Posts Tagged ‘high-tech’

SemiSouth Laboratory equipment goes on auction block

For those looking to build a semiconductor and are searching for a potential great deal on some late-model manufacturing and testing equipment, there is good news coming out of the Golden Triangle. Need a NTA Vibration Table, a late-model Centrotherm Activator 150-50 Anealing Oven, a Aixtron Model VP2400HW Gas Foil Rotation Planetary Reactor? No problem. […] [...]

High-tech manufacturer SemiSouth Laboratories closes after decade-plus run

After a seemingly successful run of more than a decade and two recent, major expansions, SemiSouth Laboratories is now shuttered, and its equipment is up for sale. The announcement last October that SemiSouth would cease operations came as a major surprise to many, including officials at Mississippi State University where the semiconductor manufacturer was based. […] [...]

Transportation researchers, leaders talk composites

STARKVILLE — Researchers and leaders in the transportation industry gathered recently at Mississippi State University to explore the possibilities of a technology that the university reports is revolutionizing the design, production and use of land, air and sea vehicles. Participants discussed how to overcome barriers using composite materials by creating partnerships that serve manufacturing needs […] [...]

Bomgar reports hefty year-over-year revenue growth

JACKSON — Bomgar reports a strong finish to fiscal year 2012, with 34 percent revenue growth year over year. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, Bomgar plans further expansion in the EMEA and Pacific regions, in addition to significantly increasing market share in the U.S. With more than 6,500 customers worldwide, Bomgar is used by […] [...]

Peavey opens Hollywood showroom on Sunset Boulevard

MERIDIAN — Peavey Electronics recently celebrated the grand opening of the Peavey Hollywood showroom on Sunset Boulevard at the heart of Guitar Row. The weeklong event featured appearances from company founder Hartley Peavey as well as musicians, celebrities and live performances. Musicians and music fans packed into the new showroom — lined with the amplifiers, […] [...]

MSU to hold grand opening of business incubator

STARKKVILLE — Mississippi State University will hold the grand opening of the newest building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park Monday beginning at 2 p.m. Funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Mississippi Development Authority, the 20,000-square-foot building is home to […] [...]

SemiSouth Laboratories earns 30th U.S. patent

STARKVILLE — SemiSouth Laboratories Inc. has earned its 30th U.S. patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. patent 8,169,022 was issued May 1 titled “Vertical Junction Field Effect Transistors and Diodes Having Graded Doped Regions and Methods of Making.” It was co-invented by Dr. Michael Mazzola, a co-founder of SemiSouth in 2000 when […] [...]

High-tech training programs coming to new center

by Published: March 19,2012

Tags: education, high-tech, jobs, training, workers, workforce

OLIVE BRANCH — Four high-tech programs are planned for a new Regional Technology and Training Center in Olive Branch. They will include two career programs recently approved by Mississippi — public safety and transportation/logistics, The Commercial Appeal ( reported. The center also will offer programs in health sciences and industrial maintenance. “We prepare kids for […] [...]

SBA ‘cluster’ program supporting EIGS

by Published: September 22,2010

Tags: geospatial, high-tech, small businesses

JACKSON — SBA Administrator Karen Mills announced the U.S. Small Business Administration’s support for 10 regional economic development and job creation efforts through a new pilot program, “Innovative Economies.” One of those 10 is located in Mississippi. The pilot program supports small businesses participation in regional economic “clusters” – collaborations between small businesses, the public […] [...]

SDT in running for ‘Hot Technologies’

by Published: February 16,2010

Tags: high-tech, technology

BROOKHAVEN — Southern Diversified Technologies Inc. (SDT) was recently nominated as a candidate for the 2010 “Hot Technologies” competition at the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association’s (NTCA) annual conference and convention in Tampa, Fla. SDT, the only infrastructure services company, placed third among a host of some of the industry’s leading equipment and software giants. SDT […] [...]

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