Aug 2015

DAK Americas Expanding Operations in Hancock County

Hancock County, Mississippi — August 28, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from DAK Americas announced Thursday evening the company is expanding its Hancock County operations at Port Bienville with the construction of manufacturing facilities to produce 230 million pounds per year of Polyester Staple Fibers. The multi-million dollar investment will create 86 new full-service jobs. […]
General | News Room | Aug 27

Secretary Julián Castro Tours Gulf Coast for Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Gulfport, Mississippi — August 27, 2015 — On Thursday, Aug. 27, Governor Phil Bryant, Senator Thad Cochran, Senator Roger Wicker and Representative Steven Palazzo hosted Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, on a tour of the Mississippi Gulf Coast to see the progress made in the 10 years following Hurricane […]

Ice Industries Expanding Operations in Grenada

Grenada, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Ice Industries announced today the company is expanding its operations in Grenada, Mississippi. The expansion will be the company’s sixth since 2010. The project represents a corporate investment of $15 million and will create 100 jobs, bringing the total number employed by Ice Industries Grenada to […]
General | News Room | Aug 18

MDA to Lead Business Development Mission to Israel

Jackson, Mississippi — August 18, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to Israel from November 8-12, 2015. The trip is designed to connect Mississippi businesses that want to expand trade and create new business relationships with qualified buyers in Israel. Mississippi Secretary of State […]

FXI Expanding Operations in Baldwyn

Baldwyn, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from FXI announced today the company is expanding operations at its facility in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Prentiss County. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $700,000 and will create at least 60 jobs. FXI, a leading producer of polyurethane foams, is growing its business by securing […]
General | News Room | Aug 10

Trulite Glass and Aluminum Solutions Expanding Operations in Grenada

Jackson, Mississippi — August 10, 2015 — Officials from Trulite Glass and Aluminum Solutions announce the company is expanding operations at its facility in Grenada, Mississippi. The project represents a corporate investment of $119,500 and will create 15 jobs, bringing employment at the facility to 133. “I appreciate the team at Trulite Glass and Aluminum Solutions for choosing […]
General | News Room | Aug 6

Calbee North America Begins Operations in Senatobia

Senatobia, Mississippi— August 6, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Calbee North America gathered today for the grand opening of the company’s snack food manufacturing facility in Senatobia, Mississippi. The company announced in October 2014 it would locate in the former BMW distribution facility there. The project represents a corporate investment of $51.1 million […]

VT Halter Marine Opens Dry Dock Expansion

Pascagoula, Mississippi — August 3, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine gathered today to celebrate the completion of the company’s dry dock expansion and to break ground on its new blast and paint facility. The dry dock expansion represents a corporate investment of more than $13 million and the […]