Company looks to hire at least 50 in February

Red Boiling Springs – According to reports, 620 Pelham (620) or Omega USA, a manufacturer of military uniforms in Smithville, is considering expanding operations to 327 College St. in Red Boiling Springs, the former home of Racoe manufacturing.

Racoe Manufacturing produced Men’s and boys’ sportswear and athletic clothing as well as Women’s and girls’ outerwear. 620 looks to provide 50 jobs to the community starting in February. 620 produces Goretex garments for East Tennessee-based Valley Apparel, LLC and is currently seeking military contracts hoping to expand the organization. 

If leasing goes well, the company will consider buying the facility, according to 620.

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Ron Moses is the managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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