Metal fabrication company to expand in Puryear

Columbiad

Columbiad Fabrication and Aviation, LLC officials announced the company will invest $4.8 million to expand its manufacturing operations, creating 144 new jobs in Puryear in the next five years. The company will expand a building that currently houses its welding operations and will expand it. This  will allow all the company’s operations to be located under one roof, improving production flow and providing additional space for expected growth. Founded in Paris, Tennessee, Columbiad specializes in precision metal fabrication. The company’s full-fabrication welding team can cut, form and weld parts to send its customers a completed assembly. Hiring for Columbiad’s new Puryear operations will begin in the first quarter of 2022.