Plastics recycler building plant in Elizabethton

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Plastics recycler The Highlands Group is putting a new facility in Elizabethton.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty said the state is working toward making Tennessee the top location in the Southeast for high-quality jobs.

The new recycling center will have 34 manufacturing jobs.

The Highland Group is based in Winston-Salem, N.C., and also has a production facility in Johnson City.


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