MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam says a new plant to be located in Manchester is expected to create more than 160 new jobs in Coffee County.
Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty announced this week that Aspen Technologies Inc. will locate the new polyurethane foam molding plant in the Manchester Industrial Park.
The company was founded in 2003 to develop, manufacture and assemble specialized polyurethane foam products for the automotive industry as well as heavy truck and sport recreation markets.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The financial literacy website NerdWallet says Murfreesboro tops the list of cities with the fastest decreasing pay gap between men and women.
In an article out this week, NerdWallet says gender pay equity in Murfreesboro improved by nearly 34 percent between 2007 and 2012.
Equal gender pay was enshrined in federal law more than 50 years ago, but pay disparity continues to persist. American men make - on average - about 23 percent more than women performing the same tasks.
On Friday, April 4, John Turner, Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia, will be presenting "Usage-Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband.” This talk will be in BAS 334 from 1:00-2:30pm. It is sponsored by the Department of Economics and Finance and the MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series, and it is open to the public. A copy of Dr. Turner’s corresponding paper is attached.