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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.

Monday, February 5, 2024

The Taylor Group Announces the Acquisition of Controlling Shares of CVS Ferrari

LOUISVILLE – The Taylor Group of Louisville, Mississippi, announces the acquisition of eighty-five percent of the shares of CVS Ferrari (CVS) from NEIP III and BP.

Monday, January 29, 2024

Third Annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge Sponsored by Hancock Whitney Begins Today

JACKSON – The Mississippi Manufacturers Association is pleased to announce the beginning of the third annual Mississippi Makers’ Challenge Sponsored by Hancock Whitney. The purpose of the contest is to find the Coolest Thing Made in Mississippi and is open to all statewide manufacturers.

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Amazon Web Services Plans to Invest $10 billion, Creating 1,000 Jobs to Establish Data Center Complexes in Mississippi

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is investing $10 billion to establish multiple data center complexes in two Madison County industrial parks. The project is a planned $10 billion corporate investment and will create at least 1,000 high-paying, high-tech jobs.

Monday, January 22, 2024

Governor Reeves Signs Legislation to Finalize Second Largest Economic Development Project in State History

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – Governor Tate Reeves today signed legislation to finalize the second largest economic development project in Mississippi history. Additionally, the economic development project represents the largest payroll commitment of any major project in state history.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Truck battery joint venture locating factory in Marshall County

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – A joint venture between Accelera by Cummins, the zero-emissions business unit of Cummins Inc., Daimler Trucks & Buses and PACCAR, is locating advanced battery cell production operations in Marshall County. The project represents a corporate investment of at least $1.9 billion and will create 2,000 jobs with an average annual salary of approximately $66,000. 

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Governor Reeves Announces Special Session to Finalize Largest Economic Development Deal in State History

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – Governor Tate Reeves today announced that he is calling a special session to finalize the second-largest economic development project in Mississippi history. Additionally, the economic development project represents the largest payroll commitment of any major project in state history. This follows the largest economic development project in state history – the $2.5 billion corporate investment by Aluminum Dynamics, Inc. that was announced in 2022. 

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Nissan Canton and Habitat for Humanity Dedicate Home to Family in Canton

CANTON, Miss. – In a collaborative effort, Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) today marked a significant milestone with the completion of their 15th home build in the tri-county area. More than 100 dedicated employee volunteers from Nissan contributed their time and skills during an eight-day building project from August to October, benefiting Canton resident Sharon Wilkes and her family.

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