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The Dickson County Economic Development Alliance strives to position the area as the premier location for business development in the Greater Nashville Area.
Currently, more than 2,400 businesses call Dickson County, Tennessee home. From small start-ups with a handful of employees to major manufacturers with hundreds of skilled workers, each establishment plays an important role in driving the local economy.
Our labor force within 60 minutes of Dickson is more than 1.2 million workers.
In Dickson County, economic development is a top priority of local leaders. The community's pro-business mindset has resulted in job growth by more than 14% since 2013. This increase in quality jobs has allowed the median income to rise by 10% and the population to grow by 7% in the same time period.
With the backing of the community and its leaders, the Dickson County Economic Development Alliance is prepared to lead the area into its next phase of economic growth. State and local incentives and tax credits are designed to spur development and reward businesses that invest in Dickson County. Steady population increases, stable housing options, a low cost of living and excellent schools means finding and keeping employees is easier than ever.
Multiple interstate junctions and proximity to Nashville place Dickson County in the ideal location for businesses, families or individuals seeking a laid-back rural lifestyle with the ability to access the home of country music in just 30 minutes.
“Dickson is a thriving community with a dynamic workforce, and we are proud to call it home for our newest location. We look forward to bringing more jobs to the community and serving the Dickson area in many ways.”Karl Schledwitz, CEO, Monogram Assembled Foods, LLC
“Top officials are easily accessible and take a very personal interest in the success of businesses and their constituents. Every single city and county government official I have personally interacted with has greatly superseded expectations.”Ron Crittendon, President & CEO, Zochem
“Our success is based on a combination of modern and high output equipment, low overhead and well-trained employees,”Ralph Weiss, President, Bavarian Polymers
“We are pleased to be a part of the Dickson industrial community. We look forward to continuing operations and growth in Middle Tennessee and appreciate the support that state and local government have provided us since our start up in 2005.”Bob Bowen, Dickson Plant Manager, Metrican
“This is an exciting time for our company, and we are very pleased to bring more job opportunities to the Dickson community. The expansion of our Dickson facility will allow us to address the growing demand we are experiencing in the appliance and automotive industries in the U.S.”Jon Sisler, President & CEO, Sisler Manufacturing Group (TruForm Manufacturing)
“Ebbtide Holdings, LLC is proud to call White Bluff, Tennessee home. We are very excited to tap into the experienced boat builders in the area. I’d like to thank Dickson County and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for supporting us so we can bring boat building back to Dickson County.”Stephen Daves, President, Ebbtide Holdings, LLC