Nov 2013

Jackson Furniture Locating to Mantachie, Myrtle

Jackson, Miss, (November 25, 2013) – Manufacturer of motion and stationary furniture Jackson Furniture, is investing $2 million and creating 250 jobs over three years at two different locations. Tennessee-based Jackson Furniture will manufacture motion furniture under its Catnapper reclining products brand and stationary furniture under its Jackson brand. Jackson Furniture will have production facilities in […]

BSP Filing Solutions/Finally, LLC Expanding to Starkville

Jackson, Miss, (November 25, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from BSP Filing Solutions/Finally, LLC, manufacturer of filing and folder products, announced today the company is expanding operations to the city of Starkville in the South Hangar building on Airport Road.  BSP will create at least 25 new jobs and represents a company investment of […]

Customized Distribution Locating in Jackson

Jackson, Miss. (November 21, 2013) – Officials from Customized Distribution LLC, distributor of food products to quick service restaurants, have announced the company is locating a distribution center in Jackson, Miss. and creating 60 new jobs. Customized Distribution LLC will locate in the 138,000-square-foot facility previously used by U.S. Foods. This project represents a $1 million […]
General | News Room | Nov 18

2013 SEUS-Japan Meeting Adjourns

Gov. Bryant Proclaims Japanese Friendship Day in Mississippi to Mark Occasion Biloxi, Miss. (November 18, 2013) —The 36th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast U.S. – Japan and Japan/U.S. Southeast Associations was held today on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The state of Mississippi served as host state of this year’s event, which was themed “Success […]

State Ranked Top 5 for Advanced Manufacturing

Jackson, Miss. (November 18, 2013) – The state of Mississippi has earned a “Top Five Award of Excellence” in advanced manufacturing by national publication Expansion Solutions magazine. The ranking will officially be released Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Expansion Solutions’ upcoming edition. “All you have to do is look at the list of global companies that have located […]
General | News Room | Nov 15

Japanese Dignitaries to Attend SEUS-Japan Meeting

Jackson, Miss. (November 15, 2013) – On Monday, Nov. 18, Japan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Kenichiro Sasae and Atsutoshi Nishida, chairman of the board of the Toshiba Corporation, will attend the 36th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast – U.S. Japan and Japan/U.S. Southeast Associations in Biloxi, Miss. Sasae and Nishida will join other Japanese […]
General | News Room | Nov 14

Biloxi to Host 2013 SEUS-Japan Meeting

Jackson, Miss. – (November 14, 2013)  The 36th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast U.S. – Japan and Japan/ U.S. Southeast Associations will be held Monday, Nov.18 at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant and invited state leaders from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee and Japanese officials will […]

Raytheon Expanding Forest Operations

Forest, Miss. – (November 11, 2013)  150 new jobs, with the potential to increase to more than 200 in the future, was announced today by Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. Raytheon is expanding its location in Forest, Miss., by 20,000 square feet to accommodate new contracts and in anticipation of […]

Toyota Boshoku Expands Mantachie Operations

Mantachie, Miss. – (November 8, 2013)  Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Toyota Boshoku America announced today the company is increasing operations at its plant in Mantachie, Miss., resulting in a corporate investment of $21 million and the creation of 180 new jobs. Toyota Boshoku Mississippi or TBMS manufactures seat components and door panels for the […]

Mississippi Forge Locating in Ackerman

Jackson, Miss. – (November 6, 2013)  Mississippi Forge (PVF), Inc. has announced it is making a $9 million corporate investment and creating 60 new jobs over three years by locating manufacturing operations in Ackerman, Miss. Mississippi Forge, manufacturer of steel forged flanges and fittings for use in piping systems, is locating in the facility formerly occupied […]