Fingerprinting company Integrated Biometric Technology to relocate to Franklin

Integrated Biometric Technology LLC announced in late July is will relocate its corporate headquarters to Franklin. (Courtesy Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development)
Integrated Biometric Technology LLC announced in late July is will relocate its corporate headquarters to Franklin. (Courtesy Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development)

Integrated Biometric Technology LLC announced in late July is will relocate its corporate headquarters to Franklin. (Courtesy Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development)

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced July 26 that Integrated Biometric Technology LLC will relocate its corporate headquarters from Spartanburg, South Carolina, to Franklin.

The company, which specializes in creating fingerprinting—or biometric—technology for identity management and background checks, is expected to make a $2.3 million investment and bring 142 new jobs to the area, according to the TNECD.

“IBT is excited to establish our headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. We are a biometric technology company providing services to state and federal governments as well as the consumer markets through our sports and entertainment products," IBT CEO Charles Carroll said in a release. "Being part of the Williamson County community will greatly assist and enhance our future development and growth.”

According to the company, IBT partnered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to implement biometric enrollment and state criminal history checks after 9/11.

An exact location for the company and timeline for moving has not been announced.


www.integratedbiometrics.com
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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