Lowe's to locate direct fulfillment center In Coopertown

Friday, July 29, 2016, Vol. 40, No. 31

Lowe's will locate a new direct fulfillment center in Robertson County and expects to invest approximately $100 million and create up to 600 jobs in Coopertown, northwest of Nashville, the company announced today.

Lowe's direct fulfillment center will cover some 1.1 million square feet, the equivalent of 22 football fields under one roof. Plans call for it to be operational by the third quarter of 2018, initially employing approximately 400 people and growing to 600 employees by 2022.

Lowe's, the second largest home improvement company in the world, was founded in 1946 and operates or services more than 2,355 retail locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. It has 285,000 employees.