MDS Cheese will create 75 new jobs in Coffee County as a result of the project
Nashville – MDS Foods Inc. (MDS Cheese) officials announced will invest $8.9 million to expand operations at its Tullahoma facility in the Coffee County Joint Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site.
MDS Cheese will create 75 new jobs in Coffee County as a result of the project.
“We’re excited about MDS and their expanded footprint in Coffee County. We’ve enjoyed their cooperation and look forward to many years of partnership to come,” said Coffee County Mayor Judd Matheny.
To increase its manufacturing and distribution capabilities, MDS Cheese will add roughly 48,000 square feet of cooler space dedicated to the distribution of finished products and approximately 10,000 square feet of space for new cheese production lines.
Founded and headquartered in Navarre, Ohio, MDS Foods Inc. has served supermarket delis and restaurants across the U.S. as a manufacturer and supplier of premium cheese slices, shreds, chunks, cubes and loaves for nearly 20 years.
With the additional 75 new jobs in Tullahoma, MDS Cheese will employ nearly 200 Tennesseans.
“After 15 years of being in Coffee County, we are excited to continue growing by expanding our team and business here in Tullahoma. The cities of Tullahoma and Manchester, along with the Coffee County Industrial Board, have been great partners and made this expansion possible for us and our dedicated team members. Thank you to all who have supported our business over the years. We look forward to the next chapter of growth in Coffee County,” said Jim Straughn, president, MDS Foods Inc.
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