Tile manufacturer invests $71.9 million to expand operations in Tennessee 

April 10, 2024
The expansion project will increase its footprint by more than 400,000 square feet and increase its installed production capacity to 80 million square feet a year.

Landmark Ceramics UST, Inc. has announced plans to expand production at its facility in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. The tile manufacturing company will invest $71.9 million into the project, creating 78 new jobs in the process. According to the company, the expansion project will increase its footprint by more than 400,000 square feet and increase its installed production capacity to 80 million square feet a year.  

In a recent quote, Landmark Ceramics CEO Filippo Sgarbi said, “We are excited to finally have the chance to reveal our latest investments that started back in 2022. Despite being a young company, Landmark Ceramics has made big steps in the North American market in the past eight years, which is also thanks to the continuous support of TNECD. These latest important investments to increase our production capacity and create a brand-new logistic hub will give Landmark Ceramics even more tools to provide all its customers a better service and resources to successfully compete in the market.” 

Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter added, “Tennessee’s tile sector has seen significant growth since 2018 with ceramics companies investing more than $350 million in our state. Landmark Ceramics’ expansion is strengthening this sector statewide, and we are proud to see this company’s footprint grow in Mt. Pleasant and Maury County.” 

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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