Blount County Works Hard.
When dawn hits the ground in Blount County, farmers have been up for hours. Our roads and highways are full of men and women traveling to and from work. If we do one thing right here in Blount County, it's working hard. That's why so many businesses and industries choose to call our county home. From major industrial manufacturing, to small scale businesses, Blount County constantly produces quality work, jobs and products. That's why we focus so heavily on workforce education. We have award winning institutions like the Blount County Career Technical School and Wallace State Community College invested in our community and partnering with us to produce top notch, well educated and driven employees.
We have a lot to offer a wide rang of industries. Here are a few that clock in and out here in Blount County every day!
Alabama Guardrail: Alabama Guardrail, Inc., established 1974 as an Alabama corporation, is a specialty contractor with the heavy highway, street and road construction industries. They specialize in the installation and maintenance of highway guardrail and end anchors, highway denied access fencing, highway overhead signs, and traffic control. Alabama Guardrail, Inc. prides itself on being an industry leader and promotes their business through affiliations with: Associated General Contractors of Alabama (AGC), Alabama Road Builders Association (ARBA), Association of County Commissioners of Alabama (ACCA), Association of County Engineers of Alabama (ACEA).
Tennessee Valley Metals: Tennessee Valley Metals, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of top-quality, highly durable extruded aluminum canopy systems. Their product line includes bus loading covers, entrance covers, walkway covers and custom aluminum sunshades designed for school, governmental, commercial and retail use. They assist in all phases of product production from design to installation. Using over 40 years of experience, they engineer an aesthetically pleasing system that can fit an array of needs, budgets and architectural requirements. Their primary goal is 100% customer satisfaction.
Tyson Food: Since 1935, Tyson Foods has been committed to making great food and making a difference within the industry. As one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef, and pork, Tyson has a great opportunity to do so. They are the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. This means their Team Members have the chance to make a real impact. They have access to a vast network of resources that enables an entrepreneurial spirit to flourish. Opportunity for advancement is within reach for those who are willing to take up the challenge of being number one.
Y'all Sweet Tea: Y'all Sweet Tea provides the true southern sweet tea taste that everyone enjoys! They focus on keeping it original and making "Y'all" come back for more!
For more information, please contact the Blount County Economic Development Council.