The companies highlighted in August are:
SWEETWATER, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Sweetwater firm is one of five Tennessee businesses highlighted as the Tennessee Business Spotlight shines upon those companies dedicated to keeping our men and women in uniform safe.
Featuring a military theme, the Secretary of State's Business Spotlight website showcased Powell Military Supply, Inc. along with Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, American Ordinance LLC, Military Systems Group, Inc., and Friedman's Army Navy Store.
“This industry not only employs Tennesseans, but also serves our national security interests,” Secretary of State Tre Hargett said.
According to Hargett, the Spotlight site features some of the state's business that "create jobs, produce quality products and give back to local communities."
"Several of these companies provide the men and women of our armed forces with the equipment necessary to keep our country safe day after day.," continued Hargett "That is a job worthy of recognition."
To nominate a company to be recognized in Tennessee Business Spotlight, please visit the web page and click the “Submit a Business” link or call (615) 532-5605.