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Monday, March 18, 2024

Finalists Announced in Mississippi Makers' Challenge

JACKSON – The Mississippi Manufacturers Association is pleased to announce the products advancing to the Round of 4 in the third annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge Sponsored by Hancock Whitney, which is the final round in this year’s competition.

Monday, March 11, 2024

Products Advancing to Round of 8 Revealed in 3rd Annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge

JACKSON – Record-breaking voting in the third annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge Sponsored by Hancock Whitney continued into the Round of 16 last week, and today the Mississippi Manufacturers Association is pleased to announce the products advancing to the Round of 8.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Raytheon’s Frankie Adair Named a Manufacturing Institute’s Women MAKE Award Nominee

JACKSON – The Manufacturing Institute—the workforce development and education affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers—announced that Raytheon Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMS) General Manager and Site Executive Frankie Adair is a 2024 Women MAKE Awards honoree. This annual national awards program honors women who demonstrate excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory floor to the C-suite.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

MMA Celebrates International Women's Day

JACKSON - The Mississippi Manufacturers Association celebrates International Women's Day by highlighting two women in the manufacturing industry.

Monday, March 4, 2024

Products Advancing to Round of 16 Revealed in Third Annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge

JACKSON – After a record-breaking 57,547 votes in the Nominated Products Voting Round, the Mississippi Manufacturers Association is pleased to announce the products advancing to the bracket portion of the Mississippi Makers’ Challenge Sponsored by Hancock Whitney. The previous record was 30,368 votes.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Dr. Courtney Taylor named Executive Director of AccelerateMS

JACKSON, MS (Courtesy: AccelerateMS) — On Wednesday, the State Workforce Investment Board confirmed Dr. Courtney Taylor as the new Executive Director of AccelerateMS, the lead office for workforce development strategy and coordination. Effective March 16, 2024, Taylor takes the reins from Ryan Miller, who has led the office since its inception in 2021.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Final Assembly Line for AIRBUS H145 to be in Columbus

ANAHEIM, California – The final assembly line for the company’s H145 twin-engine light helicopter will be at the company's facility in Columbus, Mississippi.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Governor Reeves: We can make Mississippi the new American capital of manufacturing

JACKSON - Governor Reeves said during his State of the State address on February 26 that "we can make Mississippi the new capital of manufacturing, industry, and agribusiness. Mississippi can be the headwaters of America’s supply chain if we are bold.”

Monday, February 19, 2024

Voting Open on Nominated Products in Mississippi Makers' Challenge

JACKSON – After a three-week nomination period, voting is open on the 72 submitted products in the third Annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge Sponsored by Hancock Whitney.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

NAM: EPA Releases Punishing New Air Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. (National Association of Manufacturers) - In a move that could have a significant negative impact on manufacturing in the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday finalized an update to the federal air quality particulate matter standard.

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