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Press Release from Rep. Mike Harrison (R-Rogersville); Jan. 19, 2012:

Pet Products Manufacturer to Create 33 New Jobs in Hawkins County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Earlier today, Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty joined with Ware Manufacturing, Inc. representatives to announce the company’s decision to expand its Surgoinsville facility. The expansion represents an investment of nearly $1.4 million and the creation of 33 manufacturing jobs in Hawkins County.

Representative Mike Harrison (R—Rogersville) released the following statement about the expansion:

“This is great news for our area. Countless studies show the best way to get our economy back on track is for existing businesses to expand and grow their assets. Ware Manufacturing is an important part of our community and I am proud they are devoting more resources to strengthen their presence in Hawkins County.”

Ware Manufacturing, Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of pet products with facilities in Surgoinsville, Tenn. and Phoenix, Ariz. The company’s Surgoinsville facility is located in the Phipps Bend Industrial Park.