Posts Tagged ‘private companies’

Sanderson Farms is third-largest poultry producer in U.S.

by Published: April 21,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, PGA, private companies, Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms has grown from a small farm supply store in Laurel to a large publicly-traded company that makes Mississippi proud. The company is now the country’s third-largest poultry producer with 11,700 employees and 800 chicken growers across five states. It’s still headquartered in Laurel where D.R. Sanderson, D.R. Sanderson Jr. and Joe Frank Sanderson […] [...]

Phosphate Holdings CEO Robert Jones retires

by Published: August 2,2013

Tags: Phosphate Holdings Inc., private companies, Robert Jones

Phosphate Holdings Inc.’s CEO Robert E. Jones, a veteran of nearly 40 years in the chemical and fertilizer industry, has retired as CEO of Mississippi Phosphates Corporation and Phosphate Holdings Inc. The board of directors named board member James L. Sherbert as interim CEO. [...]

How the Mississippi 100 is created

The year 1989 was full of significant business and economic news from the U.S. savings and loan crisis and Exxon-Valdez spill to the Time-Warner merger and fall of the Berlin Wall. It was also the year a then little known list called the “Mississippi 100” would begin its annual run in the Mississippi Business Journal. […] [...]

Pharmacy’s growth makes Inc. 5000 ranking

JACKSON — Transcript Pharmacy has landed on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in America for the fourth year in a row. It ranked 116 in the health industry. “We are blessed to be trusted by so many healthcare professionals and so many patients who, month after month, give us the […] [...]

Adams and Reese cracks Inc. 5000 list

by Published: September 7,2011

Tags: attorneys, growth, law, lawyers, media, private companies

JACKSON — The law firm of Adams and Reese ranked No. 4,598 on the Inc. 5000 List – the “Top 5,000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies” in the United States, ranked by Inc. magazine and based on the company’s average percentage revenue growth rate over the prior three years. Adams and Reese has had a […] [...]

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