Brownsville getting new plant
Posted: Monday, September 26, 2011 7:03 pm
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has announced Marathon Heater Inc. is coming to Brownsville. The company’s $1 million investment will create 60 jobs during the next three years.
Marathon Heater is a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade heating elements and temperature sensors.
“I’m happy to welcome Marathon Heater Inc., to Brownsville and to Tennessee,” Haslam said. “Marathon’s decision to locate in Haywood County is an example of the results we continue to see with our Jobs4TN economic development plan, and I appreciate the company’s investment in our state as we work to make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.”
“Under Governor Haslam’s leadership, we have continued to hone our recruitment efforts and create a business-friendly environment for companies to locate,” state Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Bill Hagerty said.
Texas-based Marathon specializes in custom designed and manufactured industrial products, such as industrial cartridge heaters, industrial silicone rubber heaters, industrial nozzle heaters and industrial air heaters.
The company also manufactures band heaters, ceramic heaters, mica heaters and air heaters.
The company has begun hiring for production positions at the Brownsville facility. To inquire, call (830) 775-1417 or visit http://www.marathonheater.com/english/careers.