Oct 2015

Mississippi Silicon Celebrates Grand Opening of Facility in Burnsville

Burnsville, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Mississippi Silicon gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new silicon metal production facility in Burnsville, Miss., in Tishomingo County. The project, which was announced in January 2014, represents a corporate investment of $200 million and the creation of 200 jobs. “I appreciate the […]

Koch Foods Expanding in Forest and Morton, Mississippi, Creating 203 New Jobs

Forest, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from poultry processor Koch Foods announced today the company is expanding operations at its facilities in Forest and Morton, Mississippi. The expansions represent corporate investments of approximately $2 million and $33 million, respectively, and will create a total of 203 jobs – 23 at the Forest location and […]
General | News Room | Oct 7

U.S. Small Business Administration Awards MDA Funding

Jackson, Mississippi — Oct. 7, 2015 — The U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded Mississippi Development Authority funding for the Mississippi State Trade and Export Promotion Program. The STEP Program allows MDA to provide financial and technical assistance to small- and medium-sized Mississippi companies interested in growing their business through trade. Administered by MDA’s Trade Bureau, the […]
General | News Room | Oct 6

Ashley Furniture Celebrates Phase 13 Expansion in Ecru

Jackson, Mississippi— Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Ashley Furniture gathered today for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s stationary upholstery manufacturing and regional distribution center in Ecru, Mississippi. The project represents a $6 million corporate investment in an expansion of its manufacturing facility and transportation terminal. Once construction is complete, the […]

Yokohama Tire Corporation Celebrates Grand Opening

West Point, Mississippi — October 5, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant, Hikomitsu Noji, president of Yokohama Rubber Company, Ltd., and officials from Yokohama Corporation of North America gathered today in West Point, Mississippi, to celebrate the grand opening of the first phase of the company’s new commercial truck tire manufacturing plant, Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, LLC. […]