Nov 2018
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 […]
Oct 2018
General | News Room | Oct 31

SaviLinx Expanding Customer Service Center Operations in Hattiesburg, Creating 231 Additional Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — October 31, 2018 — SaviLinx, a contact center specializing in customer service, business process outsourcing and technical support, is expanding its contact center operations in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The project represents a corporate investment of approximately $354,000 and will create 231 jobs in addition to the 260 SaviLinx currently employs. “SaviLinx’s decision to grow and […]
General | News Room | Oct 29

Energy Awareness Day 2018 Welcomes More Than 1,000 Mississippi Students

Jackson, Mississippi — October 29, 2018 — In recognition of Energy Awareness Month, the Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division hosted more than 1,000 students from around Mississippi at the annual Energy Awareness Day event held earlier this month at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson. The goal of the event […]
General | News Room | Oct 23

Mississippi Development Authority Accepting Applications for Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Funds

Jackson, Mississippi — October 23, 2018 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division is now accepting applications for the 2018 Mississippi Industrial Energy Efficiency Program, which is made possible through $400,000 in State Energy Program funds from the U.S. Department of Energy. MIEEP is designed to assist Mississippi companies with making energy efficiency upgrades to […]
General | News Room | Oct 15

Hunter Engineering Breaks Ground on Expansion in Durant

Jackson, Mississippi — October 15, 2018 — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Hunter Engineering broke ground on the company’s expansion in Durant, Mississippi. The project, which was announced in September, is an $8 million corporate investment and will create 60 jobs. “Hunter Engineering’s groundbreaking marks a significant milestone as the company takes the next step in creating […]
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. […]