May 2016
General | News Room | May 31

Hol-Mac Creating 40 New Jobs by Expanding in Bay Springs

Jackson, Mississippi – May 31, 2016 – Hol-Mac Corporation, manufacturer of Pac-Mac Refuse, septic and oil field equipment, Hammerhead Off-Road Armor and hydraulic cylinders, is creating 40 new jobs and investing $5 million by expanding its operations in Bay Springs, Mississippi. “Job creation is critical to building a stronger economy. I appreciate the Hol-Mac team for once […]

Mississippi Development Authority to host “Lunch & Learn: Doing Business with Lockheed Martin”

Jackson, Mississippi — May 20, 2016 — On May 26, Mississippi Development Authority’s Procurement Technical Assistance Program will host “Lunch & Learn: Doing Business with Lockheed Martin” for Mississippi’s small vendors and contractors. The workshop will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Mississippi State University’s Meridian Campus in the Khalmus Auditorium, located at 1000 Hwy. […]

New Website Aims to Aggressively Market Mississippi Contractors and Vendors for Continental Plant

Jackson, Mississippi — May 19, 2016— Mississippi Development Authority and Continental have launched a website,, to promote upcoming contracting opportunities available at the company’s future tire manufacturing facility near Clinton, Mississippi. Mississippi vendors and contractors can register to receive notifications regarding Continental RFP opportunities. The website also provides important updates and timelines in regards to the plant’s […]
General | News Room | May 17

MDA International Trade Office Receives Presidential Award for Export Service

Jackson, Mississippi — May 17, 2016 — On May 16, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Mississippi Development Authority’s International Trade Office with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the […]

Insitu Partners with FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at MSU

Jackson, Mississippi — May 4, 2016 — Officials from Insitu, Mississippi State University and Mississippi Development Authority participated in a ceremonial lease signing to mark the opening of Insitu’s new facility at MSU in Starkville, Mississippi. The partnership between the company and the Federal Aviation Administration’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at MSU will create […]

15 New Jobs Landing at Grenada Municipal Airport

Jackson, Mississippi — May 3, 2016 — Officials from Sunshine Aviation announce the company is creating 15 jobs and investing $50,000 in an expansion the Grenada Municipal Airport in Grenada, Mississippi. “When Mississippi’s existing businesses choose to grow their operations, it serves as a testament to our strong business climate and productive workforce. I wish […]