Mar 2013

Multicraft International Expanding in Pelahatchie

Pelahatchie, Miss. (March 26, 2013) – Officials from Multicraft International, manufacturer and supplier of automotive components for domestic automakers, have announced the company is expanding its operations in Pelahatchie, Miss., to accommodate an increase in production. The project represents a company investment of $250,000 and will create 30 new jobs. “Multicraft has been a part […]

Fly Timber Expanding in Grenada

Grenada, Miss. (March 19, 2013) – Officials from Fly Timber have announced the company is expanding its operations in Grenada, Miss., in Grenada County. The project represents a company investment of more than $6 million and will create 30 new jobs, bringing the total number of workers employed at the Grenada facility to 80. Fly […]
General | News Room | Mar 14

Mississippi Exports Reach Record High in 2012

Jackson, Miss. (March 14, 2013) – According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA), Mississippi exports increased by $1.8 billion in 2012, bringing the state’s total export value for the year to a record high of $11.8 billion. With the value of Mississippi exports increasing eight percent from 2011, the state ranked […]
General | News Room | Mar 12

MSYP Meeting in Meridian

Meridian, Miss. (March 12, 2013) – On April 25 and 26, 2013, the Mississippi Young Professionals (MSYP) will host the MSYP 2013 Summit, Rethink Mississippi: No Suits, No PowerPoints, No Bull, at the Mississippi State University Riley Center, located at 2200 Fifth Street in downtown Meridian, Miss. The event, coordinated by the Mississippi Development Authority […]
General | News Room | Mar 11

Oxford Middle School Places First in MS Regional Middle School Science Bowl

Jackson, Miss. (March 11, 2013) – Students from Oxford Middle School in Oxford, Miss., were crowned champions of the 2013 Mississippi Regional Middle School Science Bowl held February 23 at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) in Columbus, Miss. Co-sponsored by the Mississippi Development Authority’s (MDA’s) Energy and Natural Resources Division, Tennessee Valley […]