Tervis Tumbler Company of Sarasota County plans to expand its plant in Venice, adding 80
jobs by the end of 2010 to meet growing demand for its popular drinkware
Sarasota County since the 1960s, Tervis Tumbler
bring its total employees up to 400.
40,700-square-feet building should be ready to occupy during
the first quarter of 2011.
The Tervis Tumbler
Company manufactures insulated double-walled drinkware that keeps hot
drinks hotter longer and cold drinks cooler longer.
Tervis products can be purchased on the company website and at
6,000 retail outlets across the country.
is also adding new products and designs to its inventory, including
new drinkware decorated in Disney characters.
keep up with the new product line, Tervis will be expanding its sales
and marketing departments.
Sarasota County is
awarding Tervis $100,000 over the next three years as a
performance-based incentive grant for the 214 jobs added.
The grant requires Tervis to pay employee annual wages greater
than the county average.
To search for current
openings at Tervis Tumbler, visit the company website
Writer: Mandy Erfourth
Source: Kim Livengood, Tervis Tumbler