Tennessee, U.S. Governor Announces Franke Will Expand Lincoln County Operations
An expansion of over 50 jobs and a new product line in Nashville, TN
- Foodservice company will create more than 50 new jobs
- Fayetteville location will expand to add new product line
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Franke Foodservice Systems (“Franke”) officials announced today that the company will expand its Lincoln County operations and create at least 56 jobs.
Franke is in the midst of a $1.3 million investment to expand and make building improvements to its operations in Fayetteville, including the addition of woodworking capability to its core stainless-steel fabrication activities. Franke specializes in the design and manufacture of foodservice equipment to equip major restaurant chains with everything from workstations to entire facilities. Franke also distributes replacement equipment and supplies to customers globally from its facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Over the last five years, TNECD has supported nearly 10 economic development projects in Lincoln County, resulting in 900 job commitments and $165 million in capital investment.
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