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Aerial view of the Mississippi Silicon site in May

Lawsuit against Mississippi Silicon dismissed

A lawsuit seeking to stop the Mississippi Silicon plant in Burnsville was dismissed Thursday by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. “Mississippi Silicon is very pleased with the ruling issued by the federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi to dismiss Globe Specialty Metals’ complaint […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Economic development, Employment and jobs, International, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi0 Comments

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Mueller investing nearly $60 million to modernize Fulton facility

Mueller Industries, which has been a fixture in Itawamba County for 43 years, is in the midst of a nearly $60 million renovation of its Fulton facility. The Mueller facility began as one mill but has grown to two mills. It makes copper tubes, copper tube fittings and line sets for the plumbing and air conditioning industries. […]

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Posted in Business news, Community development, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Fulton, International, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi0 Comments

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Tupelo Furniture Market releases new promotional video

We’re a month away from the Fall Tupelo Furniture Market (yes, hard to think it’s a “fall” market when its 100 degrees outside), and officials there have made a new video touting the market and Mississippi-made furniture. Click here for the link. The video has it’s own take about the Magnolia State, acknowledging we may talk […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Furniture, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market1 Comment

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Ashley Furniture ownership to stay in the family

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Ashley Furniture Industries, the world’s largest furniture manufacturer and retailer, is keeping the business family-owned: The company said in a statement Monday that its shareholders, “after exploring potential investment options earlier this year, have decided to retain all of their Ashley stock.” “After many discussions with several great firms, […]

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Posted in Business news, Ecru, Furniture, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, Ripley, State, Verona0 Comments

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Lawsuit over failed Cooper Tire merger dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a securities class-action lawsuit filed by shareholders in the aftermath of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co’s failed merger with Apollo Tyres. Judge Richard G. Andrews ruled that the plaintiffs failed to prove their assertions that Cooper and top executives deliberately withheld information about the risks of the failed $2.5 billion merger. […]

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Posted in Business news, Cooper Tire, International, Manufacturing, Mergers & acquisitions, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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‘Mattress Mania’ added to fall Tupelo Furniture Market

The Tupelo Furniture Market is adding for the first time a special bedding promotion to the Fall Market Aug. 20-23. Up to 20 of the 40 bedding and mattress manufacturers at the market will have one-of-a-kind promotions for “Mattress Mania.”  The market noted that Furniture Today magazine last year predicted that retail bedding sales will hit […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market1 Comment

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Tupelo Tool and Die looking for investment options

TT and D Inc., otherwise known as Tupelo Tool and Die, which has manufactured precision dies and tooling since 1970, has retained Heritage Equity Partners  to seek a joint venture or equity partner for, or to sell the business or assets. In a press release, here’s what the company said:   TTD was founded in 1970 and was […]

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