Nov 2018
General | News Room | Nov 27

Emilia Resources Expanding in De Kalb

Jackson, Mississippi — November 27, 2018 — Emilia Resources, manufacturer of over-the-counter cosmetic and personal-care products, is expanding for the second time in just more than a year in De Kalb, Mississippi. The project is a $1 million corporate investment and will create 27 jobs. “Leaders at all levels of government throughout the state partner to create […]
General | News Room | Nov 20

Biewer Lumber Expanding in Newton

Jackson, Mississippi — November 20, 2018 — Biewer Lumber is expanding its state-of-the-art sawmill in Newton, Mississippi, to increase its mill production by more than 100-million board feet per year. The project is a $40 million corporate investment and will create 45 jobs. “Since opening its sawmill in Newton two short years ago, Biewer Lumber has been […]

MEDC 2019 Legislative Conference

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General | News Room | Nov 13

Abby Manufacturing Bringing 10 More Jobs to Walnut, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — November 13, 2018 — Abby Manufacturing, manufacturer of steel and aluminum products, is expanding in Walnut, Mississippi. The expansion, the company’s second this year, is a $1.4 million corporate investment and will create 10 jobs, increasing Abby Manufacturing’s employment in Tippah County to approximately 140 workers. “Abby Manufacturing’s second expansion in North Mississippi in […]
General | News Room | Nov 13

Ajinomoto Foods North America Growing in Oakland

Jackson, Mississippi — Ajinomoto Foods North America is expanding its existing operations in Oakland, Miss., investing $22 million and creating 76 jobs over four years. “For more than a decade, Ajinomoto Foods has been creating quality jobs and investing in its Oakland operations – a great example of a company finding its niche in Mississippi […]
General | News Room | Nov 7

Raytheon Breaks Ground on New Radar Production Facility in Forest

Jackson, Mississippi — November 7, 2018 — Industry-leading defense contractor Raytheon Company broke ground on its new radar production facility in Forest, Mississippi. The project, announced in May, is a $100-million corporate investment, which will create dozens of jobs at Raytheon’s Forest campus over the next five years. “Raytheon already produces some of the most sophisticated radar […]