Jul 2018
General | News Room | Jul 30

SMW Manufacturing Grows, Creates 25 More Jobs in Lafayette County

Jackson, Mississippi — July 30, 2018 — SMW Manufacturing expands operations in Lafayette County, Mississippi, investing $4 million and creating 25 jobs. The expansion supports the company’s new contracts, as well as its rapid growth in North Mississippi. “The productive workforce in North Mississippi was instrumental in SMW’s decision to expand its operations in Lafayette County. We […]
General | News Room | Jul 17

Mississippi Business Exporters Invited to Participate in Free Workshop Designed to Help Increase Export Sales in International Market

Jackson, Mississippi — July 17, 2018 — Mississippi’s business exporters are invited to participate in a free workshop focused on increasing export sales abroad and reducing payment risk from overseas buyers. “For Mississippi’s business leaders, navigating the world of international export markets can be a complex challenge,” said Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr. “These […]
General | News Room | Jul 12

Pearl River Foods Increasing Workforce in Carthage, Adding Hundreds of New Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — July 12, 2018 — Poultry processor Pearl River Foods is growing its workforce in Carthage, Mississippi, adding 450 jobs to support an increase in production. The additional jobs will bring the company’s employment to 600 workers. “The addition of so many new jobs by Pearl River Foods in Leake County speaks to the company’s […]
General | News Room | Jul 10

Steel Metal Fabrication Company Hawkeye Industries Expanding in Tupelo

Jackson, Mississippi — July 10, 2018 — Contract sheet metal fabricator Hawkeye Industries is expanding in Tupelo, Mississippi. The expansion accommodates increased production demand for the company’s core business technologies, as well as its entrance into the high volume laser processing of tubing market. The project is a $3 million corporate investment and creates 10 jobs.  “For more […]

Franklin Corporation, One of Nation’s Largest Privately Owned Furniture Manufacturers, Expanding in Houston, Miss.

Jackson, Miss. (July 2, 2018) – Franklin Corporation, one of the largest privately owned furniture manufacturers in the U.S., is expanding in Houston, Miss. The expansion, a $2.731 million corporate investment, adds a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art raw materials warehouse and will create 60 new jobs over the next four years.   “For nearly 50 […]