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Friday, September 15, 2023

RTX Expands High-Tech Manufacturing Footprint in Mississippi

JACKSON (Courtesy: Mississippi Development Authority) – Raytheon, an RTX business, broke ground today on a 17,000-square-foot expansion of its Consolidated Manufacturing Center in Forest. The project is a $50 million corporate investment and will create 100 high-skill jobs over the next five years.  

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

MMA Releases Agenda for 2023 Environmental & Safety Conference

JACKSON - This year's conference is October 5-6 at the Golden Moon Casino in Philadelphia, MS.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Mississippi Ranks Number Eight in "Best States for Manufacturing in 2023" List

SITE SELECTION GROUP - Site Selection Group, a full-service location advisory, economic incentives, and real estate services firm, helps manufacturing companies find the optimal location by employing an objective top-down approach to site selection. This top-down selection process requires the application of innovative analyses and filters until the most competitive locations are identified.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Taylor Machine Works Celebrates 50,000th Machine

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. presented SSA Marine with their 50,000th machine at SSA Oakland, California on Tuesday, August 15th. The XLC-976 had a unique American flag wrap to commemorate this special event.

Friday, July 28, 2023

Innovative Career Coach Program Sees Growth in Second Year

JACKSON (Courtesy: AccelerateMS) - More career coaches will be engaging with Mississippi high school students this fall to help them discover successful paths into the workforce.

Friday, July 28, 2023

Mississippi Manufacturers Association’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Receives $400,000 Federal Grant Award to Boost U.S. Supply Chain

JACKSON – The Mississippi Manufacturers Association’s (MMA) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MMA-MEP), in partnership with Mississippi State University’s (MSU) Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension (CAVS-E), an affiliate MEP Center, received $400,000 in federal grant funds to create a more robust supply chain network to improve the connectivity of companies with domestic suppliers. This initiative aligns with the national mission to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and resiliency of U.S. supply chains and enhance manufacturing competitiveness.

Monday, July 24, 2023

HII Awarded Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Integrated Training Systems Contract

MCLEAN, Va., July 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII’s (NYSE: HII) Mission Technologies division has been awarded a $41 million contract to provide integrated training systems installation and sustainment (ITSIS) for the U.S. Navy.

Monday, July 24, 2023

Point Eight Power, Inc. opening operations in Hancock County

JACKSON (Courtesy: Mississippi Development Authority) – Point Eight Power, Inc., manufacturer of power distribution systems, is set to open a new manufacturing plant in Hancock County. With a corporate investment of almost $7.75 million, this project is expected to generate 78 direct jobs.

Thursday, July 6, 2023

MMA Signs Letter Urging President Biden to Foster Sensible Regulations for Manufacturers

JACKSON - In a letter to President Biden's Chief of Staff Jeff Zients, the National Association of Manufacturers highlighted the burden extensive regulations have on manufacturers.

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Taylor Machine Works Appointed as Authorized Magni Telescopic Handler Dealer

LOUISVILLE — Taylor Machine Works, Inc., the fourth generation manufacturer of material handling equipment since 1927, was recently appointed as the Authorized Magni Telescopic Handler Dealer for the state of Mississippi, western Arkansas, and select Louisiana parishes.