JUNE’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGION

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE WORLD!
 
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIVERSITY IN 
THE WORKPLACE IS NOW OVERWHELMING… 
We live in a complex, interconnected world where diversity, shaped by globalization and technological advance, forms the fabric of modern society… 

SOURCE:  CLICK HERE
 
A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT’S HAPPENING NATIONALLY!

BILLIONAIRE ROBERT SMITH, WHO’S PAYING MOREHOUSE GRADS LOANS, IS NOW HELPING 1,000 SCHOLARS GET PAID INTERNSHIPS…
Robert F. Smith caught national attention when he pledged to wipe out Morehouse College class of 2019’s student debt.  Now, the billionaire investor is planning to help 1,000 students obtain paid internships that would hopefully open doors for their future careers.
 

SOURCE:  CLICK HERE 

YOUR JUNE 2019 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE…

TENNESSEE

BEER BUSINESS BREWS UP BILLIONS IN ECONOMIC IMPACT FOR TENNESSEE, STUDY FINDS:  Tennesseans’ interest in good beer is fueling a multi-billion-dollar industry that supports nearly 30,000 jobs in the state, according to a report released Tuesday.The Beer Serves America report found America’s beer industry contributed $4.2 billion last year to the Tennessee economy and supported 28,646 jobs in the state.
 
SOURCE: CLICK HERE   
TENNESSEE BOAT INDUSTRY THRIVING AS BUYERS SEEK SPORT AND LUXURY:  Boating is big in Tennessee, and in East Tennessee especially.

It’s not just big fun; it’s big money.  In March 2019, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic – known as the “Super Bowl of Bass Fishing” – was held in Knoxville
for the first time. The event, which used the Tennessee River and connected waterways, drew a record 150,000 fans.
 
SOURCE:  CLICK HERE  
 
KENTUCKY

GEORGIA-PACIFIC TO INVEST NEARLY $100M TO EXPAND FACILITY IN BOWLING GREEN; 50 NEW JOBS: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products Group announced Wednesday that it would expand its facility in the South Central Kentucky Industrial Park in Bowling Green. This project will involve a close to $100 million capital investment which will create 50 new jobs and add an additional 80,000 s.f. to their facility.
 
SOURCE: CLICK HERE 
DAJCOR ALUMINUM CREATES 265 FULL-TIME JOBS IN EASTERN KENTUCKY, AS IT INVESTS $19.6M:Dajcor Aluminum Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of extruded and fabricated aluminum products, plans to create up to 265 full-time jobs as it invests nearly $19.6 million to locate its first US operation near Hazard.


SOURCE: CLICK HERE 

WEST VIRGINIA
A EUROPEAN PLAN BURNS TRASH FOR ENERGY IN WEST VIRGINIA.  WILL IT FURTHER UPEND COAL?: In the heart of America’s coal country, a cavernous new recycling plant is turning trash into a fuel that burns cleaner than coal, using a first-in-the-nation process hailing from Europe.

 
SOURCE: CLICK HERE 

DTE MIDSTREAM TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL 30% STAKE IN WEST VIRGINIA NATURAL GAS SYSTEM: DTE Midstream, a non-utility business unit of DTE Energy Co., has reached a deal to acquire an additional 30 percent of Stonewall Gas Gathering in West Virginia for $275.3 million.

SOURCE:  CLICK HERE
NO LIMITS … JUST OPPORTUNITIES! 
© 2019 TSMSDC.  All Rights Reserved.
TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC), MetroCenter, Plaza 1 Building, 220 Athens Way, Suite 105, NASHVILLE, TN 37228
Sent by smarston@tsmsdc.com in collaboration with
Constant Contact
Try email marketing for free today!