American Mechanical Inc. opens fabrication facility in Gallatin
Gallatin officials and American Mechanical Inc. (AMI), a full service mechanical contractor, announced the opening of their newest fabrication facility in Gallatin. Based out of Chicago, IL, AMI specializes in providing expert industrial, institutional and commercial installations related to HVAC, manufacturing and chemical processing. An approved Woman Owned Minority Status Company, AMI currently has workers on-site throughout the Nashville region and the State. AMI expects to begin their fabricating operations this week when equipment installation is complete.(Read the complete story here)
Gallatin featured on Channel 5 News
WTVF News Story – February 17, 2014
GALLATIN, Tenn. – For a long time, as Nashville grew many people and companies who came to the Mid-State ended up in Davidson County or south. As of Monday, that direction could be heading north.
Positioning Gallatin for Success
Now that the announcement of Beretta U.S.A. locating in Gallatin has been made, the question that continues to be asked is, “Why did Beretta choose Gallatin over 80 other sites in the U.S.?” As Beretta stated, Gallatin was chosen because of its “superlatives”, i.e. our sense of community, our amenities, our quality of life, our cost of living, our strong workforce, and our well-respected schools and community college. One of the strongest factors in making their decision to come to Gallatin is that our industrial center is site ready. The significance of this statement requires a look back over seven years. (Continued here)
$40+ million investment by 500 year-old firearm giant will add nearly 300 jobs by 2018
January 29, 2014-GALLATIN, TN: Beretta will invest more than $40 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Gallatin, state and local economic development officials announced today. The new operation, expected to be complete by 2018, will net nearly 300 new jobs, most of which will be higher wage skilled, technical and white collar positions. Construction on the 100-acre site in Gallatin’s industrial center is expected to begin in May. Beretta is the oldest family-owned company in the world. Since 1526, the company has been producing firearms for military, competition and sporting use. Mayor Jo Ann Graves sees the move as a major coup for Gallatin and validation of the city’s aggressive strategy to earmark land and infrastructure for an industrial center. “This move is proof that communities must invest in themselves before prospective employers will invest in them,” said Mayor Graves. (read more)
Mayor Jo Ann Graves will hold a Mayor’s Night In on Tuesday, January 28, from 4:30pm to 6pm in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall, 132 West Main Street. Citizens are welcome to drop in during that time, no appointment necessary, and visit with the Mayor to share ideas or concerns. For more information, call the Mayor’s Office at 451-5961.