Big Names, Big Success.
Known for its skilled workforce, strength in manufacturing and affordable cost of doing business, Greene County has a solid and varied industrial base. Manufacturers of automotive and airplane parts, consumer goods, construction materials and even blanks for the U.S. Mint all rely on Greene County's skilled workforce. Warehousing, logistics and trucking and distribution companies take advantage of our location and interstate access. And all of those companies depend on our affordable cost of doing business.
Beginning as a small satellite plant, the Greeneville Deere plant has expanded repeatedly to become a massive, 365,000-square-foot, multi-building facility (and a 65,000-square-foot shipping pad) for the manufacture of Deere's D100 lawn tractors and EZTrak zero-turn mowers. John Deere Power Products manufactures the 100 & 200 series lawn tractors, as well as the ZTrak consumer zero-turn mowers and several attachments. John Deere has found Greene County to be a favorable location to grow their business with a workforce that takes great pride in their work and the products they build.
With a workforce skilled in welding, metal fabrication and stamping, CNC machining and deep-draw capability, Greene County is the logical place for Meco to center its cutting-edge processes. The average length of service for Meco employees is 30 years, "making our most valuable asset also our greatest strength," the company says. From folding chairs to Aussie grills, Meco has expanded its services to include complex contract manufacturing for various industries throughout the world. Greene County's interstate and rail access make it easy to reach customers throughout the United States.
Plus Mark, a subsidiary of American Greetings, makes printed gift wrap and ribbon at its Greene County locations—a one-million-square-foot plant on the edge of Greeneville and a 350,000-square-foot auxiliary plant. In addition to its facility expansions, the company invested $5 million in new machinery for a more efficient operation. Plus Mark's management has praised the dedication of its employees, especially during a recent large plant equipment reorganization.