Jul 2012

Teleflex Locating in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, Miss. (July 30, 2012) – Officials from Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, have announced the company is relocating its distribution operations into an existing 627,000-square-foot facility in Olive Branch, Miss., which is expected to employ approximately 225 workers within four years of operation. “I […]
General | News Room | Jul 30

Bed and Breakfast Workshop Series Scheduled

Bed and Breakfast Inns Create Jobs, Increase Tax Revenues and Attract Visitors; Workshops to Provide Guidance to Prospective Owners, Local Officials Jackson, Miss. ( July 30, 2012) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), in collaboration with the Bed & Breakfast Association of Mississippi (BBAM), the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Mississippi Heritage […]
General | News Room | Jul 27

MDA Leading Business Trip to China

Jackson, Miss. (July 27, 2012) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) invites state business representatives to participate in Inter Airport China, China’s premier airport industry exhibition, to be held September 26-28, 2012, in Beijing, China. The event will connect Mississippi businesses whose products and services are used in airport, airport renovations and airport construction with […]
General | News Room | Jul 27

MDA Leading Business Trip to Toronto, Montreal

Jackson, Miss. (July 27, 2012) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) invites state business leaders interested in pursuing trade opportunities in the Canadian market or seeking representation, partners or distributorships in Canada to participate in a multi-sector business-to-business matchmaking mission to Toronto and Montreal September 10-14, 2012. The mission will connect Mississippi businesses with qualified […]
Energy | General | News Room | Jul 25

DOE Awards Mississippi Grant

Grant to Help Mississippi Universities Improve Energy Efficiency, Cut Costs Jackson, Miss. (July 25, 2012) – The State of Mississippi recently was awarded $725,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to support energy efficiency improvements at the state’s public universities. The grant will be used to help Mississippi create an energy efficiency retrofit strategy for […]

BorgWarner Expanding in Water Valley

Water Valley, Miss. (July 23, 2012) – Governor Phil Bryant joined officials from BorgWarner, a global powertrain supplier, today in announcing the company is expanding operations at its facility in Water Valley, Miss., to begin manufacturing a new ECO-Launch™ system that enables the stop-start function in automatic transmissions. With the addition of this new product […]

Genesis Energy Expanding in Port of Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (July 9, 2012) – Officials from Genesis Energy L.P. (NYSE: GEL) have announced plans to expand operations at  the company’s existing Port of Natchez terminal in Natchez, Miss., to handle bitumen, a product mined from Canadian oil sands. The expansion will create 20 new jobs in the Adams County area. “I am grateful […]