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Corolla donation 2014

Auto museum, area career and tech centers get Corollas

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi donated seven cars today, the second time in as many years the Blue Springs plant has done so. This time, TMMMS donated six Corolla sedans to the career and technology centers in Lee, Pontotoc and Union counties. A seventh car went to the Tupelo Automobile Museum for display. The museum also has on display a Toyopet, the first car Toyota imported […]

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The site of the water garden and park is on Highway 9, across from the Post Office

Toyota Mississippi helping Blue Springs build community space

It’s been a dream of Blue Springs officials to build a community park of some sort for its 400 or so residents, but the budget never has been big enough to accommodate that dream.  Not until today, when a corporate neighbor announced it would lend a hand. That neighbor, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, is donating about […]

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Toyota employs 2,000 workers at its plant in Blue Springs, which makes the Corolla sedan. The facility opened in October 2011.

Report: Manufacturing jobs in Mississippi increased last year

Manufacturing News Inc. says manufacturing jobs increased one percent during the past year, based on its survey. Manufacturers added 1,875 manufacturing jobs from March 2013 to March 2014, MNI said. Manufacturers’ News said the state is home to 2,916 manufacturers employing 170,294 workers. The Southeast region of Mississippi accounts for the most industrial employment in […]

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Toyota Mississippi to delay production start on Tuesday

In light of today’s events across Northeast Mississippi, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi announced it will delay the start of production on Tuesday, April 29: • 7 a.m. – maintenance  and tool and die • 8 a.m. –  production team leaders, • 8:15 a.m  – production team members • 8:30 – office personnel Please contact the status line […]

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Toyota Mississippi to pay for, build Habitat home

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi has been helping with Habitat for Humanity since 2011, and today,  employees of the plant – they’re called “team members”  – got started on another one this morning. But this particular home is a little different. For the first time, Toyota Mississippi is completely funding its construction. It’s paying not only […]

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Toyota Mississippi built nearly 160K Corollas last year

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi is cranking out the Corolla, the world’s best-selling car. According to figures compiled by trade publication  Automotive News, the plant in Blue Springs built 157,947 Corollas last year. That’s an increase of nearly 22 percent from the 129,602 built in 2012, the plant’s first full year of production. Toyota Mississippi built its first […]

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Toyota Mississippi donates $10K and 350 toys to Salvation Army

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi Inc. and its team members are making the Christmas holidays a lot brighter. More than 350 toys were collected during TMMMS’ annual toy drive to help fulfill Christmas wishes for the 1,200 children registered with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. TMMMS also donated $10,000 to support over 13,000 holiday meals that […]

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