New distribution center planned for Dyersburg - WKRN News 2

New distribution center planned for Dyersburg

Posted: Updated: Aug 27, 2013 09:54 AM CDT
Courtesy of Dot Foods' Facebook page Courtesy of Dot Foods' Facebook page

Over 150 jobs will soon be coming to Dyersburg thanks to plans for a new Dot Foods distribution center.

State officials said in a statement Monday that the facility will be the company's first distribution warehouse in Tennessee.

The announcement came from Governor Bill Haslam and state Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty.

The distribution center will be a $24 million investment for Dyer County.

The CEO of Dot Foods said Dyersberg was chosen because it's so close to other locations and the area's culture fits with the company.

The facility will be 166,000 square feet and service customers in middle and western Tennessee, as well as Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and western Kentucky.

It's scheduled to open in September 2014.

Read more about the company on their Web site or Facebook page.

*The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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