McMinn County Economic Development Authority

Kathy Knight

Executive Director

9 E Madison Avenue
Suite 201
Athens, Tennessee 37303
Phone : 423-745-1506
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 423-745-1507
Email : Kathy@makeitinmcminn.org
Website : www.makeitinmcminn.org

Targeted Industries

•   Aerospace & Defense
•   Alternative Energy & Fuels
•   Automotive
•   Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Manufacturing
•   Metals
•   Plastics
•   Retail
•   Technology/R&D

About McMinn County Economic Development Authority

The mission of the McMinn County EDA is 1) to facilitate the creation and retention of quality jobs for the citizens of McMinn County, TN and 2) to increase capital investment in McMinn County through a targeted marketing plan and regional partnership programs.


TN: DENSO to Invest $190M, Expand, Create 320 McMinn County Jobs

Development News | February 28, 2018

Japan-based automotive supplier expanding its operations, adding four production lines and 300 jobs in Athens, TN. more >>


Tennessee Certified Sites Take the Guesswork Out of Site Selection

Article | February 27, 2017

Learn why Tennessee's award-winning Select Tennessee Certified Sites Program helps mitigate the risks in expansion or relocation decisions. more >>

TN: E&E Manufacturing of TN to Invest $23M, Expand, Add 123 Jobs

Development News | October 21, 2016

Expansion will add 76,000 sq ft to current facility which will create a total space of 285,000 sq ft for automotive components supplier. more >>

TN: HP Pelzer Investing $28M, Hiring 200 for New Manufacturing Facility

Development News | April 16, 2013

Supplier of auto acoustic, interior trim to locate new 185,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility at Mt. Verd Industrial Park in Athens. more >>

TN: Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Congratulate ThyssenKrupp Waupaca on Reopening of Etowah Foundry

Development News | July 29, 2011

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty recently congratulated officials from ThyssenKrupp... more >>

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