Mar 2017

2017 Procurement Opportunities Conference

May 15-16, 2017 Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center 2350 Beach Boulevard Biloxi, MS 3953 This conference is designed to build relationships between Mississippi businesses and federal, state and local government and corporate buyers. The event will also promote partnerships and strategic alliances to aid Mississippi businesses in competing in the global marketplace. Federal, State, […]
General | News Room | Mar 29

Steel Dynamics, Inc. Opens Paint Facility in Columbus

Jackson, Mississippi — March 29, 2017 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Steel Dynamics, Inc. gathered for the grand opening of the company’s new paint facility in Columbus, Miss. The project broke ground in January 2016. SDI’s investment of approximately $100 million has created more than 40 jobs. “The opening of this new paint facility […]
General | News Room | Mar 28

McCormick & Company Locating in Marshall County

Jackson, Mississippi — March 28, 2017— McCormick & Company is locating warehousing and distribution operations in Marshall County, Mississippi, investing $6 million and creating 48 jobs. “I am pleased to welcome McCormick as the newest member of the state’s thriving warehousing and distribution industry. The 48 jobs being created by the company will positively benefit the local […]
General | News Room | Mar 28

Mississippi to lead Business Delegation to International Paris Air Show

Jackson, Mississippi — March 28, 2017 — Mississippi aerospace companies interested in initiating or expanding trade in the aerospace industry are invited to join a state delegation at the 52nd annual International Paris Air Show. The event will be held June 16-21 in Paris, France. “The International Paris Air Show plays in instrumental role in […]
General | News Room | Mar 23

Economic Impact Report Shows Tourism a Steady Producer for Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — March 23, 2017— Travel and tourism continue to have a consistent, positive impact on the state, the new 2016 Visit Mississippi Economic Impact Report reveals. “Tourism plays a tremendous role in Mississippi’s economy,” said Governor Phil Bryant. “Our state’s wealth of unique sights, sounds, tastes and experiences attracted an estimated 23 million […]
General | News Room | Mar 23

Leggett & Platt Expanded in Tupelo, Retaining 274 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — March 23, 2017 — Leggett & Platt, manufacturer of products for a diverse group of industries, including residential furniture and bedding, has expanded operations in Tupelo, Mississippi, adding new manufacturing investments and retaining current jobs. “I appreciate the Leggett & Platt team for choosing to once again expand its Tupelo campus and […]
General | News Room | Mar 22

The Entrepreneur Center @ MDA Presents 2017 Spring Webinar Series

Jackson, Mississippi — March 22, 2017 — The Entrepreneur Center @ MDA will kick off its spring 2017 webinar series Tuesday, April 4 at noon. “Mississippi’s entrepreneurs are key drivers of the state’s economy. MDA is committed to assisting entrepreneurs as they grow and prosper thereby strengthening local communities,” said MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr. The first […]
General | News Room | Mar 21

KeyTronicEMS Expanding in Corinth

Jackson, Mississippi – Electronic manufacturing service provider KeyTronicEMS is expanding in Corinth, investing $500,000 and creating 75 full-time jobs. “KeyTronicEMS’s expansion demonstrates the company’s commitment to Corinth and Alcorn County,” Governor Phil Bryant said. “I appreciate the company for helping us show the world Mississippi is a place where companies can compete successfully and enjoy […]