New Business Coming To UTSI

A new industry will be opening later this month in the former C-Star building at UTSI. The building has been transformed into an incubator for new industry at the site. Secure Water Company of Soddy Daisy Tennessee will be occupying a portion the 10,800 square foot building. The project is part of a program from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation.
The company will produce water quality test kits for municipalities. Chattanooga has already purchased one of the kits that sell for a price of between $50 to $75,000. The company will operate in the building for 18 to 24 months and at that point they will move into another building. According to Franklin County Mayor Richard Stewart, a New York thermal company is currently negotiating to locate in the building. A Franklin County Industrial board member stated that the incubator building is designed to serve technology businesses.