Jul 2017

Global Automotive Supplier Calsonic Kansei Expands in Madison

Jackson, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from global automotive supplier Calsonic Kansei announced the company’s expansion in Madison. The $16.33 million corporate investment creates 98 new jobs. “Mississippi’s outstanding reputation in the automotive industry is known worldwide,” Governor Bryant said. “Calsonic Kansei’s addition of so many new jobs in Madison once again puts our […]

FEUER Powertrain Officially Opens for Business in Tunica County

Jackson, Mississippi — November 16, 2016 — Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr., and officials from FEUER Powertrain GMBH gathered in Robinsonville, Mississippi, to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s first U.S. manufacturing operations, which also serve as the company’s U.S. headquarters. The project is a $140 million corporate investment and creates 300 jobs. […]

hago Automotive Cranks Up Production in Iuka

Jackson, Mississippi — June 16, 2016 — Just six months after announcing hago Automotive’s move to Mississippi, Governor Phil Bryant and company officials celebrate the opening of hago’s new operations at Yellow Creek Port in Iuka, Mississippi. “The skilled workers and strong business climate found in Tishomingo County and all throughout the state will help […]

New Website Aims to Aggressively Market Mississippi Contractors and Vendors for Continental Plant

Jackson, Mississippi — May 19, 2016— Mississippi Development Authority and Continental have launched a website, www.mississippi.org/continental, to promote upcoming contracting opportunities available at the company’s future tire manufacturing facility near Clinton, Mississippi. Mississippi vendors and contractors can register to receive notifications regarding Continental RFP opportunities. The website also provides important updates and timelines in regards to the plant’s […]

Germany-based hago Automotive Corp. Locating Operations in Iuka

Jackson, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from laser-welded sheet metal and stamped automotive parts producer hago Automotive Corp. announced today the company is locating operations in Iuka, Miss., in Tishomingo County. The project represents a corporate investment of $10 million and will create 80 jobs. The company is expected to begin operations by mid-2016. “I […]

Nissan Canton Rolls Out 2016 Nissan Titan XD

Jackson, Mississippi — Nov. 19, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and officials from Nissan gathered today at the company’s vehicle assembly plant in Canton, Miss., to launch the newly redesigned 2016 Nissan Titan XD pickup truck. The Nissan Titan has been in production since 2004 and assembled at the Canton facility since that time. […]

Mississippi has a wealth of resources focused on advanced materials

Mississippi has a broad and diverse range of resources and capabilities in advanced manufacturing and advanced materials, from the research efforts underway at the state’s universities to advanced manufacturing businesses utilizing advanced materials. Advanced materials provide improved physical properties and capabilities as compared to those offered by standard materials. Materials in this group include special […]

Yokohama Tire Corporation Celebrates Grand Opening

West Point, Mississippi — October 5, 2015 — Governor Phil Bryant, Hikomitsu Noji, president of Yokohama Rubber Company, Ltd., and officials from Yokohama Corporation of North America gathered today in West Point, Mississippi, to celebrate the grand opening of the first phase of the company’s new commercial truck tire manufacturing plant, Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, LLC. […]
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