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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.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Mississippi Manufacturers Association Announces Launch of CONNEX™ Mississippi

JACKSON – The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) and the MMA Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) are pleased to announce the launch of CONNEX™ Mississippi, which is an online software platform designed to strengthen the state’s local and domestic manufacturing supply chain. Through the platform, Mississippi manufacturers will be able to better connect with each other, find local suppliers, discover new business opportunities, and manage their supply chains.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Hush Aerospace Locating Operations in Tupelo

JACKSON (COURTESY: MISSISSIPPI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY) – Unmanned aerial systems designer and manufacturer Hush Aerospace is locating operations in Tupelo. The project represents a corporate investment of $13.975 million and will create 80 jobs.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Huber Engineered Woods Locating Manufacturing Operations in Shuqualak

JACKSON (Courtesy: Mississippi Development Authority) –Huber Engineered Woods, a leading specialty building products manufacturer, is locating a state-of-the-art oriented strand board manufacturing plant in Shuqualak in Noxubee County. The project is a $418 million corporate investment and will create 158 jobs.

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.