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New Business Coming to Trenton; 250 Jobs to be Created

By news@wbbjtv.com

TRENTON, Tenn. - A new business is set to open in Gibson County.

According to a news release, MacLean Power Systems will locate a manufacturing plant in Trenton. The company is expected to invest $12 million to put a facility at 1465 Industrial Park Drive. The business is anticipated to create 250 jobs.

The facility will produce hardware and connector products and is projected to begin initial operations in the first half of 2013.

“This is exciting news for our state. MacLean Power Systems has a global presence, so this announcement speaks well for how attractive the Tennessee business climate is,” Governor Haslam said. “Trenton is in an area that will benefit greatly from these jobs, and I know the company will find hard-working Tennesseans are good, quality employees. MacLean Power Systems and Tennessee will be a strong partnership.”

MacLean Power Systems is a leading manufacturer of products used globally by electric utilities for building transmission and distribution lines and substations. MacLean Power Systems product families include hardware, connectors, insulators, anchoring systems and a variety of protection devices. With 15 global manufacturing sites, MacLean Power Systems produces over 10,000 items.

For more information, visit www.macleanpower.com.