Apr 2013

GE Aviation Opens in Ellisville

Ellisville, Miss. (April 30, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant, officials from GE Aviation and state and local leaders gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new 344,000-square-foot composites manufacturing facility in Ellisville, Miss., in Jones County. The plant, officially known as GE Ellisville Composites, is a $56 million company investment that will […]

Yokohama Tire Corp. Locates Facility in West Point

West Point, Miss. (April 29, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant and executives from Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) officially announced today the company would locate a commercial truck tire plant in West Point, Miss. Yokohama will invest $300 million in the initial project phase, with future expansions potentially increasing the company’s investment to more than $1 […]
General | News Room | Apr 23

"Small Business Summit" to be held in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (April 12, 2013) – On April 23, 2013, “Entrepreneur Explosion: A Small Business Summit” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Natchez Convention Center, located at 211 Main Street in Natchez, Miss. Sponsored by the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), Natchez, Inc. and Alcorn State University (ASU), the summit will […]
General | News Room | Apr 19

MDA to Leading Business Trip to Costa Rica and Panama

Jackson, Miss. (April 19, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will lead a delegation of Mississippi businesses on a business development mission to San Jose, Costa Rica and Panama City, Panama from July 14-20, 2013. The trip is designed to connect Mississippi companies looking to expand trade and create new business relationships with opportunities […]

Crown Health Care Laundry Services Locating in Columbia

Columbia, Miss. (April 9, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Crown Health Care Laundry Services Inc. announced today the company is locating laundry processing operations in the Marion County Industrial Building in Columbia, Miss. The project represents a company investment of $6 million and will create 150 jobs. “Today is an exciting day […]
General | News Room | Apr 8

MSBDD to Host Government Procurement Opportunities Conference

Vicksburg, Miss. (April 8, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority’s (MDA’s) Minority and Small Business Development Division (MSBDD) will host the Government Procurement Opportunities Conference and Trade Show May 8-9, 2013, at the Vicksburg Convention Center and Auditorium, located at 1600 Mulberry Street in Vicksburg, Miss. Activities on Wednesday, the 8th, include an optional tour […]

American Railcar Industries Expanding in Brookhaven

Brookhaven, Miss. (April 4, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant, local officials and officials from American Railcar Industries announced today the company is expanding its presence in southwest Mississippi by locating a railcar maintenance facility in Brookhaven, Miss., in Lincoln County. The company has had operations in Bude, Miss., since 1974. The new Brookhaven facility, which […]
General | News Room | Apr 1

Creative Economy Grants Awarded To Seven Communities

Jackson, Miss. (April 1, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) recently awarded seven Mississippi communities grants under the Asset Development Division’s Creative Economy Grant Program. The program offers qualified communities financial assistance to help support and grow their local creative economies. The Creative Economy Grant Program funds will be utilized by the communities to […]