May 2017

Northrop Grumman Locating New Aerospace Work in Jackson County

Jackson, Mississippi — Northrop Grumman is adding a mix of new work to its Unmanned Systems facility in Jackson County, including sub-assembly work for the F-35 program. This $3.7 million investment will create 60 jobs in the coming years. “This reinforces Northrop Grumman’s commitment to Jackson County, solidifies the company’s position as a leader in […]
General | News Room | May 30

Yalobusha General Hospital Expands in Water Valley

Jackson, Mississippi — May 30, 2017 — Yalobusha General Hospital is investing $3.8 million in the health care of the people of Yalobusha County by expanding in Water Valley, Mississippi, creating 32 jobs. “This expansion demonstrates Yalobusha General Hospital’s commitment to the community and its patients and ensures they continue receiving quality health care in […]
General | News Room | May 25

Renin Corporation Expanding in Tupelo

Jackson, Mississippi — Renin Corporation is expanding in Tupelo, Miss., to help facilitate the company’s growth strategy with major U.S. retailers, distributors and fabricators. The expansion is a $1 million corporate investment and creates 50 jobs. “Renin’s decision to expand in Tupelo speaks to the teamwork and dedication of economic developers at the state and […]

India Business Development Mission

The Mississippi Development Authority invites you to participate in a governor-led multi-industry business development mission to the Republic of India on September 11-15, 2017. Each stop will include one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors and joint venture partners. Optional stops in additional cities are available upon request. Click here to register.
General | News Room | May 12

New Website Aims to Help Small Businesses

Jackson, Mississippi — May 10, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Minority and Small Business Development Division launched a new business directory and minority certification website, The website is designed to assist Mississippi’s minority- and women-owned businesses in attaining long-term growth and success in the state.  “The website is a valuable resource for those looking […]
General | News Room | May 10

Mississippi Wins CiCi Award from Trade & Industry Development Magazine

Jackson, Mississippi — May 10, 2017 — Trade & Industry Development magazine recently awarded the state of Mississippi a 2017 Corporate Investment and Community Impact, or CiCi, Award for Continental Tire. The Hinds County project won in the Corporate Investment category. “The CiCi Award is yet another example of Mississippi’s global competitiveness. Our state’s ability to […]
General | News Room | May 9

Avectus Healthcare Solutions Opens Expanded Operations in Corinth

Jackson, Mississippi — May 9, 2017 — Celebrating more than two years of renovations and the addition of more than 180 jobs, Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Avectus Healthcare Solutions cut the ribbon for the company’s completed expansion in Corinth, Mississippi. “The opening of Avectus Healthcare Solutions’ new headquarters in Corinth symbolizes the sturdy foundation the […]
General | News Room | May 8

Visit Mississippi Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

Jackson, Mississippi — May 8, 2017 — Visit Mississippi is putting the spotlight on the state’s $6.3 billion tourism industry at the state’s Welcome Centers during National Travel & Tourism Week, which runs through May 13. The 34th annual National Travel and Tourism Week unites communities across the country to celebrate what travel means to American jobs, […]
General | News Room | May 4

Mississippi Development Authority to lead Business Development Mission at 10th Annual Southeastern U.S. – Canadian Provinces Alliance Event in Toronto

Jackson, Mississippi — May 4, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi business leaders and economic development professionals at the 10th Annual Southeastern U.S. – Canadian Provinces Alliance Conference. The event, Trade Partnerships at Work, will take place June 4-6 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. “As […]
General | News Room | May 3

Mississippi Elementary Students Receive Energy Smart Awards during Mississippi Science and Engineering Fairs

Jackson, Mississippi — May 3, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division recently awarded five Mississippi students with the Energy Smart Award. The awards were given during the Mississippi Science and Engineering Fairs. “Promoting STEM research in our schools helps to shape the energy workforce of the future,” said MDA Executive […]