Resource pages for "Mississippi"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.
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Mississippi is preparing for the future of industry by developing a high-tech workforce, premier shovel-ready sites and an even stronger business environment with no red tape.
Mississippi state officials are rolling out the red carpet for business and making it easy for companies to locate in the Magnolia State.
Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
New Altex Tube manufacturing operations will create more than 58 jobs in the in Golden Triangle Industrial Park in Columbus, MS.
Since the 2003 opening of Nissan’s assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi has been a key player in the automotive industry.
Wood biomass producer Enviva's fourth Mississippi facility represents a $250 million investment and will create approximately 100 jobs in Stone County, MS.
Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.
The automobile maker will retrain nearly 2,000 employees to build two all-new electric vehicles at its Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant.
FedEx Ground is building a new 217,000-square-foot distribution facility at the I-59 Supply Chain Park at Mississippi's Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport.
Hardware maker Milwaukee Tool expects to create 800 new jobs in Grenada, MS and will add 400 more in Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch.
The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.
Power tool maker Milwaukee Tool will invest $60 million in its new 500,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Grenada, MS.
While defense spending has remained stable, commercial aviation has been on life support during the coronavirus pandemic. It may take until 2024 to return to pre-pandemic levels of passenger jet air traffic.
The new 700,000-square-foot site will create more 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Madison County, MS.
Scientists at Vicksburg’s ERDC have been deploying Supercomputers to develop models illustrating how the coronavirus spreads.
Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.
Your favorite attractions will have a different look this year. Hint: Star Wars troopers will be enforcing social distancing rules and Mickey will be wearing a mask.
Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.
Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.
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