and Columbia Power and Water Systems congratulate SGB Enterprises on its decision to establish operations in Columbia, Tennessee. Helping attract and retain companies creating quality jobs and investment in the region is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the Maury Alliance, and Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association to further that mission and celebrate this announcement together,” John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development added.

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