May 2015
General | News Room | May 29

ISA TanTec Opens First U.S. Leather Tannery Operations in Vicksburg

Jackson, Mississippi — May 29, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from ISA TanTec gathered today for the grand opening of the company’s first U.S. leather tannery in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The company announced in May 2014 it would locate the operations in the Ceres Research and Industrial Interplex. The project, known as Mississippi TanTec Leather, […]

Pride Mobility Products Corp. Locating Operations in Pontotoc

Pontotoc, Mississippi — May 27, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Pride Mobility Products Corporation, manufacturer of mobility chairs and scooters, announced today the company is locating operations in the former Genesis Furniture facility in Pontotoc, Mississippi. The project represents a corporate investment of $2 million and will create 150 jobs. “Today is a great […]
General | News Room | May 27

Emerald Home Furnishings Locating Operations in New Albany

New Albany, Mississippi — May 25, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from stationary furniture manufacturer Emerald Home Furnishings announced today the company is locating operations in New Albany, Mississippi. The company will locate in the facility formerly occupied by Hickory Springs. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $2 million and will […]
General | News Room | May 26

MDA to Lead Business Development Mission to Central Europe

Jackson, Mississippi — May 26, 2015 — Representatives from Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to Central Europe August 31 through September 4, 2015. Download an interactive flyer. Designed to connect Mississippi businesses that want to expand trade and create new business relationships with qualified buyers in Poland […]

Steel Dynamics Expanding Operations in Columbus, Mississippi

Columbus, Mississippi — May 21, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Steel Dynamics, Inc. announced today the company is expanding through the addition of painting and Galvalune® capabilities at its Columbus, Miss., steel mill. The project represents a corporate investment of approximately $100 million and will create 40 new, full-time jobs. SDI’s Columbus location, […]
General | News Room | May 18

CertainTeed Reopens Manufacturing Facility in Meridian

Meridian, Mississippi — May 18, 2015 — Officials from CertainTeed Corporation and state and local officials gathered today for the grand reopening of the company’s ceiling tile manufacturing operations in Meridian, Mississippi. The project is a $24 million corporate investment and is creating 110 new jobs. The facility produces a range of ceiling tiles and acoustical […]

Governor Bryant Congratulates MSU on being Selected as the Unmanned Aerial Systems Center of Excellence

Jackson, Mississippi — May 8, 2015 — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today has selected Mississippi State University as the location for its Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Center of Excellence.  At the civilian academic center, Mississippi State University will lead 13 other universities in helping the FAA research methods to integrate UAS into the national […]
General | News Room | May 8

Registration Open for the 8th Annual SEUS-CP Alliance Conference

Jackson, Mississippi — May 8, 2015 — Registration is now open at www.seuscp.com for Mississippi companies interested in joining the state’s delegation of business leaders and economic development professionals in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, from June 28-30, for the 8th Annual Southeastern United States – Canadian Provinces Alliance conference. The theme of this year’s event […]