Sep 2017
General | News Room | Sep 28

Visit Mississippi Launches New Website

Jackson, Mississippi — September 28, 2017 — Visit Mississippi, the tourism division of the Mississippi Development Authority, officially launched the new state tourism website, featuring dynamic content and a user-friendly layout designed to engage visitors on all digital formats. “With more than 86,000 employees, Mississippi’s travel and tourism industry is the state’s fourth largest employer generating more […]
General | News Room | Sep 21

RealPure Bottling Company Expanding in Magee, Creating 45 Jobs

Magee, Mississippi — September 21, 2017 — RealPure Bottling Company, formerly Shooting Star Beverages, is expanding in Magee, Mississippi. The project is a $19.75 million corporate investment and creates at least 45 jobs. “RealPure’s expansion and addition of new jobs are indicators of the strong business climate and quality workforce for which Mississippi is known. […]
General | News Room | Sep 19

Global Automotive Supplier BorgWarner Expanding in Water Valley

Jackson, Mississippi — September 19, 2017 — BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, is expanding in Water Valley. The $20 million corporate investment is expected to create approximately 75 jobs over the next two years.  “BorgWarner’s Water Valley location has expanded and added jobs five times in […]
General | News Room | Sep 14

Emilia Resources Expanding in DeKalb

Jackson, Mississippi — September 14, 2017 — Emilia Resources is expanding in DeKalb, Mississippi, investing $150,000 and creating 30 jobs. “Emilia Resources’ growth in East Mississippi shows how a Mississippi workforce gives the state’s corporate partners a significant business advantage,” Governor Phil Bryant said. Emilia Resources manufactures over-the-counter cosmetic and personal-care products. The expansion increases the […]
General | News Room | Sep 5

Model Contractor Development Program Kicks Off

Jackson, Mississippi — September 5, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Model Contractor Development Program workshop series kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 28. The program will be held at the Greenville Higher Education Center, 2900 A Highway 1 South, Greenville, Mississippi. Small contractors and business representatives will learn how to increase their operations and […]