Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Manufacturers Association’

Bogus busting boost

Years ago when Jay Moon served as deputy director of the Mississippi Development Authority, he often accompanied Mississippi manufacturers on trade missions to foreign countries. These goods-makers would drop in on establishments there to check on how their products were being handled and marketed. Many times manufacturers were shocked at what they found. “Manufacturer would […] [...]

Efficiency equals big savings for manufacturers

Saving on energy in manufacturing isn’t just a “green” thing. It can free up money that manufacturers can use to grow their businesses in other ways. That was the message delivered at the enHance workshop hosted by the Mississippi Manufacturers Association and Mississippi Department for Environmental Quality April 5. ABB Kuhlman, a power products manufacturer […] [...]

Moon elected chairman

The nominating committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, president and CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, as chairman of its board of directors. Moon has more than 25 years of successful economic development experience. He served as the deputy director and director for international development with […] [...]

On the hunt

by Amy McCullough Published: December 26,2010

Tags: Job Hunter, Kerri Courtney, Mississippi Manufacturers Association, Sheila Skipper

New MPB show to outline where jobs are Despite the economic downturn, there are job openings in Mississippi, and many are in the manufacturing sector where skilled labor is in demand. Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s new TV show “Job Hunter,” which airs Jan. 6 will educate viewers about Mississippi’s major manufacturing sectors — such as automotive, […] [...]

Taylor elected chairman of MMA

by MBJ Staff Published: November 14,2010

Tags: Mississippi Manufacturers Association, William A. “Lex” Taylor III

William A. “Lex” Taylor III of Louisville has been named 2010-2011 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Taylor is currently chairman and CEO of The Taylor Group Inc. and president of Taylor Machine Works Inc. in Louisville. Taylor joined the family-owned business, Taylor Machine Works, at the age of 15 and learned all aspects of […] [...]

McNeely, Hawkins named MMA officers

Greg McNeely of McNeely Plastics Inc. in Clinton and Bryan Hawkins of Hawkeye Industries Inc. in Tupelo have been named vice chairman and secretary-treasurer, respectively, of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA). At its most recent meeting, the MMA board of directors voted to fill a vacancy on its executive committee, which was created when Joe […] [...]

Emison recognized by MMA

Barry Emison, tool and die technology instructor at Itawamba Community College (ICC) in Tupelo, is the recipient of the 2010 Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) Award for Excellence in Vocational Education. Emison was named the 2010 MMA Vocational Education Award recipient largely because of his extensive involvement with manufacturers locally and throughout the United States to […] [...]

Q&A: Jay C. Moon, President/CEO, Mississippi Manufacturers Association

by Nash Nunnery Published: April 4,2010

Tags: Jay C. Moon, Mississippi Manufacturers Association

Every effort being made Moon: Manufacturing losses can be reversed Before taking over as president and CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association in 2002, Jay C. Moon held the position of deputy director at the Mississippi Development Authority, where he led the successful effort to locate the Nissan automotive plant in Canton.  He recently sat […] [...]

MMA leaders selected

Don E. Mason of Gulfport has been named 2009-2010 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Mason is currently a business development and governmental relations consultant for Seemann Composites Inc. and Pickering Inc., and is retired vice president of external affairs and corporate services for Mississippi Power Company. In addition to Mason, other members of the […] [...]

Moon elected IEDC officer

The nominating committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Mississippi Manufacturers Association president and CEO Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, as secretary/treasurer of its board of directors. Moon will serve a one-year term in his new role beginning in Jan. 2010. Moon has more than 25 years of successful economic development experience. […] [...]

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