McNeilus Steel Manufacturing Plant

MORRISTOWN, Tennessee — A new manufacturing facility will bring 72 new jobs to Morristown over the next five years.

McNeilus Steel will invest $18.8 million to build a 100,000-square-foot facility in the East Tennessee Progress Center. They hope to be operational by early 2020.

“McNeilus Steel’s decision to invest in Tennessee and create high-skill jobs reinforces our thriving business environment and growing skilled workforce. I look forward to seeing the positive impact this company will have on the residents of East Tennessee,” said Gov. Bill Lee.

Minnesota-based McNeilus Steel is family owned and operated and supplies steel products and offers metal fabrication services to customers. It employees around 700 people in the U.S. and has other locations in North Dakota and Wisconsin.

“McNeilus Steel is very excited to expand our services to Morristown, Tennessee. Geographically this is an optimal location to continue to grow our family business. We look forward to getting this facility operationalized and adding quality employees from the region,” said Glenn Sylvester, COO, McNeilus Steel, Inc.