A local medical technology company is expanding its presence in East Tennessee, bringing with it hundreds of new jobs.
ProNova Solutions officially broke ground Tuesday morning on its newest facility at Pellissippi Place on Old Knoxville Highway in Blount County.
Back in February, the company agreed to be a part of the Pellissippi Place technology research and development park.
Construction of the new facility will be in two phases, with jobs being added gradually. By 2015, 110 people will be employed at the site. Upon completion in 2018, 500 employees are expected to work at Pellisssippi Place