NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ State officials say Williams Sausage Co. is adding 148 jobs at its Union City manufacturing facility.

Tennessee's Department of Economic and Community Development says the sausage company is investing $3 million at its headquarters in Obion County.

Williams Sausage President Roger Williams says the jobs will be added over the next two years. Williams says Tennessee has a very friendly business environment.

In a statement, Gov. Bill Haslam thanked the company for adding the jobs.

The company was established in Union City in 1958.