Tennessee Originals: Williams Sausage CompanyThis is ECD's first installment of "Tennessee Originals," a video series highlighting business and entrepreneurial success stories in Tennessee. Williams Sausage Company began under the entrepreneurial spirit of Harlod L. Williams in 1958. Since then, and still under the guidance and management of Williams' family, Williams Sausage Company has grown from one employee to 414 by expanding its distribution and adding new products. Most recently, Williams Sausage Company announced an expansion at their headquarters in Union City. Williams Sausage Company will invest $3 million to add additional manufacturing capabilities at its Obion County facility, creating 148 new jobs.
Friedman Recycling PlantThe process of recycling at the Friedman Recycling Plant.
Mama's Hot TamalesWith the support of Genesis LA financing, Mama's Hot Tamales launched an incubator kitchen in Pasadena that provides job training with hands-on instruction in the food services industry. The project serves low- and moderate-income individuals in the region who want to start or grow a small business in the culinary arts. Dozens of small caterers and food business have been trained through the program and regularly use the facility's kitchen.
Making an Impact from Nova Scotia to Cape Cod: GMRI Builds Home, CommunityThe Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) uses New Markets Tax Credits from CEI Capital Management to build new research center and headquarters to create jobs, educate young people and sustain the ecosystem.
The NMTC Financed Findlay KitchenThe New Markets Tax Credit provided financing for the Findlay Kitchen, a non-profit food business incubator, located in the heart of Cincy's historic Findlay Market district. Findlay Kitchen supports food entrepreneurs looking to start, grow and scale their business, by providing affordable access to 10 licensed commercial kitchens, commercial-grade kitchen equipment, and ample storage space. Our facility was designed and built with maximum flexibility in mind for our members, whether you're just starting out or are looking to scale your current operation.
Video by Lauren White (Indigo Life Media: https://indigolifemedia.com/)
Case Study: Commonwealth DairyLearn how Reznick Group's NMTC experience helped a committed team make this major dairy project, the largest commercial construction project for the city in 15 years , a reality in rural Brattleboro, Vt.
Case Study: Highland Baking CompanyLearn how the New Markets Tax Credit Program helped Highland Baking Company fund its new Spartanburg, SC facility, creating 195 new jobs.