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Roxul opening 600K-square-foot Byhalia facility Sept. 24

Roxul is officially opening its 600,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Byhalia next Wednesday. Roxul Inc. is based in Canada and is a subsidiary of Rockwool International, based in Denmark. The company makes insulation from natural stone and recycled content. The Marshall County facility is its first in the U.S. Roxul Inc. makes stone wool insulation from natural stone and […]

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Tupelo mayor, CDF leaders joining delegation to Japan

Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton and members of the Community Development Foundation will join Gov. Phil Bryant and Yates Construction President and CEO William Yates III as part of a delegation of economic development professionals and business leaders to Tokyo, Japan for the 37th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast U.S./Japan and the Japan – U.S. Southeast Associations, or […]

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Ayrshire Electronics adding 25 jobs in Corinth

Ayrshire Electronics is adding 25 jobs at its Corinth facility, the Mississippi Development Authority announced: Officials from Ayrshire Electronics, a full-service electronics manufacturing company, announce the company is expanding operations at its facility in Corinth, Miss., to accommodate an increase in production. The project represents a $100,000 corporate investment and will create 25 new jobs. In […]

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Chemical company investing $13.9M, adding jobs in Aberdeen

Officials from global chemicals company Kemira announced today that the company is expanding its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen.  Finnish-based Kemira bought 3F Chimica of Italy last year for $111 million, and the deal included two Italian sites and the Aberdeen site. The company makes chemical additives for industries spanning wastewater treatment to oil […]

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Acco Brands adding 162 jobs with call center in Booneville

As mentioned last week, Acco Brands is expanding its plant in Booneville. The official announcement was made today, and it’s great news  162 new jobs with the addition of a call center. Press release from Gov. Phil Bryant’s office and the Mississippi Development Authority:  Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from office products supplier ACCO Brands […]

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TVA CEO takes economic development tour in Northeast Mississippi

One of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s main missions is economic development, and the utility company’s top executive is seeing first-hand what is happening across its footprint. “Our job is to help attract and keep bring businesses here, and I want to know why people come here,” said TVA chief executive officer Bill Johnson. “I’m interesting […]

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Posted in Business news, Community Development Foundation, Employment and jobs, Manufacturing, Mississippi Development Authority, Tennessee Valley Authority, Tupelo, Yokohama Tire0 Comments

Caterpillar investing $14.8M, adding 30 jobs in Corinth

Caterpillar, which already employs 1,200 people at four manufacturing plants and a warehouse in Corinth, cut the ribbon on its newest facility this morning on its Large Engine Remanufacturing Facility, also known as Plant No. 2. The $14.8 million investment will generate 30 jobs and also expands the company’s capabilities to further. Caterpillar is remanufacturing […]

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