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A spring manufacturer whose products are used in everything from ball point pens to space stations is relocating its headquarters to Middle Tennessee and investing $17 million in Robertson County.

Advanex Americas is moving its headquarters from  Cypress Calif. to White House, Tenn. and create 102 new jobs.

“I’d like to thank Advanex Americas for selecting Robertson County and creating more than 100 high quality jobs for Tennesseans. Every time a company chooses to relocate to Tennessee, it is a vote of confidence to our business climate and workforce and provides a ripple effect of opportunity for our communities.” – Gov. Bill Lee

Advanex Americas is the U.S. division of a Japanese company whose headquarters is in Tokyo.  It began in 1946 and manufactures precision springs, wire form, pins, stampings, plastics and assemblies for companies in a range of sectors including automotive, aerospace, medical and agriculture.

 “Advanex Japan and Advanex Americas are excited to be building a facility in White House, Tennessee after a search that spanned over two years and several states. We chose Tennessee because of the welcoming business climate and the tremendous support of TNECD and government officials who are helping us quickly and efficiently bring a facility to an undeveloped site that will suit our needs and give us great accessibility to our customers. Tennessee has built a broad education system that includes developing a skilled and professional labor force that is attractive to business. We look forward to being a part of the White House community.” – Kenichi Ogaki, president, Advanex Americas

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