Jan 2013
General | News Room | Jan 30

November Date Set for SEUS-Japan

Biloxi, Miss. (January 30, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant announced today the state of Mississippi will host the 36th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast U.S. – Japan and Japan/U.S. Southeast Associations. The meeting will be held November 17-19, 2013, at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Miss. The Southeast U.S. – Japan and Japan/U.S. […]

Von Drehle Corporation Locating in Adams County

Natchez, Miss. (January 23, 2013) – Officials from von Drehle Corporation announced today the company is locating manufacturing operations in Natchez, Miss. The company, which provides paper products to commercial and industrial consumers nationwide, will create at least 100 new jobs, will make investments in additional converting equipment and subsequently will install a paper machine. […]

Ashley Furniture Industries Locating in Verona

Verona, Miss. (January 22, 2013) – Officials from Ashley Furniture Industries have announced the company is locating operations in a 275,000-square-foot facility in Verona, Miss., and will create 60 jobs at its new facility. Ashley Furniture maintains manufacturing operations in Ecru and Ripley, Miss. The company will use its new Verona facility, which is located […]

Signet Maritime Corporation Expanding in Pascagoula

Pascagoula, Miss. (January 15, 2012) – Signet Maritime, a marine transportation and logistics services company, has announced the expansion of its Signet Shipbuilding & Repair operations at the Port of Pascagoula in Pascagoula, Miss. The expansion represents a corporate investment of $3.6 million and is creating 50 additional jobs. Signet is constructing additional facilities and […]

Comfort Revolution Opens in Belmont

Belmont, Miss. (January 14, 2013) – Officials from Comfort Revolution celebrated today the grand opening of the company’s manufacturing facility in Belmont, Miss., in Tishomingo County. Comfort Revolution is a developer of high-end sleep products and is projected to create 200 new jobs over the next three years. Comfort Revolution announced in September 2012 it […]

Nissan Announces New Vehicle Model at 10 Year Celebration

Canton, Miss. (January 10, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant joined Nissan North America officials today in announcing the move of the Nissan Murano crossover model to the company’s Canton, Miss., facility. The announcement was made at Nissan’s Canton plant during a celebration marking the company’s 10-year anniversary of manufacturing in Mississippi. “Nissan continues to exceed […]

Helen of Troy Locating in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, Miss. (January 8, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Helen of Troy (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) announced today the company is constructing a 1.3-million-square-foot distribution facility in Olive Branch, Mississippi, in DeSoto County. The project represents a company investment of $37 million and will create more than 300 new jobs. Helen of […]

Aurora Flight Sciences Locating in Columbus

Columbus, Miss. (January 7, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant, Aurora Flight Sciences Chief Executive Officer John Langford, Senator Roger Wicker and Representative Alan Nunnelee cut the ribbon today on the company’s new 30,000-square-foot facility at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport in Columbus, Miss. The new facility, which will allow the company to increase its commercial […]