Sep 2015

R-Squared Puckett, Inc. Expanding Operations in Puckett, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from R-Squared Puckett, Inc. announce the company is expanding operations in Puckett, Mississippi, to accommodate an increase in production. For the expansion, the company will construct a 15,000-square-foot addition onto its existing facility. The project represents a $2 million corporate investment and will create 50 jobs, bringing […]

CAVS Extension Impacting Mississippi and Manufacturing

Mississippi State University’s CAVS Extension has a passion for Mississippi and for manufacturing. The purpose of this blog is to introduce our engineering outreach center, located in Canton, Miss. In the last 12 years, our center has worked successfully with more than 150 companies around the state. Our programs, while focused on the needs of […]
General | News Room | Sep 9

Robert Dexter Named Executive Director of Yellow Creek Port

Jackson, Mississippi — Sept. 9, 2015 — Robert Dexter, of Tupelo, has been named executive director of Yellow Creek Port, a state-owned port near the confluence of the Tennessee River and Tombigbee Waterway in Iuka, Mississippi. Dexter will be sworn in Thursday. Dexter is the former operations start up manager for GRAMMER, Inc., a German-based […]
General | News Room | Sep 3

MDA Accepting Applications for Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting

Jackson, Mississippi — Sept. 3, 2015 — Mississippi Development Authority is now accepting applications for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting. Designed to recognize Mississippi companies for their success in maintaining or increasing export sales, the awards will honor two companies in the service sector and two companies in the manufacturing sector. “When Mississippi-based companies […]
General | News Room | Sep 2

Model Contractor Development Program to Kick Off September 14

Jackson, Mississippi — Sept. 2, 2015 — Mississippi Development Authority will kick off its Model Contractor Development Program workshop series at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14 at the Roy Anderson Corp facility located at 11400 Reichold Road in Gulfport, Mississippi. The workshop will teach practices to increase operations and bonding capacity to Mississippi’s small […]