Jun 2018
General | News Room | Jun 26

Steel Dynamics, Inc., Increasing Production in Columbus

Jackson, Mississippi — June 26, 2018 — Steel Dynamics, Inc., is expanding its Columbus, Mississippi, operations by adding a new galvanizing line and upgrading existing equipment to increase higher-margin production capability. This announcement represents an investment of at least $200 million and creates 45 jobs over three years at its Columbus Flat Roll Division. “Steel Dynamics’ continued […]

Vicksburg Lumber Mill to Begin Operations as Vicksburg Forest Products, Create 125 Jobs

Jackson, Miss. (June 19, 2018) – Vicksburg Forest Products is opening a lumber mill in Vicksburg, Miss. After significant upgrades and modifications are complete, the multi-million dollar corporate investment will create 125 jobs. “Vicksburg’s ideal location combined with the region’s fertile timberland positions Vicksburg Forest Products for years of success in Warren County. I commend […]
General | News Room | Jun 14

Mississippi Recognized with Eighth Consecutive Shovel Award

Jackson, Mississippi — June 14, 2018 — Mississippi has once again been recognized by Area Development magazine with a 2018 Silver Shovel Award. The award signifies the state’s 2017 economic development successes. This is the eighth consecutive year the publication has awarded the state with a Shovel Award. “To be presented with another Shovel Award by Area […]

Automotive Supplier Expands, Creates Jobs in Iuka

Jackson, Mississippi — June 13, 2018 — Germany-based automotive supplier hago Automotive is doubling its footprint in Iuka, Mississippi, to accommodate a new contract with BMW. The project represents a $4 million corporate investment in new equipment and will create 60 jobs over the next four years. “This expansion illustrates to industry leaders around the world that our […]
General | News Room | Jun 4

$11.5 Million Investment, 60 New Jobs Coming to Madison County

Jackson, Mississippi — June 4, 2018 — Leading industrial supply company Fastenal is locating a distribution center in Madison County, Mississippi. The project is an $11.5 million investment and will create 60 jobs over the next three years.  “Fastenal’s decision to locate in Mississippi shows we have the right tools for global companies to grow their operations. […]