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Ashley Furniture increasing capacity, adding jobs in Verona and Saltillo

Jackson, Mississippi – August 3, 2020 – Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is expanding operations at its facilities in Verona and Saltillo. The expansions represent a combined corporate investment…

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Specialty paper products company to open distribution center in Marshall County

Jackson, Mississippi – July 21, 2020 – Specialty paper products company IG Design Group Americas, Inc. is locating distribution operations in Marshall County. IG Design Group and an…

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Crown Cork and Seal reopening manufacturing line in Batesville, creating 60 new jobs

Jackson, Mississippi – July 16, 2020 – Innovative packaging company Crown Cork and Seal is reopening a manufacturing line at its Batesville facility to support an increase in…

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MDA accepting applications for Gulf Coast Restoration Fund

Jackson, Mississippi — July 10, 2020 — The Mississippi Development Authority has begun taking applications for the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund. Representatives from MDA, as well as members of…

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Regulated Medical Waste and Secure Document Destruction company expanding to Northwest Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — July 7, 2020 — GreenServ, Inc., a regulated medical waste and secure document destruction company, is increasing its presence in Mississippi by locating processing operations and…

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Calgon Carbon increasing capacity at Port Bienville, investing $185 million

Jackson, Mississippi — June 25, 2020 — Calgon Carbon, manufacturer of activated carbon products, is increasing production capacity at Port Bienville in Hancock County. The project represents a corporate…

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Music Tourism Convention postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

Jackson, Mississippi — June 25, 2019 — The fifth edition of the Music Tourism Convention, originally scheduled for this September in Cleveland, Mississippi, has been postponed until 2021.   Due…

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Three counties to participate in Aspire Mississippi 2020

Jackson, Mississippi — June 17, 2020 — Representatives from three counties are participating in this year’s Aspire Mississippi program, which is designed to assist local leaders who will implement…

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Relativity increasing presence at Stennis Space Center

Jackson, Mississippi – June 9, 2020 – Relativity Space, the first and only company to 3D print entire rockets, continues to grow with a $2.42 million investment in…

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Governor Reeves Announces $300 Million Expansion of Nation’s Largest Retailer-Owned Cooperative in DeSoto County

JACKSON — June 2, 2020 — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) plans to expand in DeSoto County by constructing a new facility…

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