HomeLocal News

SK Food Group to build $205 million production facility in Cleveland

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and SK Food Group, Inc. officials announced yesterday at the PIE center, the company will invest $205.2 million to construct its fourth production facility in Cleveland.

 

SK Food Group will create 840 new jobs in Bradley County by 2030.   

 

SK Food Group’s new 525,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will utilize state-of-the-art automated technology and will be located on Lot 1 in the Spring Branch Industrial Park. Construction will begin before the end of the year and is anticipated to reach completion in 2025. 

 

Here is what Dustin Dixon, president, of SK Food Group, Inc. had to say about SK Foods and the role the PIE Center and workforce development efforts played in the decision to build in Bradley County. (CLIP)

 

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, who was unable to attend because of his inauguration events this weekend, also released a statement saying “Companies choose to invest in Tennessee because of our unmatched business climate and exceptional workforce. I thank SK Food Group for its commitment to create 840 new high-quality jobs and greater opportunity for Tennesseans across Bradley County.” – Gov. Bill Lee