Deadline to purchase tickets for the 91st Annual Meeting of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce is Thursday, Jan. 19. The meeting will convene Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Peerless Road Church, 3301 Peerless Rd.
To purchase tickets, members may call the Chamber of Commerce at 423-472-6587 or register through the Chamber’s events calendar at www.clevelandchamber.com.
Exciting news came for Bradley County with the December 14 announcement by Wacker Chemie AG, the Munich-based chemical company, that they will build a new production plant for its HDK® brand of pyrogenic silica at its Charleston site in Tennessee. The new facility, with an annual capacity of about 13,000 metric tons, is anticipated to involve capital expenditure of some $150 million. Construction work will start in the second quarter of next year, with completion planned for the first half of 2019. This is expected to create some 50 new jobs at the Charleston site.
WACKER already produces hyperpure polysilicon for the solar and semiconductor sectors in Charleston, with some 650 employees there. For more information, click Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd announce Wacker Chemie AG to build new pyrogenic silica plant at existing Charleston site or Wacker builds new pyrogenic silica plant in the USA.
Nestled in the heart of the Ocoee Region in Southeast Tennessee lies Cleveland/Bradley County, Tennessee. Here a small-city feeling mixes with progressive business, excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities, and thriving industry to create an ideal place to live, work, raise a family and even retire. The community offers a seasonal climate, major transportation advantages, a diversified economy, traditional family values and a natural playground set against a picturesque backdrop. What more could you want?