Mar 2018
General | News Room | Mar 21

Tupelo Packaging Provider Set to Upgrade Plant

Jackson, Mississippi — March 21, 2018 — WestRock Company, a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has announced plans to upgrade its corrugated plant in Tupelo, Mississippi. The addition of new technology in the facility is expected to create approximately 25 jobs.   The company plans to install a new 132-inch corrugator to replace an existing 87-inch […]
General | News Room | Mar 14

General Atomics Announces Tenth Expansion in Shannon

Jackson, Mississippi — March 14, 2018 — General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems is expanding for the tenth time in 13 years in Shannon, Mississippi. The project is a $20 million private capital investment and creates 48 jobs.  “General Atomics’ latest expansion in Lee County strengthens Mississippi’s position as a leader in the defense industry while highlighting to companies […]
General | News Room | Mar 6

Free Mississippi Entrepreneurs’ Webinar Series Kicks Off March 13

Jackson, Mississippi — March 6, 2018 — A free webinar series designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs boost their business profile kicks off Tuesday, March 13 at noon. The Entrepreneur Center @ Mississippi Development Authority’s 2018 Spring Webinar Series’ March 13 webinar highlights MDA’s Minority Business Certification program. Derek Finley with MDA’s Minority and Small Business […]
General | News Room | Mar 6

$5 Million Investment Locates in Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi — March 6, 2018 — Building products company Woodgrain Distribution is opening a distribution center in Jackson, Mississippi. The project is a $5 million investment and creates 25 jobs. “As a regional distribution hub, Jackson provides companies like Woodgrain Distribution a number of competitive advantages, including efficient access to major interstates, allowing them to effectively […]