Nov 2014

Drumheller Packaging Expanding Operations in Clarksdale

Jackson, Miss. (November 26, 2014) – Multiwall bag manufacturer Drumheller Packaging is expanding operations at its facility in Clarksdale, Miss., in Coahoma County. The project represents a $360,000 corporate investment and will create 20 new jobs. “Mississippi’s existing businesses such as Drumheller Packaging comprise the backbone of the state’s economy. When they choose to expand, […]

Holiday Shopping Forecast in Mississippi – Mostly Optimistic

While national opinions about the upcoming 2014 holiday shopping season vary from optimistic to cautious, Mississippi entrepreneurs and retailers are expecting improvement in consumer spending habits. State economist Darrin Webb said that consumer optimism is currently running at its highest level since 2007, and projections are for holiday shopping to be about 4.2 percent higher […]

ALGIX Holds Grand Opening of New SOLAPLAST Facility in Marion

Jackson, Miss. (November 14, 2014) — Officials from bioplastics manufacturer ALGIX, LLC held a grand opening event today at the company’s SOLAPLAST facility in Marion, Miss., in Lauderdale County. The project represents an $8.5 million corporate investment that will increase to $40 million and will create 100 jobs over the next three years. ALGIX’s new […]

Entergy announces new Transmission Operations Center in Capital City

From: Entergy Mississippi (November 11, 2014) New centralized location represents $23-million investment, houses up to 70 employees JACKSON, Miss. – Entergy is breaking ground on a new $23-million Transmission Operations Center in Jackson that will be one of two twin centers in the corporation’s four-state service area. The 24,775-square-foot building will be a “nerve center” […]

World-Class Data Center Opens for Business in Mississippi

From: C Spire (November 4, 2014) C Spire’s initial buildout for one of the nation’s top data centers has been completed ahead of schedule! The Starkville, MS located data center already plays home to several firms using our suite of enterprise technology services, including colocation, cloud services, and storage. The 23,800 square foot center, located […]