Aug 2013
General | News Room | Aug 28

MCDP Starts Sept. 10 in Gulfport

Jackson, Miss. (August 28, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority will kick off its Model Contractor Development Program workshop series on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at the Roy Anderson Corp facility, located at 11400 Reichold Road in Gulfport. The 10 weekly workshops, designed to teach small contractors and businesses practices that will improve their company’s […]
General | News Room | Aug 26

James Brown Movie to be Filmed in State

Jackson, Miss. (August 26, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant, film director Tate Taylor and state officials announced today that an upcoming movie by Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment on the life of musician James Brown will be filmed in Mississippi. Mississippi native Taylor, director and screenwriter of The Help, which was also filmed in Mississippi, will […]

State Leaders Attend Walmart Manufacturing Summit

Orlando, Fla. (August 22, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant and state economic development officials are participating in the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Summit today in Orlando, Fla. More than 500 supplier companies, 32 states and major retail industry leaders are also participating The summit will focus on manufacturing and supply chains in the U.S. and on Walmart’s 10-year […]

Airguide Opens in Clarksdale

Clarksdale, Miss. (August 16, 2013)– Gov. Phil Bryant, officials from AirGuide and local officials gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s manufacturing operations in Clarksdale, Miss. The governor and company officials announced last August AirGuide’s plans to locate in Clarksdale. The new facility will create 40 full-time jobs with a company investment of […]
General | News Room | Aug 9

MDA Leading Business Trip to Canada

Jackson, Miss. (August 9, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority will lead a business development mission to Toronto, Canada from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2013. Mississippi business representatives are invited to participate in the trip, which will provide business-to-business matchmaking opportunities for Mississippi companies interested in expanding trade and creating business relationships in the […]

Enersteel Expanding in Natchez

Jackson, Miss. (August 6, 2013) – Enerfab officials announced the company will expand its operations at their Natchez, Miss., location, which is known as Enersteel. The expansion will support an increase in production and comes just three months after announcing an expansion in May. This project represents an investment of $10 million and will create at […]