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May 2011

Chattanooga Wins National Recognition for America's Largest Fiber Network

January 2011

ATN Announces New Jobs in Chattanooga

Chattanooga Named One of the World's Seven Most Intelligent Communities

Governor Bredesen Praises Chattanooga's Economic Growth, Unveils Chattanooga-built Volkswagen Passat

December 2010

Amazon Announces Commitment to Build Facilities in Chattanooga Region

September 2010

IBI Power Expansion Adds 60 New Jobs, $5 Million in Investment

Jonathan Browning to lead Volkswagen Group of America

EPB Chattanooga Announces Only 1 Gigabit Broadband Service in U.S.

August 2010

Volkswagen Chattanooga Passes 1000th Employee Threshold

Wingard Relocates to Provide Tire and Wheel Assembly to VW

June 2010

Volkswagen Academy Opens at Chattanooga Plant

Chattanooga Announces Nation's Only 150Mbps Residential Internet Offer

May 2010

Volkswagen Related Job Creation Grows to 2,880 Jobs

Volkswagen Supplier Park Tenants Announced

Southern Tool Steel Expands

April 2010

Volkswagen Awards WWL Contract for Chattanooga Facility

March 2010

Magna Seating and Hollingsworth Logistics to Supply Volkswagen Chattanooga

December 2009

Chattanooga in Top 40 of Best Places to Do Business

October 2009

Volkswagen Contractor Localizes Construction Sub-Contracting

September 2009

IVC US Inc. will invest $70 million, create 115 new jobs in Dalton

August 2009

SIAG Schaaf Acquires Aerisyn, Adds 120 New Jobs

June 2009

Gestamp Announces $90 Million Investment, Creates 230 Jobs to Supply VW

Chattem Expansion Represents $35.5 Million Investment and 70 New Jobs

Columbus McKinnon Plans $5.5 Million Expansion of Dixie Industries

May 2009

ESG Opens Advanced Welder Training Center

Arch Plastics Doubles Plant Size, Adds 60 Jobs

April 2009

DJO Chattanooga and Adaptive Methods Recognized for Innovation at Chamber Event

Chattanooga #2 Top Arts Destination for Mid-Sized Cities (pg. 50-57)

Forbes says Technology Makes Chattanooga a Great Place for Business

U.S. News and World Report Includes Chattanooga on 10 Affordable Places to Retire

February 2009

Orlandi Expands Chattanooga Operation

January 2009

Chamber Foundation Buys 811 Broad Street Office Building

Chattanooga-Based Advanced Technologies Awarded $1.1 Million Contract for Volkswagen Plant

December 2008

Chattem Plans Expansion of Employment and Investment in Chattanooga

Volkswagen Group of America Anniounces Start of Construction for Paint Shop

November 2008

Volkswagen Group Announces Healthcare Contract with

Madem Launches U.S. Operations in Chattanooga

September 2008

Don Jackson Named President of New Volkswagen Production Facility

August 2008

VW Selects Engineering and Architecture Firm

Volkswagen First Hiring Event

Frank Fischer named head of new VW factory USA

Chamber Celebrates a Year of Extraordinary Economic Development Growth

U.S. Government Technology Transferred to Private Sector

Chattanooga Among National Geo’s 50 Next Great Towns

July 2008

Volkswagen Chooses Chattanooga’s Enterprise South

Buying a Low-Priced Home in Chattanooga Makes Sense, According to MSN Money

Outside Magazine: Chattanooga No. 2 on Best Towns to Live List

June 2008

MSN Money Calls Chattanooga a "New Hot Retirement Spot"

Chattanooga is Third-Best Place to Live in U.S.

April 2008

Chattanooga Foreign-Trade Zone Expansion is Boost for Regional Economy

Greenwire Profiles Chattanooga's Role in Atomic Energy Sector

Designed Alloy Expansion Supports Alton Park Renewal

Southern Living Magazine Features Southside Revitalization

BusinessTN Magazine Highlights Chattanooga's SimCenter

March 2008

Northwest Georgia Bank Breaks Ground on Tennessee's First "Green" Bank

Chattanooga Still Booms During Economic Slowdown According to Christian Science Monitor

