Report: Crane-building company coming to Clinton

According to the Clinton Courier News, a Texas-based company that manufactures custom-designed cranes and other “materials-handling” equipment will bring as many as 50 jobs to Clinton when it opens its newest manufacturing facility in the building formerly occupied by Rexnord on JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway early next year.

Ace World Companies will expand the old Rexnord plant by some 55,000 square feet, with an investment of some $5.6 million, according to the report in last week’s paper, which also says that the company will moving its current operation in East Tennessee from Knoxville to Clinton in January or February.

When we learn more specifics about when the new facility will open, and when potential employees can apply for jobs at the new facility, we will share it with you on the air and online.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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