Tennessee-based full-service film and paper packaging manufacturer to invest $10 million in Piney Flats, create 70 new jobs in Northeast Tennessee

Nashville –  The Robinette Company officials announced today the company will invest $10.3 million to construct a new, 100,000-square-foot facility in Piney Flats, Tennessee. With a headquarters in Bristol and manufacturing operations in both Bristol and Piney Flats, the new facility will be The Robinette Company’s fourth location. Through this expansion, the company will create 70 new production jobs in Sullivan County.

The Robinette Company’s new production facility will house additional equipment to provide support for producing film-related products and accommodate growing business demands.

“Our strong business climate and skilled workforce make Tennessee the ideal location for businesses to thrive,” said Governor Bill Lee. “I thank The Robinette Company for its decision to invest in Sullivan County to ensure Tennesseans and our economy continue to thrive.” 

Founded in 1987, The Robinette Company has a rich and extensive history in the paper printing industry. The company began printing roll paper for the milling industry and has since expanded into a full-service packaging manufacturer for the food, pet food, consumer, beverage, lawn and garden, nutraceutical and health care industries. The Robinette Company’s expansion will bring the company’s total employment in Northeast Tennessee to nearly 450 people.

Since 2018, TNECD has supported 12 economic development projects in Sullivan County, resulting in nearly 1,200 job commitments and $699 million in capital investment. 

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