Apr 2017
General | News Room | Apr 25

B&D Plastics Expands on Mississippi Gulf Coast

Jackson, Mississippi — April 25, 2017 — Demonstrating Mississippi is a place where companies can achieve sustainable growth and success, B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Mississippi, on the Gulf Coast. The expansion is a $750,000 corporate investment and creates 35 jobs. “For more than 30 years, B&D Plastics has been a valued member […]

Furniture supply Trade Show

Tecno Mueble International is the largest trade fair of machinery, raw materials and accessories for the furniture industry in Guadalajara, Mexico. For this four day event each year, more than 5,000 buyers attend, generating more than $46 million dollars in sales. Click here to register.
General | News Room | Apr 19

Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award More Than $96,000 in Bicentennial Grants in April

Jackson, Mississippi — April 19, 2017 — To support local celebrations of the Mississippi bicentennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council is partnering with Mississippi Development Authority’s Visit Mississippi to oversee a Bicentennial Grants Program. In April, the review committee awarded more than $96,000 to 19 different projects across the state, bringing the total awarded to date […]
General | News Room | Apr 19

New Process Steel Growing in Columbus, Creating 50 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — As a testament to the skilled workforce and welcoming business climate found in Lowndes County, New Process Steel is expanding its footprint in Columbus, investing $7.5 million and creating 50 jobs. “The Golden Triangle Region’s economic growth over the last few years continues to set the precedent for companies like New Process to […]
General | News Room | Apr 17

Regions Bank Locates Operations Facility in Hattiesburg

Jackson, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Regions Bank announced the company will build a 75,000-square-foot operations facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, investing $23 million and creating 91 jobs. “Hattiesburg and the Pine Belt Region have celebrated significant economic development wins in recent years. Regions’ investment in this new facility and commitment to adding […]
General | News Room | Apr 13

Marty Stuart to Headline Governor’s Concert at Mississippi Bicentennial North

Jackson, Mississippi — Country and Americana music legend Marty Stuart will headline the Governor’s Concert at the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration North in Oxford on June 24. The free event is part of celebrations around the state during 2017. “In a state known for master storytellers, Oxford is a literary capital,” said Governor Phil Bryant. “There […]
General | News Room | Apr 11

Biewer Lumber Opens for Business in Newton

Jackson, Mississippi — April 11, 2016 — In a ceremony signifying Biewer Lumber’s commitment to doing business in Mississippi and the people of Newton County, the company officially opened its $85 million state-of-the-art sawmill alongside Governor Phil Bryant and local officials. “Biewer Lumber’s opening is an exciting milestone for the company, the area’s residents and the […]
General | News Room | Apr 7

Houston High School Solar Car Race Team’s Sundancer Featured in Big-Screen IMAX Film Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Jackson, Mississippi — April 7, 2017 — The Houston High School Solar Car Race Team from Houston, Mississippi, traveled to Washington, D.C., recently for the premier of the IMAX film Dream Big: Engineering Our World. The team and its solar car Sundancer, a 16-foot-long vehicle engineered by the students, are featured in the film. Additionally, […]
General | News Room | Apr 5

Winston Plywood & Veneer Holds Grand Opening in Louisville

Jackson, Mississippi — April 5, 2017 — Following a 2014 tornado which devastated Louisville, Mississippi, Winston Plywood &Veneer demonstrated its commitment to Mississippi with the grand opening of the company’s new $100 million manufacturing facility. Governor Phil Bryant, Louisville Mayor Will Hill, company employees and local residents joined Winston Plywood & Veneer officials to celebrate the […]
General | News Room | Apr 5

Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award More than $80,000 in Bicentennial Grants in March

Jackson, Mississippi — March 27, 2017 — To support local celebrations of the Mississippi bicentennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council is partnering with Mississippi Development Authority’s Visit Mississippi to oversee a Bicentennial Grants Program. In March, the review committee awarded more than $80,000 to 16 different projects across the state, bringing the total awarded to date to […]