369 new power equipment jobs coming to Lincoln County

AriensCo manufactures Gravely mowers and other outdoor power equipment. They’ll be bringing over 350 new jobs to Fayetteville. (Image Provided)

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — State officials recently announced that a global outdoor power equipment manufacturer will invest $38 million to locate its new manufacturing and warehouse facility in southern, middle Tennessee. AriensCo will create 369 new jobs in Fayetteville as the company establishes operations in the former Direct Coil Building. The company’s family of outdoor power equipment brands includes Gravely, Westwood, Countax, and Rapid Care

The company’s expansion to Tennessee is in direct response to AriensCo’s increase in demand, which has outpaced current production capacity. The new Fayetteville site will position AriensCo to be geographically closer to its dealer partners, customers and material suppliers in the southeastern U.S. and will also serve as the hub for AriensCo’s GravelyÒ brand of commercial outdoor power equipment.

Founded in 1933, Ariens Company has been a leader in the outdoor power equipment industry for nearly 90 years. The brand offers both lawn and garden and snow removal equipment, which is available at many independent power equipment dealers in North America and Europe. Today, AriensCo employs more than 2,250 people across its operations in Norway, the U.K., Germany and the U.S.

“Lincoln County is blessed to add AriensCo to our industrial base of great companies. I look forward to the Wilson Parkway facility once again being the center of manufacturing in that park. Thanks go out to Governor Lee and his staff, TVA and our industrial development board and its director Elaine Middleton for all they have done to bring AriensCo’s new manufacturing and warehouse facility to Fayetteville and Lincoln County, Tennessee. Welcome, AriensCo,” said Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman.

To learn more about the company, visit their website. •

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