Cooling equipment manufacturer to invest $16.5 million in Tennessee facility

Rhea County – Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC), a cooling equipment manufacturer, officials announced the company will invest $16.5 million to expand manufacturing operations at its Manufacturers Road location in Dayton, Tennessee. 

BAC will create 63 new jobs through the project, bringing the company’s total headcount in Tier 4, At-Risk Rhea County to more than 150. 

“BAC is thrilled to be driving the revitalization of this facility and participating in the growth of the Dayton, Rhea County and Tennessee economies. We are grateful for the support we’ve received from city, county and state officials, as well as the positive response from the skilled workforce in the area. We look forward to becoming an even more significant member of this outstanding community,” said Dave Klee, General Manager, Baltimore Aircoil Company.

The expansion is in direct response to BAC’s recent growth of its dry coil and adiabatic cooling equipment businesses and will comprise significant infrastructure improvements, which include facility and site improvements, coil manufacturing equipment, material handling equipment and craneage. 

“BAC could have chosen any of its global locations to expand, and we are grateful that this company will continue to call one of our state’s most rural regions home. We believe Dayton and Rhea County have the skilled workforce, central location and infrastructure needed to propel this company forward, supporting future expansions,” said TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter.

Headquartered in Jessup, Maryland, with employees and facilities around the world, Baltimore Aircoil Company is a global leader in the HVAC, industrial and refrigeration industries. The company manufactures and designs commercial and industrial cooling equipment from its locations in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa and Australia. 

Image courtesy of BAC.

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