- Associated Press - Friday, October 21, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State officials say HTS International Corp. will invest $21.4 million to establish its global headquarters and new U.S. manufacturing facility in Knox County.

Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd say HTS International, which makes thermal components for the injection molding and die casting industries, plans to add 200 jobs during the next four years in Knox County.

The operations in Knox County’s Pellissippi Corporate Center will be HTS International’s first facility in the U.S. Construction is expected to begin in early 2017

In addition to its global and North American headquarters, HTS International plans to house a research and development lab, a metallurgical lab and industrial metal additive manufacturing equipment for production in the facility.

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