“We thank Advance Auto Parts for its continued investment and for creating more than 200 new jobs in La Vergne and Rutherford County,” Haslam said. “We look forward to building a strong partnership with Advance in the years ahead as we strive to make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.” — tnecd.com
On January 6th, Governor Haslam announced Advanced Auto Parts would be building a new distribution center in La Vergne, Tn. The Advanced Auto Parts facility brings $24.5 million in investments and 200+ jobs to La Vergne.
Advance’s investment will be used on facility upgrades and equipment to create a world class parts distribution center. The 450,000 square foot center will provide parts and products distribution and logistics services to Advance’s company-operated stores, commercial customers and independently owned Carquest stores in the company’s Southeast area of operations.
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About Advance Auto Parts
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of October 10, 2015 Advance operated 5,240 stores and 118 Worldpac branches and served approximately 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 75,000 Team Members. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found on the Company’s website at AdvanceAutoParts.com.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Team Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Tennessee is the only three-time winner of “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.