Aug 2018
General | News Room | Aug 30

Mueller Industries Opens Distribution Operations in Fulton, Adds 60 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — August 30, 2018 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Mueller Industries cut the ribbon on the company’s new warehousing and distribution operations in Fulton, Mississippi. The project is a $3.83 million corporate investment which adds 60 new jobs. “Mueller’s location in Northeast Mississippi provides numerous benefits, including exceptional access to a well-integrated transportation […]
General | News Room | Aug 30

Prestige Beauty Retailer Sephora Officially Opens New Distribution Center in Olive Branch, Adds 400 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — August 30, 2018 — Global beauty retailer Sephora officially opened a new distribution operations facility during a ceremony in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The ribbon cutting marked the official opening of the project, the fourth distribution center for Sephora in the U.S., providing an estimated 400 jobs in DeSoto County. “Every day, North Mississippi’s robust […]
General | News Room | Aug 29

Seemann Composites, Inc. Opens Bow Dome Production Facility in Gulfport, to Support New U.S. Navy Contract

Jackson, Mississippi — August 29, 2018 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Seemann Composites cut the ribbon on the company’s new submarine bow dome production facility in Gulfport, Mississippi. The project, a $4.6 million corporate investment, accommodates a contract with General Dynamics Electric Boat for the U.S. Navy and creates 46 jobs. “Thousands of workers on […]
General | News Room | Aug 24

Leading Professional Food Equipment Manufacturer Expanding in Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — August 24, 2018 — Commercial kitchen equipment manufacturer Unified Brands is expanding in Mississippi, investing $9.5 million and bringing 425 jobs to Vicksburg, Mississippi. “Mississippians are hard workers who take pride in a job well done, as evidenced by Unified Brands’ decision to grow its operations in our state and create hundreds of new jobs […]
General | News Room | Aug 22

Industry Leading Crop Protection Company Nufarm Locates in Greenville

Jackson, Mississippi — August 21, 2018 — Crop protection company Nufarm is locating manufacturing operations in Greenville, Mississippi, a $20 million investment which will create 68 jobs. “As a leader in agriculture, Mississippi is proud to welcome Nufarm as the state’s newest business partner. From Greenville, Nufarm will employ the Mississippi Delta’s skilled workforce to manufacture its crop […]
General | News Room | Aug 16

First Chapter of Mississippi Writers Trail Begins

Jackson, Mississippi — August 16, 2018 — The first chapter of the Mississippi Writers Trail begins with the unveiling of two inaugural markers at a special ceremony opening the 2018 Mississippi Book Festival August 18 in Jackson. The markers will be placed at their permanent locations during official unveiling ceremonies in the coming months. “The Mississippi Writers […]
General | News Room | Aug 7

Refrigeration Manufacturer Master-Bilt Expanding in New Albany

Jackson, Mississippi — August 7,  2018 — Master-Bilt is growing in New Albany, Mississippi, by manufacturing more refrigerated cabinets at the company’s Union County facility. The project is a $1 million investment and will create 30 jobs over three years.    “Mississippi is a hard-working manufacturing state with a steady focus on growing this important sector. Master-Bilt’s expansion […]
General | News Room | Aug 6

Free Model Contractor Development Program Kicks Off Sept. 18 in Gulfport

Jackson, Mississippi — August 6, 2018 — Contractors interested in expanding their business are encouraged to enroll in the Mississippi Development Authority’s free Model Contractor Development Program. The program kicks off at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18 at the Knight Nonprofit Center’s Regions Room, located 11975 Seaway Road in Gulfport.  The nine-week MCDP covers relevant topics for […]
General | News Room | Aug 3

Vertex Aerospace’s Madison Location Named as Corporate Headquarters

 Jackson, Mississippi — August 3, 2018 — Vertex Aerospace was recently acquired by American Industrial Partners, which has named Vertex’s Madison, Mississippi, location as its new headquarters. The announcement marks a $1.42 million corporate investment and creates approximately 70 new jobs over the next two years. “Vertex Aerospace has long been known around the state, the U.S. […]
General | News Room | Aug 1

ACCO Brands Increasing Manufacturing Capabilities

Jackson, Mississippi — August 1, 2018 — ACCO Brands is increasing its manufacturing capacity in Booneville, Mississippi. The expansion is a $944,300 corporate investment and creates 29 jobs. “For a decade, ACCO Brands has been a shining example of a valued corporate citizen – providing hundreds of jobs for the area’s workforce while investing in the local […]