Forbes Magazine Says Technology Makes Chattanooga Great Place for Business

USA Today Says Buyers "Get a Lot of House for Their Money" in Chattanooga

Westinghouse Expansion Will Create Over 50 High-paying Jobs

Chattanooga Recognized as a Great Place to Walk and Bike

February 2008

US Chamber Honors Two Chattanooga Companies

CBS News Early Show Salutes Chattanooga as Eco-Friendly Destination

Chattanooga Airport Announces Nonstop Service to Detroit

Survey Examines Chattanooga's Attraction to Young Professionals

MIG Purchases Modern Industries

December 2007

Chamber Survey Forecasts Business Expansion, New Products

Alstom Announces New Facility, 350 Jobs

November 2007

USA Today Focuses on Chattanooga's Water Resources

Chattanooga Named Fastest Growing Major City in Tennessee

October 2007

FedEx Ground Locates $15 Million Facility in Alton Park

September 2007

Southern Champion Tray Expansion Creates 50 Jobs

Chattanooga Among New Skybus Destinations

August 2007

New Auto Carpet Factory for Chattanooga

CIGNA Recruits for 95 Positions

Chattanooga Featured in US Airways Magazine

Komatsu Achieves Top Spot in Nikkei Ranking

July 2007

Tennessee Jumps to 13th in Forbes' Best States for Business Rankings

Thinking Media Finalist in American Express Competition

June 2007

Madem’s First U.S. Plant Creates 125-150 New Jobs

Local Delegation Participates in Ford Career Academy Institute

City Approves Matching Funds for Enterprise South Training Center

Chattanooga Chamber Accredited by U.S. Chamber as One of Best in Nation

May 2007

Local Businessman Featured in Popular Science

New York Times Praises Missionary Ridge Goat Patrol

April 2007

Chattanooga Featured in US Airways Magazine

February 2007

Officials Look Ahead in Wake of Toyota’s Announcement

Williamson Featured in Inc. Magazine

CBL Expands Corporate Headquarters in Chattanooga

401 Building Proves a Magnet for High-Paying Office Jobs

November 2006

JETRO Underwrites Mission to Japan for Businesses Interested in Investment

Sphere One Expansion Creates New Jobs

Komatsu America Corp., Celebrates 20th Anniverary in Chattanooga

October 2006

Noted Harvard Professor Praises Smart Furniture on HGTV’s I Want That!

September 2006

This Is Smart Growth Showcases Development at its Best - First Issue Features Chattanooga



Allegiant Air Announces New Nonstop Air Service to Orlando


August 2006

Chattanooga Chamber helped create over 2,000 jobs in one year



July 2006




Chamber Wins Two Awards from ACCE


Seven Businesses Receive National Recognition for Flexible Business Practices

June 2006

McKee Foods Expands Apison Plant, Creates 175 New Jobs



Scenic Industries Adds 100 High Paying Jobs

Tom Edd Wilson Accepts CAMOY Award, Calls for Community Support for Public Schools

May 2006

Research Council Survey Finds Most Residents "Very Satisfied"

Modern Industries Expansion Expected to Add 146 New Jobs

APRIL 2006


Chattanooga Makes Two Top Ten Lists in Southern Business & Development Magazine

Convergys Corporation and Directv Celebrate Growth In Chattanooga

Miller Industries Announces $10 Million Expansion, 100 New Jobs

IDSI Celebrates Groundbreaking at Enterprise South

MARCH 2006

Steel Company Chooses Chattanooga for Expansion


High-Tech Incubator/Accelerator Opens at UTC

Coca-Cola Bottling Company/United Packers Announce Expansion

East Tech Expansion Triples Manufacturing Space, Workforce


Nu-Foam Marks Second Expansion with Vita Foam Purchase

October 2005

Manufacturer Expands in Clifton Hills


Sulzer Pumps Expands, Adds New Jobs


Wrigley Creates New Jobs, Expands Chattanooga Facility

T-Mobile Brings 700 Jobs to Chattanooga

JUNE 2005

American Eagle Begins Service Between Chattanooga and Dallas/Fort Worth

cre824 Brings Web's Best to Scenic City

MAY 2005

Enterprise South Industrial Park Certified in TVA Megasite Program

Twice Daily Flights From Chattanooga to Houston Starting in October

APRIL 2005

City, County Take Control of Remaining Land at Enterprise South

DUSA Partners with City and County to Keep Jobs in Area


Wind Tower Manufacturer Will Add 150 Jobs in Three Years

BlueCross BlueShield Announces $200 Million Campus in Downtown Chattanooga

City Enjoys $2.1 Billion in Investment Since April 2001


LJT Tennessee Plans $7.38 Million Expansion

Chattanooga Airport Gains Additional Flights

Clarity Introduces New Continuous Service Phone for Hearing- Impaired 


Smart Furniture Closes Venture Capital Funding

NewRoads Announces Business Expansion Plans


AAkron Rule Corporation Expands in Hamilton County

Tricycle Receives Venture Capital Funding

Interstate Interchange for Enterprise South Underway

Enterprise South Closer to Megasite Certification

Clarity Dedicates New Headquarters in Chattanooga

JUNE 2004

Tricycle Wins Third NeoCon Award

Luxury Hotel Company Assumes Sheraton Read House Management

MAY 2004

U.S. Xpress Expansion Adds Up to 1000 New Jobs

APRIL 2004

Southern Living Calls Chattanooga "Little City that Could"

TAG Manufacturing Locates at Enterprise South Industrial Park


Tennessee Rand Announces Expansion Plans


Governor Hails Enterprise South as a Premiere Industrial Site

Chattanooga Honored as Bike-Friendly City


Governor, Mayors Officiate at Enterprise South Milestone Ceremony

South Korean Tourist Spot is Chattanooga's New Sister City

Southern Living Applauds Chattanooga and Tennessee Ballet 


Chamber Fields Team to Visit, Assist Businesses in Six Counties

Four Chattanooga Companies Selected for Venture Forum

Work to Begin on I-75 Interchange for Enterprise South


Campaign Launched to Brand Chattanooga as a Great Business City

Chamber Video, Web Site Honored by IDEC in Cincinnati

JUNE 2003

EPB Breaks Ground on New Office Building

APRIL 2003

County Mayor Ramsey Named "Manager of the Year"

Business Representatives from China Visit Chattanooga


Leaders Break Ground on Enterprise South Industrial Park


Checkcare Systems Announces Expansion in the Chattanooga Area


Chattanooga-based eSpin Wins $2 million Advanced Technology Program Grant


Lockheed Martin Honors Chattanooga-Based Precision Machining


Chamber Unveils Business Information Center






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