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Meco Corporation Expands Greeneville, Tennessee, Headquarters-Manufacturing Complex

Meco Corporation plans to expand its headquarters in Greeneville, Tennessee. The $27.8 million project is expected to create 67 jobs in Greene County.

“Meco Corporation, founded by Robert Austin, Sr, has long been known as a top employer in Greene County since 1959. His son, Robert Austin, Jr, and Robert’s wife, Kathryn Gamble, are committed to keeping his father’s dream alive as a leading employer in this region. We have an amazing group of associates that work together towards a common goal to produce domestically manufactured BBQ grills in Greeneville, Tennessee. This group exhibits teamwork that is impressive by anyone’s standards. We are working hard to reinvest in this facility, to hire more associates throughout our organization, develop new products and expand our footprint in the BBQ market. We are grateful for the opportunity and support as we expand our workforce, and we are anxious to see what the future holds for Meco,” Whitney Winter, president, Meco Corporation said.

Meco Corporation comprises two major business units. The Outdoor Living Group designs and markets residential charcoal and electric outdoor grills and smokers under the Americana Grills brand. The Indoor Living Group specializes in providing folding furniture to some of America's best Retailers.

“Meco Corporation has called Tennessee home for more than 60 years, and we are proud that the company has chosen to expand in the Volunteer State. We appreciate Meco for its continued investment and job creation in Greeneville, which will make a significant impact in Northeast Tennessee,” TNECD Commissioner Stuart McWhorter noted.

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