Tuesday, September 8, 2009

BERC in the News

  • Thousands Of Manufacturing Jobs May Come To Mid-State (with video, News Channel 5, Sept. 4): "David Penn ... said it was no secret why employers are looking at Middle Tennessee ... 'a wide range of skills ...a perfect location ... top of the line transportation network, plus an eager work force.' If Murfreesboro does not land the new Harley Davidson plant ... being in the running [is] enough to pique the interest of other companies."

  • Uneven Economic Jolt (Chattanooga Times Free Press, Sept. 6): "David Penn ... said most of the impact from the stimulus plan is yet to come.'"

  • What Are 100 New Jobs Worth? (Tullahoma News, Sept. 6): "Dr. David Penn ... said, with payroll from the business alone being $2.6 million in the first year, it's definitely worth the effort to recruit this new industry."