Friday, August 20, 2010

Manufacturing Jobs Make Comeback in TN

From the Tennessean: "Detroit getting back on its feet is good for Tennessee," said David Penn, an economist at Middle Tennessee State University. "Our auto suppliers produce not only for plants in the state but for other states as well." ... Tennessee's recovery could pick up speed in the months ahead.... "We're looking in the next 18 months at some major impacts on employment from new assembly plants at Volkswagen and Nissan. (full story)