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Friday, October 6, 2023

Governor Reeves Declares Friday, October 6 “Manufacturing Day in Mississippi”

JACKSON – In a signed proclamation, Governor Tate Reeves declared today “Manufacturing Day in Mississippi”, which is also celebrated nationally by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Lex Lemmers Named MMA Chairman of the Board

JACKSON, Miss. – Lex Lemmers, Director of Program Management and Resident Engineering at PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, was named the 2023-2024 Mississippi Manufacturers Association’s (MMA) Chairman of the Board at Tuesday’s Board of Directors meeting.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Erik Skaggs Named New President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (September 25, 2023) – Toyota Motor North America announced Erik Skaggs has been promoted to president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi (TMMMS) effective October 23.

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.