Snap-on invests $44 million to expand Tennessee manufacturing plant

Jan. 31, 2024
The expansion will add 49,000 square feet of manufacturing space to the existing facility.

Snap-on has announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The company, which produces tools and equipment, will invest $44 million into the project, creating 50 new jobs for the surrounding area. The expansion will add 49,000 square feet of manufacturing space to the existing facility. In addition, the funding will be used to finance new equipment to support additional capacity for forging, machining, heat treating, chrome plating and assembly. 

In a recent quote, Jon Carley, Elizabethton plant manager, Snap-on, said, “The Tennessee Economic and Community Development grant program supports the efforts of companies such as Snap-on, continuing to build on our presence as a U.S manufacturer and as an employer here in Elizabethton, in Carter County and in the state of Tennessee for 50 years. We value our hard-working associates in this facility as well as the community’s endorsement and on-going support.”



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