Industrial Development Board To Consider Cumberland Proposal At Next Meeting

Nissan North America recently awarded the Core Consolidation Project to Cumberland Plastics Corporation out of Woodbury.  The project is a high visibilty project in Nissan and would entail receiving automotive component cores from all Nissan dealers across the US.  Very conservatively according to Cumberland officials, the project will create 7 job with more in the long term.  This new project will require additional space with docks.  Sehkar Reddy president of Cumberland Plastics Corporation has been in communication with Randall Reid chairman of the Cannon County Industrial Development Board on the purchase or renting of the vacant County owned building located at 475 Bryant Lane.  In a letter to County Executive Mike Gannon, Mr. Reddy requested Gannon to help in getting the Bryant Lane Building for rent and or purchase and said that this deal would help Cumberland Plastics to expand and prevent from having to move operations to implement the Nissan Core consolidation project.  Executive Gannon in turn wrote a letter to the Industrial Board Members urging them to consider the proposal.  That proposal along with other potential proposals will be discussed at the Cannon County Industrial Development Board Meeting on Thursday January 3rd.  Other items on the agenda include a update on the PC Disposal debt and the status of THC Select.   A committee will give a report on some industrial park property.  The board will discuss the status of outstanding loans. Set up the meeting schedule of the board for the 2013 year and address the repair requests from Crane Interiors including a sink repair and parking lot gravel.  The meeting will take place at the Cannon County Courthouse at 6:00 on Thursday January 3rd