Jun 2012

Nissan Announces Major Expansion at Canton Plant

Nissan to add production of Sentra model, 1,000 new jobs in Canton Canton, Miss. (June 28, 2012) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Nissan North America announced today the vehicle manufacturer is expanding its Canton, Miss., operations, adding production of the Nissan Sentra compact car to the plant’s production line-up. The addition of the […]

Timber Products Expanding in Corinth

Corinth, Miss. (June 22, 2012) – Officials from Timber Products Company, manufacturer of various wood products, have announced the company is expanding operations at its hardwood plywood facility in Corinth, Miss., by adding a clear ultraviolet plywood finishing process at the plant. The project represents a company investment of $350,000 and will create up to […]

Sealed Air Corporation Expanding in Grenada

Grenada, Miss. (June 21, 2012) – Officials from Sealed Air Corporation, manufacturer of protective packaging and performance-based materials, have announced the company is expanding operations at its facility in the Industrial Air Park facility in Grenada, Miss. The expansion, which will enable the company to take advantage of new market opportunities, follows the downsizing of […]

Rolls-Royce Breaks Ground on Jet Engine Test Facility

Bay St. Louis, Miss. (June 18, 2012) – Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today broke ground on a new $50 million jet engine test facility at the company’s outdoor testing site on NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi. When fully operational, the facility is expected to create 35 highly skilled jobs. This forms […]
General | News Room | Jun 12

State Receives 2012 Silver Shovel Award

Jackson, Miss. (June 12, 2012) – Area Development magazine, a leading economic development publication covering site selection and facility planning, has awarded Mississippi a 2012 Silver Shovel Award. Now in their seventh year, Area Development’s annual Shovel Awards recognize state economic development agencies that drive significant job creation through innovative policies, infrastructure improvements, processes and […]