Mississippi is Global

As the state’s number one foreign direct investment partner, Japan capitalizes on Mississippi’s strong transportation network, prime location and dedication to foreign business to develop strong economic development ties in the state. Positioned in the center of the fastest-growing region in the United States, over 100 million people reside within a day’s drive of the state, providing a stable, steady workforce for Japanese companies looking to expand or invest in Mississippi.

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Nissan Canton celebrates 4 million vehicle production milestone, adds additional shift to support demand for NV Commercial Vans

CANTON, Miss. – Nissan North America today celebrates production of 4 million vehicles at its Canton assembly plant, and announces the addition of a second shift that will create or retain 250 hourly jobs to support increasing demand for NV Commercial Vans. Today’s announcement came as the plant approaches the 15th anniversary of bringing vehicle manufacturing to Mississippi…

TOYOTA MISSISSIPPI MAKES MAJOR JOBS AND INVESTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI

Jackson, Mississippi — April 26, 2018 — Toyota Mississippi is investing in new production lines at its automotive manufacturing plant in Blue Springs. The project represents a $170 million corporate investment and will create 400 jobs over the next 12 months.

japanese companies know mississippi works

More than 45 Japanese companies operate in Mississippi, representing 15,000 jobs. Since 2012, Japan has invested more than $450 million in the state.

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