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Industrial Timber expansion will add 80 jobs in Shannon, Ripley

JACKSON, Mississippi — Industrial Timber, manufacturer of wood furniture frames, expects to add 80 jobs with expansions in Mississippi operations at plants in Lee County’s Shannon and Tippah County’s Ripley.

The expansions represent a $1.5 million corporate investment, the company says.

The 14-year-old Industrial Timber is adding a new manufacturing line at both facilities to meet the needs of Jackson Furniture, a motion and stationary furniture manufacturer that recently located operations in two existing northeast Mississippi facilities. Jackson Furniture will enlist Industrial Timber as its preferred vendor.

“Mississippi works hard to build a positive business climate, and it is always good to see existing companies grow and create new jobs,” Gov. Phil Bryant said.

“Industrial Timber has been in operation for 14 years, and this new partnership with Jackson

Founded in 1999, Industrial Timber is an independent manufacturer of frames for the upholstery industry and builds wood frames for local furniture manufacturers.



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