CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Microvast, an organization that makes electrical automobile batteries, is establishing a producing facility in Clarksville.
Gov. Invoice Lee’s Workplace made the announcement Wednesday, saying Microvast will make investments $220 million and create 287 jobs in Montgomery County.
“Tennessee is on the forefront of electrical automobile and charging infrastructure growth, and we’re proud that Microvast will proceed this necessary work in Tennessee. Clarksville’s highly-skilled workforce is well-equipped for these extra 287 jobs, and we admire this funding from Microvast,” Gov. Lee stated in an announcement.
In response to a launch, Microvast started the method of building a lithium-ion battery facility within the U.S. in 2019 on the request of the U.S. Division of Vitality (DOE). As a part of that challenge, Microvast will renovate and develop a facility situated at 780 Worldwide Boulevard in Clarksville to fabricate battery cells, modules and packs.
Officers stated Microvast plans to start the recruitment course of this 12 months and into 2022, with employment alternatives out there as early as August 2021. Careers for Microvast will likely be posted at Clarksvilleishiring.com.