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Leading Defense Contractor ForceX Moves HQ to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ForceX, a rapidly growing defense contractor specializing in military navigation, surveillance and tracking technology, is moving its headquarters to Nashville, bringing economic development, job growth and new technologies to Middle Tennessee.

The company is consolidating offices from Clarksville, Tenn., and Brentwood, Tenn., into a larger facility in The Sheds on Charlotte, located at 2200 Charlotte Avenue. ForceX will occupy 45,000 square feet in the new building, bring nearly 120 employees into the city and create new technology jobs.

"We have a longstanding and proud tradition of growth in the Middle Tennessee area," said Tracy Guarino, CEO and president of ForceX. "And we are excited about our new home in Nashville, and bringing additional vitality to the city's thriving and expanding technology sector."

ForceX considered headquarters locations in Nashville, Tenn., Huntsville, Ala., Tampa, Fla. and Washington, D.C., with a goal to attract the best tech talent for expansion. The company serves the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Special Operation Forces, the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Marshals Service and many other civilian and government agencies of varying levels of visibility.

"I want to congratulate ForceX on the grand opening of their new facility in a rapidly developing area of Nashville," Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner, Randy Boyd, said. "As an industry leader in the aerospace and defense industry, ForceX is a welcome addition to Tennessee's entrepreneurial landscape, providing high-tech jobs and opportunities for future growth. Since the company was founded in 2004, ForceX has grown from three employees to nearly 120 and I look forward to their continued success in this new location."

"ForceX has been a recognized leader in the development of innovative software and technologies," said Ralph Schulz, president and CEO, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. "The company has also been a leader in the development of Nashville's growing tech economy and we're pleased they've chosen to make their home here."

ForceX also advances highly customized mapping and video solutions and performance technologies into a variety of commercial industries including fire departments, law enforcement and security organizations.

About ForceX

ForceX – a rapidly growing defense contractor based in Nashville, Tenn. – specializes in high-tech military software and hardware systems. The company provides navigation, surveillance, tracking, command and control and situational awareness solutions to the security and defense industries. ForceX also advances these highly customized mapping, video solution and performance technologies in a variety of commercial industries, including fire departments, law enforcement and security organizations. Since 2004, the company has grown from three employees to nearly 120, half of who have military experience. The company advances leading-edge uses for its secure software to support its mission to protect life and liberty. For more information, visit www.forcexinc.com.

CONTACT: Todd Smith 615.202.7944 todd@deanesmithpartners.comSource: ForceX