July 13, 2023
Medical equipment manufacturing company to invest more than $2.5 million, create nearly 50 new jobs in Lawrenceburg
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter and Blickman Industries, LLC officials announced today the company will invest $2.7 million to establish manufacturing operations in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
The project will create 48 new jobs in Lawrence County.
Founded in 1889, Blickman Industries provides the healthcare industry with groundbreaking stainless steel and chrome solutions. The company offers the highest quality medical equipment and services to acute care hospitals, primary care offices and surgery centers across the nation.
Since 2019, TNECD has supported more than 50 economic development projects in the Southern Middle Tennessee region, resulting in approximately 7,600 job commitments and $5.5 billion in capital investment.
“Tennessee is the best state in the nation for companies to succeed, thanks to our strong economy, unmatched business climate and highly skilled workforce. I thank Blickman Industries for its investment to create nearly 50 new jobs and greater opportunity for families across Lawrence County.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“We are proud to add Blickman Industries to the impressive list of healthcare manufacturing companies that call Tennessee home. In addition to its investment, we appreciate Blickman Industries for onshoring jobs, which will strengthen our economy and create additional high quality job opportunities in Lawrenceburg.” – TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter
“Tennessee’s commitment to creating and maintaining a pro-business environment, which allows businesses and its employees to thrive, was our key deciding factor in relocating. Our organization will certainly benefit from the state’s centralized location, impressive transportation infrastructure and skilled workforce. We are looking forward to joining Tennessee’s growing healthcare manufacturing industry.” – Anthony Lorenzo, CEO, Blickman Industries, LLC
“The City of Lawrenceburg is excited to welcome Blickman Industries to our community. This investment not only represents new opportunity for our people, but also solidifies Lawrenceburg’s position as a destination for advanced manufacturing.” – Lawrenceburg Mayor Blake Lay
“I am pleased to welcome another great company to our growing community. Blickman Industries’ investment is a testament to the quality of Lawrence County’s business climate and vote of confidence in our workforce. I applaud the efforts of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce and partnering organizations for a job well done.” – Lawrence County Executive David Morgan
“The Chamber is proud to welcome Blickman Industries to Lawrence County. This investment represents 48 high-quality jobs for our people and further diversifies our industry base. Our team looks forward to supporting Blickman’s operations for years to come.” – Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Ryan Egly
“TVA and Lawrenceburg Utility System congratulate Blickman Industries on its decision to establish operations and create new jobs in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Helping to attract new jobs and investment to the Valley is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to further that mission and look forward to Blickman Industries’ future success in the region.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of economic development
“I am very excited to welcome Blickman Industries to Lawrence County. This investment not only creates new job opportunities for our constituents, but also bolsters the state’s reputation as a leader in the medical technology industry. I applaud Blickman Industries for its investment in our state and look forward to the positive impact it will have on our healthcare system and economy.” – Sen. Page Walley (R-Savannah)
“Tennessee continues to be a top destination for manufacturers that are looking to expand operations. This investment by Blickman Industries will bring more quality jobs and economic prosperity to Lawrenceburg. I congratulate the company on its success and look forward to the positive impact it will have in Lawrence County.” – Rep. Kip Capley (R-Summertown)
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment to the state and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.
About the Chamber
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is a network of businesses, industries, local governments, utilities, and private citizens that are committed to improving the quality of life in Lawrence County, Tennessee through economic development, community development, tourism marketing, and workforce development.