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With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.


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With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.

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Mississippi: Making The World Take Notice

With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.

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The aerospace and defense electronics company will add 80 new jobs in Montgomery County by December 2023.

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The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.

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Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion

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Allison Transmission Investing $400M In Indiana Growth, Innovation

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