Jul 2019
General | News Room | Jul 19

The Middleby Corporation moving Lynx Grills’ headquarters, manufacturing operations to Greenwood, creating 200 jobs

Jackson, Miss — July 19, 2019 — The Middleby Corporation, a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry, is relocating Lynx Grills’ headquarters and manufacturing operations to the Viking Range facility in Greenwood. The project is a $5-million corporate investment and will create 200 jobs, 100 of which will be added immediately. The remaining 100 […]
General | News Room | Jul 17

Free Contractor Readiness Workshop to be held Aug. 6 in Gulfport

Jackson, Mississippi — July 17, 2019 — Contractors interested in becoming licensed or obtaining their Certificate of Responsibility are encouraged to register for the Mississippi Development Authority’s Contractor Licensure Readiness Workshop. The workshop will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Knight Nonprofit Center located at 11975 Seaway Road in Gulfport. The […]

Image Industries locating cold forming operations in Clarksdale, creating 50 jobs

Stud welding company Image Industries is locating operations in Clarksdale. The project is a $3-million corporate investment and will create 50 jobs over the next four years. “Skilled trade jobs are the backbone of our nation’s economy, as millions of workers produce top-quality products every day that keep industries across the country thriving in today’s […]
General | News Room | Jul 9

Parmida LED Technologies locating distribution and e-commerce operations in Indianola, creating 20 jobs in the Mississippi Delta

Jackson, Mississippi — July 9, 2019 — LED lighting products manufacturer Parmida LED Technologies announced today that it is locating it latest North American distribution and e-commerce operations center in Indianola, Mississippi, creating 20 jobs. The project represents a $1 million corporate investment. “Parmida’s decision is further evidence that we are a strong state for […]
General | News Room | Jul 8

Mississippi Writers Trail Unveils Marker Honoring Margaret Walker

Jackson, Mississippi — July 8, 2019 — The Mississippi Writers Trail celebrated the literary contributions of poet and novelist Margaret Walker on Monday with the dedication of a marker at Jackson State University. The Margaret Walker marker is located at the Margaret Walker Center on JSU’s campus at 1400 J.R. Lynch Street. “Margaret Walker contributed […]