Posted by: Carly Schroer
Porcelain tile manufacturer to create 40 jobs
NASHVILLE— Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Del Conca USA officials announced today the company will invest $30 million to expand operations at its Loudon facility. The porcelain tile manufacturer will create 40 jobs in Loudon County.
“Approximately 1,300 Tennesseans are employed in the ceramic tile manufacturing sector, and this number is growing thanks to companies like Del Conca,” Boyd said. “I want to thank Del Conca for choosing to expand in Loudon and for strengthening the Team Tennessee workforce by creating these valuable jobs for our state.”
Del Conca will install two new productions lines with this expansion as well as be able to better serve the North American market. This expansion will also be dedicated to the production of large formats and tiles of increased thickness.
Del Conca USA, a subsidiary of Del Conca Group, is one of the most modern production plants of porcelain stoneware in the world and specializes in porcelain tile production.
To apply for these jobs, please visit Delconcausa.com.
Loudon and Loudon County are represented by Sen. Randy McNally (R – Oak Ridge), Rep. Jimmy Matlock (R – Lenoir City) and Rep. Kent Calfee (R – Kingston) in the Tennessee General Assembly.
Paul Boyles, Human Resources Manager, Del Conca USA
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