The Tennessee Valley has a rich history in manufacturing a wide range of industrial products like chemicals, wood products, and metals. There are more than 132,000 individuals employed in manufacturing industrial products within the Tennessee Valley with skill sets ranging from machining and welding to industrial maintenance and mechatronics.
The strong business environment of the seven-state TVA region promotes manufacturing and R&D through low operating costs, access to a skilled and growing workforce, world-class education and research institutions, and strong transportation infrastructure.
Countless world-renowned industrial products companies are finding success in the TVA region including: Louisiana Pacific, International Paper, Du Pont, Alcoa Inc., Nucor Steel, Caterpillar, John Deere Power Products, Whirlpool Corporation, General Electric Appliance, Panasonic, and Komatsu among many others.
In addition to competitively priced and reliable power, companies considering the TVA region have access to a host of resources to aid in their location search including market research, site evaluation and technical services, and financing and incentive programs.