Industry mag names Tennessee 'State of the Year'

Evaluating the number of jobs created and the amount of capital invested in a 13-month span, Business Facilities magazine gave the top recognition to Tennessee this year. Here's a breakdown of the projects they based their decision on, from the Haslam administration:

The top economic development projects for number of jobs created and amount of capital invested from Oct. 1, 2012, – Oct. 31, 2013, include the following.

Top Five Projects for Jobs

· Hankook Tire Co., Ltd (Montgomery County): 1,800 jobs

· ARAMARK (Davidson County): 1,500 jobs

· Nissan North America, Inc. (Rutherford County): 1,400 jobs

· Calsonic Kansei North America, Inc. (Bedford, Marshall and Rutherford counties): 1,200 jobs

· UBS (Davidson County): 1,000 jobs

Top Five Projects for Capital Investment

· Eastman Chemical Company (Sullivan County): $1.6 billion

· Hankook Tire Co., Ltd (Montgomery County): $800 million

· International Paper Company (Shelby County): $321 million

· Nike, Inc. (Shelby County): $276 million

· Alcoa, Inc. (Blount County): $275 million