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Food & Beverage Companies

Food & Beverage Products Cluster
  • Imperial Food Services manufactures and distributes a variety of products in Lewisburg including, but not limited to smoked meats, deli meats, sandwiches / hand-held baked products, meal kit solutions, and a variety of energy drinks.
  • Our 10-county labor shed features more workers in the following food/beverage related sectors than the average US labor shed:
    • 194% more Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers (Other) than the US Average
    • 95% more Food Batchmakers than the US Average
    • 87% more Maintenance Workers, Machinery than the US Average
    • 79% more Cooks (Other) than the US Average
    • 74% more Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors than the US Average
    • 59% more Biochemists and Biophysicists than the US Average
    • 56% more Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders than the US Average
    • 50% more Food Service Managers than the US Average
    • 45% more Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders than the US Average
    • 43% more Order Clerks than the US Average
    • 36% more Packers and Packagers (Hand) than the US Average
    • 35% more Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers than the US Average
    • 32% more Food Servers, Nonrestaurant than the US Average
    • 30% more Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers than the US Average
    • 26% more Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks than the US Average
    • 25% more Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping than the US Average
    • 22% more Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria than the US Average
    • 20% more Training and Development Specialists than the US Average
    • 16% more Production Workers (Other) than the US Average
    • 16% more Machine Feeders and Offbearers than the US Average
    • 14% more Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers (Hand) than the US Average
  • Over the past 8 years employees in the following food/beverage sectors have grown in our 10-county labor shed:
    • 83% growth in Food Batchmakers
    • 71% growth in Production Workers (Other)
    • 60% growth in Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, Weighers
    • 58% growth in Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
    • 57% growth in Chefs and Head Cooks
    • 52% growth in Industrial Production Managers
    • 47% growth in Training and Development Specialists
    • 45% growth in Combined Food Prep/Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
    • 43% growth in Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
    • 32% growth in Health/Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety
    • 29% growth in Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
    • 28% growth in Biochemists and Biophysicists
    • 27% growth in Plant and System Operators (Other)
    • 26% growth in Food Service Managers
    • 24% growth in Cooks (Other)
    • 23% growth in Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
    • 21% growth in Packers and Packagers, Hand
    • 20% growth in Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Water and Wastewater

Lewisburg Water & Wastewater

Lewisburg is served by the Lewisburg Water & Wastewater Department that draws its water from the Duck River.

Water

  • Source: Duck River
  • Local Distributor - City: Lewisburg Water & Wastewater
  • Capacity: 4.0M Gallons Per Day
  • Current Consumption: 2.5M Gallons Per Day
  • Storage Capacity: 6.1M Gallons Per Day
  • Water: $16.59 1st 2K Gallons, $3.56 Avg. after 2K Gallons

Sewer

  • Treatment Type: Full Biological
  • Local Distributor - City: Lewisburg Water & Wastewater
  • Capacity: 6.0M Gallons Per Day
  • Current Usage: 2.0M Gallons Per Day
  • City Sewer Coverage: 90%
  • Storm Sewer Coverage: 15%
  • Solid Waste Disposal Type: Landfill
  • Sewer: $19.47 1st 2K Gallons, $6.49 Avg. after 2K Gallons

Interstate Access

Lewisburg located on Interstate 65 and have 4 times more General Freight Trucking companies than the US average.

Electric Power

Electric Power
  • We are served by the Lewisburg Electric System which is a distributor for TVA. TVA has been ranked a Top 10 North American utility for leadership in economic development by Site Selection magazine for nine consecutive years.
  • TVA has a diverse power mix with 11 coal-powered plants, 29 hydroelectric dams, three nuclear power plants (with six operating reactors), nine simple cycle natural gas plants, and five combined cycle gas plants.

Natural Gas

Lewisburg Gas Department

  • Natural gas service is provided by Lewisburg Gas Department serving homeowners (residential), business ( commercial) and factory (industrial) customers with 3743 service lines and 97 miles of main.
  • Lewisburg Gas Department provides service to both the I-65 Business Park, off I-65 Exit 32 and Industrial Park in the city limits.
  • LGD is served by Spectra Energy (East Tennessee Pipeline) transmission mains.

Education

Training

Free Community or Technical College Training for all Tennesseans - Tennessee Promise

The Tennessee Promise provides free tuition through Columbia State Community College for either a degree or certificate program for graduating high schoolers.

K-12 Public Schools

Air Access

The Nashville International Airport (BNA), located 49 miles from Lewisburg, is one of the top 50 airports in North America. Served by 13 carriers with more than 460 average daily arriving and departing flights with non-stop service to 65 airports it is the 33rd busiest airport in the U.S. The following carriers serve the airport:

  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Vacation Express
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Boutique Air
  • Contour Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • WestJet
  • British Airways
  • Allegiant
  • Sun Country Airlines
Air Canada
American Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Frontier Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
Vacation Express
Alaska Airlines
Boutique Air
Contour Airlines
JetBlue
WestJet
British Airways
Allegiant
Sun Country Airlines

Taxes/Business Climate

  • There are no personal income taxes on wages and salaries in Tennessee.
  • The state Corporate Income Tax rate in Tennessee is 6.5%.
  • According to The Tax Foundation, Tennessee has the lowest state debt per capita in the country, meaning we will have sustainable, low taxes for the foreseeable future.
  • In 2015, Tennessee was named the “Fourth Best State in the Country for Business” by Chief Executive magazine.

Available Buildings and Sites

Incentives

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  • Click here to view incentives from TVA:

Food & Beverage Companies in our Laborshed

Food & Beverage Companies vs US Average

Skilled Labor in our Laborshed

Skilled Labor Vs US Average

Growth Occupations

City of Lewisburg, TN

Lewisburg is a beautiful small town nestled in the hills of Southern Middle Tennessee providing arts and outdoors, access and affordability. It’s a great place to WORK - job growth rate of 3+%; PLAY - parks and recreation system that meets or exceeds national standards in almost every category; LIVE - cost of living index 20% below the national average; and LEARN - school system ranked "exemplary" by the State of Tennessee.

Contact Information

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931.359.1544
  131 East Church Street
Lewisburg, TN 37091

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