Oct 2018
General | News Room | Oct 9

Commercial Kitchen Equipment Manufacturer Nokomis Expands in De Kalb, Mississippi, Creating 12 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — October 9, 2018 — Commercial kitchen equipment manufacturer Nokomis is expanding in De Kalb, Mississippi, to accommodate an increase in production. The project is a $600,000 corporate investment and will create 12 jobs. “Nokomis’ growth and creation of a dozen jobs will provide new opportunities for workers in Kemper County while positioning the company to […]
General | News Room | Oct 9

Free Contract Licensure Readiness Workshop to be held Oct. 18 in Pearl, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — October 9, 2018 — 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 Thursday, October 18, from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Associated Builders and Contractors building located at 5165 Old Brandon Road […]
General | News Room | Oct 3

U.S. Small Business Administration Awards Funding to the Mississippi Development Authority for State Trade and Expansion Promotion Program

Jackson, Mississippi — October 3, 2018 — The U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded the Mississippi Development Authority $540,000 for the Mississippi State Trade and Expansion Promotion Program. The funds support Mississippi businesses interested in international trade. “The STEP Program is a valuable resource for Mississippi companies seeking to increase their export operations,” Governor Phil Bryant said. […]
General | News Room | Oct 2

Tier 1 Automotive Supplier Auto Parts Manufacturing Mississippi Increases Production in Lee County, Creates 50 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — October 2, 2018 — Automotive supplier Auto Parts Manufacturing Mississippi is increasing production in Lee County, investing $100 million and creating 50 jobs. “Auto Parts Manufacturing Mississippi’s growth in Lee County is strong indicator the state’s automotive industry continues to gain momentum and will be a major economic driver in North Mississippi and throughout the […]
General | News Room | Sep 25

Automotive Service Equipment Manufacturer Hunter Engineering Growing in Durant

Jackson, Mississippi — September 25, 2018 — Automotive service equipment manufacturer Hunter Engineering is expanding operations in Durant, Mississippi. The project is an $8 million corporate investment and creates 60 jobs. “Hunter Engineering’s expansion in Holmes County and creation of so many new jobs is a strong indicator that the efforts of our state, regional and local leaders […]
General | News Room | Sep 24

North MS Tool, Inc., Relocates Operations, Creates 10 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — September 24, 2018 — North MS Tool, Inc., is growing by relocating its operations from Booneville to Ripley, Mississippi. The project is a $700,000 corporate investment and creates 10 jobs. “When our existing companies, such as North MS Tool, choose to grow in the state, they are showing the world Mississippi is a great […]
General | News Room | Sep 24

Mississippi Development Authority Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting

Jackson, Mississippi — September 24, 2018 — The Mississippi Development Authority is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting. The awards will be presented by Governor Phil Bryant on December 7 during a ceremony at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson, Mississippi. The Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting recognize Mississippi companies for […]
General | News Room | Sep 11

Mississippi Writers Trail Unveils First Marker Honoring Eudora Welty

Jackson, Mississippi — September 10, 2018 — The Mississippi Writers Trail begins with the dedication of the inaugural marker honoring Eudora Welty. “An international treasure in the literary world, Eudora Welty’s works stand the test of time, influencing generations of writers and sharing Mississippi with the world,” said Visit Mississippi Director Craig Ray. “This trail celebrates the […]

The Entrepreneur Center @ MDA 2018 Webinar Series to help Boost Entrepreneurs’ Business Profiles in Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — September 4, 2018 — The Entrepreneur Center @ Mississippi Development Authority’s 2018 Fall Webinar Series kicks off at noon on Tuesday, September 11 with “Brand & Social Media Marketing” presented by Mississippi College marketing professor John Brandon. “Mississippi is quickly becoming known around the country as the place where entrepreneurs can achieve their goals,” said […]
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 […]
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