Dec 2013

Mississippi Silicon Locating in Burnsville

Burnsville, Miss. (December 31, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant and officials announced today that Mississippi Silicon will locate a new silicon metal production facility in Burnsville in Tishomingo County. Mississippi Silicon is investing $200 million in the project, which will create 200 jobs. The new Mississippi-based facility will produce silicon metal for a broad range of […]

2013: 6,200 New Jobs, $1.03 Billion Investment for Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. (December 30, 2013) – Led by Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi’s aggressive efforts to create jobs and attract new investment produced significant results, with 2013 more than doubling the jobs and investment generated in the state in the previous year. Projects supported by Mississippi Development Authority over the past year created 6,265 new jobs for […]
General | News Room | Dec 11

2014: “Year of the Creative Economy”

Yearlong Celebration to Showcase Creative Enterprises along with Mississippi-born Artists, Performers and More Jackson, Miss, (December 11, 2013) – Gov. Bryant proclaimed 2014 as the “Year of the Creative Economy: Mississippi Homecoming” during a ceremony with renowned pianist Bruce Levingston, a Mississippi native. The “Year of the Creative Economy” will feature both ongoing events and new […]

Aluma-Form Locating Operations in Walnut

Jackson, Miss, (December 11, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant, officials from ALUMA-FORM and local leaders broke ground today on the company’s new manufacturing facility in the Walnut Industrial Park in Walnut, Miss., in Tippah County. The project represents a company investment of $6.7 million and will create 125 new jobs. From the Walnut location, ALUMA-FORM will […]
General | News Room | Dec 10

Riverside Housing Community Opens in D’Iberville

Jackson, Miss, (December 10, 2013) – Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority, Gulf Coast Renaissance Corporation and local leaders cut the ribbon today on Riverside, a $15 million senior independent living community located in D’Iberville. Riverside, a waterfront development, provides affordable living to qualified adults aged 55 and older whose income is 120 percent or lower […]
General | News Room | Dec 9

MDA Leading Business Trip to Western Europe

Jackson, Miss, (December 9, 2013) – Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to Western Europe from March 31 to April 4, 2014. The trip will include stops in the United Kingdom and France. Participating companies will also have the opportunity to make a third […]
Energy | News Room | Dec 5

State #2 for Oil, Gas Investment

Jackson, Miss, (December 5, 2013) – Speaking to more than 800 attendees at the Governor’s Energy Summit, Gov. Bryant announced the Fraser Institute has again ranked Mississippi among the world’s most attractive places for oil and gas investment. Mississippi ranks number two globally for energy policy and is first in its tier when energy policy is […]

Industrial Timber Expanding in NE Mississippi

Jackson, Miss, (December 4, 2013) – Officials from Industrial Timber, manufacturer of wood furniture frames, have announced the company is expanding operations at its facilities in Shannon, Miss., in Lee County and Ripley, Miss., in Tippah County The expansions represent a $1.5 million corporate investment and will create 80 new jobs. Industrial Timber is adding a […]
Energy | News Room | Dec 4

Mississippi Awarded Two Energy Grants

Jackson, Miss, (December 4, 2013) – The Energy and Natural Resources Division of the Mississippi Development Authority was recently awarded two grants from the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program. The grants are designed to help increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors. A total […]