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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Global Green Lighting plans to hire up to 250 people in Chattanooga to build the company's innovative street lighting system.

The move is creating jobs locally by bringing production back from China, said Don Lepard, the company's chief executive.

Lepard said the company has moved into about 180,000 square feet of space in Hixson, a site that formerly held the Chattanooga Group.

Plans are to ramp up his assembly line and have about 100 people on board by mid-summer.

Read more from our news partner the Times Free Press.

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