The 3M Company plans to expand in Clinton, investing about $470 million and adding around 600 new jobs by 2025, a press release said.
The expansion was announced Thursday by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commission Bob Rolfe, and 3M Company officials.
“As part of 3M’s expansion at the Eagle Bend Industrial Park, the company plans to invest in two of its fast-growing product lines: Filtrete air filters and Command adhesive strips,” the press release said.
It said the additional investments and jobs will help 3M increase capacity and reduce manufacturing time in response to growing consumer demand. Also, the investment will improve sustainability by replacing plastic packaging with more renewable packaging such as paperboard, the press release said.[Read more…]