Jan 2015

Von Drehle Breaks Ground in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (January 26, 2015) — Officials from von Drehle and state and local officials gathered today for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s future paper machine facility in Natchez, Miss. Von Drehle, a paper products supplier to commercial and industrial users nationwide, announced in 2013 it had acquired the former Mississippi […]

Mississippi: A Reliable Energy State

When making substantial investments in new production or distribution facilities, companies must take a multi-decade view. The world is ever-changing due to technology development, emerging economies and politics, which cause uncertainty for future planning. So naturally, investors are attracted to areas with some predictability, perceived stability and resource reliability. Mississippi, as a reliable energy state, […]
General | Jan 13

Mississippi Awarded $4.4 Million in State Small Business Credit Initiative Funds

Jackson, Miss. (January 13, 2015) – The U.S. Treasury Department has awarded Mississippi more than $4.4 million in State Small Business Credit Initiative funds, which will be disbursed by the Mississippi Development Authority. The funds will assist the state’s small businesses with accessing the capital needed to grow and create jobs. To date, more than […]
General | Jan 9

MDA to Lead Business Development Mission to South Africa

Jackson, Miss. (January 9, 2015) – Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to South Africa from March 23-27, 2015. The trip is designed to connect Mississippi businesses that want to expand trade and create new business relationships with qualified buyers in the country. […]