ABB to Expand Thomas & Betts and its Electrification Products Division in Memphis

Industrial and manufacturing technology leader to invest $20.7 million, create 90 new jobs

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, along with ABB and Thomas & Betts officials, announced today the company will expand its operations and consolidate its R&D functions to a new location in Memphis. The global industrial technology leader will invest $20.7 million and create 90 new jobs in Shelby County.

“I want to thank ABB and Thomas & Betts for expanding in Memphis and for creating 90 new jobs in Shelby County,” Rolfe said. “The manufacturing sector in Tennessee has gained 46,231 jobs since 2011. I appreciate Thomas & Betts for continuing the momentum of the manufacturing sector for our state, and I look forward to our continued partnership.”

To read the full press release visit the Tenessee Department of Economic and Community Development website

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