Disaster services company expanding in Gallatin

FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo, a job seeker talks to a recruiter at a job fair expo in Anaheim, Calif. The U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out: Americans are on the move again after record numbers had stayed put, more young adults are leaving their parents' homes to take a chance with college or the job market, once-sharp declines in births are leveling off and poverty is slowing. Not all is well. The jobless rate remains high at 8.1 percent. Home ownership dropped for a fifth straight year to 64.6 percent, the lowest in more than a decade, hurt by more stringent financing rules and a shift to renting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo, a job seeker talks to a recruiter at a job fair expo in Anaheim, Calif. The U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out: Americans are on the move again after record numbers had stayed put, more young adults are leaving their parents' homes to take a chance with college or the job market, once-sharp declines in births are leveling off and poverty is slowing. Not all is well. The jobless rate remains high at 8.1 percent. Home ownership dropped for a fifth straight year to 64.6 percent, the lowest in more than a decade, hurt by more stringent financing rules and a shift to renting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- State officials say that disaster damage restoration services company Servpro is planning to expand its corporate headquarters in Gallatin.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty says the expansion represents a $6.7 million investment by the company and will create 90 new, full-time jobs in Sumner County.

Servpro provides fire and water damage restoration services, with a network of more than 1,600 franchises that respond to emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar large-loss events.

The company's Gallatin headquarters includes its corporate team, national call center, warehouse, manufacturing facility and franchisee training center.


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