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Thursday, June 1, 2023

MMA-MEP Announces Abigail Barnes as Program Coordinator

JACKSON - The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) is pleased to announce Abigail Barnes as the Program Coordinator with MMA's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

MMA PAC Board Endorses Delbert Hosemann for Re-Election as Lieutenant Governor

JACKSON —The Mississippi Manufacturers Association Political Action Committee (MMA PAC), which represents manufacturers across the state, endorsed Delbert Hosemann in his bid for re-election for Lt. Governor today.

Friday, May 19, 2023

U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Manufactured by Ingalls Shipbuilding

KEY WEST, Fl. (Courtesy: U.S. Navy) - Guest speaker Rear Adm. Cynthia Kuehner, Commander, Naval Medical Forces Support Command and Director of the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps wished the Corps happy 115th birthday and reflected on its being one of the “greatest enhancements to the fighting strength of our Navy over the past 247 years of its rich history” and celebrating the legacy of Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Governor Reeves Announces $3.5 Million Investment in Workforce Training Programs at Northwest Community College

JACKSON –  Governor Tate Reeves announced that the state of Mississippi is investing $3.5 million into Northwest Community College’s Concourse Workforce Training Center.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Saylor Wheel Locating Manufacturing Operations in Greenwood

JACKSON (Courtesy: Mississippi Development Authority) – Saylor Wheel LLC is locating manufacturing operations in Greenwood. The project represents a $23.4 million corporate investment that will create 145 new jobs.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Atlas Web Technologies to Add Capacity at Paper Mill in Meridian

ATLANTA (Courtesy: Atlas Roofing) Atlas Web Technologies, a division of Atlas Roofing Corporation, announced it will be making investments in two of its paper mills to increase capacity significantly. The premier manufacturer and supplier of 100% recycled paper and coated glass flexible facers to the polyiso and gypsum building materials markets, Atlas will make these improvements at its Meridian, MS, and Franklin, OH, paper mills, increasing capacity by approximately 30% over the next two years. This comes on the heels of a recent capacity expansion project at the Meridian coated glass facer plant and will help Atlas grow their coverage as the largest flexible facer manufacturer in North America.

Friday, May 5, 2023

Hood Industries Building Plywood Facility in Beaumont

Jackson, Miss. (May 4, 2023) – Hood Industries announced today its plans to build a state-of-the-art laminated plywood panel manufacturing facility in Beaumont in Perry County. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $200 million and will create 265 direct jobs.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Mississippi Development Authority Accepting Applications for Industrial Energy Efficiency Grants

JACKSON – The Mississippi Development Authority is accepting grant applications for the 2023 Mississippi Industrial Energy Efficiency Program, which is made possible through approximately $500,000 in State Energy Program funds from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Governor Reeves Signs Bill Expanding Workforce Development Initiatives in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves today announced he signed multiple pieces of legislation aimed at furthering investments in and bolstering the efforts of Mississippi’s Office of Workforce Development (Accelerate Mississippi).

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Chevron Road Trip Visits MSU CAVS Extension to Showcase Innovative New Gasoline Blend

CANTON (Courtesy: Chevron) – Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), kicked off a road trip today across the U.S. Gulf Coast to showcase an innovative new gasoline blend with more than 50 percent renewable content. People from Chevron and Toyota will be driving Toyota’s Tundra, RAV4, and Camry on this road trip with the objective of demonstrating the fuel, which is more than 40 percent less carbon intensive than traditional gasoline on a lifecycle basis.