Scapa Tapes North America, LLC To Expand Operations in Knoxville

Scapa Tapes North America, LLC officials announced that the company will expand its Knoxville operations. The global supplier and manufacturer of adhesive-based products will invest approximately $40 million and create more than 85 new jobs in Knox County.

“I want to thank Scapa Tapes for choosing to expand its operations in Knoxville,” Rolfe said. “Scapa Tapes currently employs more than 180 Tennesseans in Knox County and I appreciate the company for continuing to invest in Tennessee by creating more than 85 new jobs and investing $40 million in Knoxville. I look forward to seeing Scapa Tapes’ future success in our state.”

Scapa Tapes is a global supplier of bonding solutions and a manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the healthcare and industrial markets. The company has a global footprint with production sites in Asia, Europe and the U.S.

“We are excited to break ground today and expand our manufacturing footprint in the Knox County region with a state-of-the-art medical device facility that more than doubles our current capacity,” Scapa Tapes Healthcare COO John Petreanu said.

Scapa Tapes plans to consolidate its three buildings in Knoxville into a single location in Knox County. The company will construct a more than 150,000-square-foot facility in the Knoxville-area to expanded operations and keep up with growing demand.

Source: State of TN ECD

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Published April 24, 2018