Posts Tagged ‘Site Selection’

Bathtub manufacturer dedicates Choctaw land for plant

PHILADELPHIA — KemPosits LLC has dedicated its plant on the Choctaw reservation where it will produce bathtubs. Tribal Chief Phyliss Anderson tells the Neshoba Democrat the company’s $2-million investment reinforces the tribe’s business portfolio and creates jobs. KemPosits president Charlie Quinn said the company’s products include the Eco-Elite Series of walk-in bathtubs. He praised the […] [...]

Bayou Innovations chooses Ten Mile Industrial Park

STONE COUNTY — Bayou Innovations, LLC has chosen Ten Mile Industrial Park, owned and managed by the Stone County Economic Development Partnership (EDP), as the location of its new facility. Bayou Innovations purchased a five-acre parcel in the park, located south of Perkinston. William Purvis, Bayou Innovations’ managing director, said the “pro-business attitude” of Stone […] [...]

Sanderson Farms building plant in North Carolina

LAUREL — A Mississippi poultry processor has selected a site in Nash County, N.C., for a new chicken plant. Sanderson Farms says no decision has been made on when to start work on the plant near Interstate 95 and N.C. 97 southwest of Rocky Mount, N.C. Chairman and CEO Joe F. Sanderson Jr. says the […] [...]

KiOR chooses Natchez, not Newton, as site for second plant

NATCHEZ — Biofuels company KiOR says it will locate its second Mississippi production facility in Natchez, a move that will create 300 jobs. The Natchez Democrat reports the facility will be built on a 120-acre tract of land comprised of the former Belwood Country Club. The company had originally announced the facility would be located […] [...]

Delta city still hoping for peanut-shelling plant

by Published: February 27,2012

Tags: agriculture, peanuts, plant, shelling, Site Selection

GREENWOOD — Although an Oklahoma peanut processor says it has no solid plans for a shelling plant outside its home state, Greenwood’s economic development leaders believe one eventually will come to their city. “We are confident that when the details are worked out for the peanut shelling plant and the additional jobs that will come, […] [...]

Country music star eyeing site for new museum

PHILADELPHIA — Country music star Marty Stuart has talked with business and community leaders about locating a museum in Philadelphia to house his memorabilia. The Neshoba Democrat reports Stuart, a Philadelphia native, and his wife recently talked with the Mississippi Country Music Commission about the project. Talks about opening a facility to house Stuart’s collection […] [...]

TVA makes top 10 for economic development

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority has been named for the sixth straight year among Site Selection magazine’s top 10 North American utilities for achievement in economic development. The publication recognizes TVA’s fiscal year 2010 work with power distributors, and regional, state and local partners to help attract or retain more than 41,000 jobs […] [...]

U.S. Foodservices expanding in Memphis, not Mississippi

MEMPHIS — The Memphis division of U.S. Foodservice Inc. has agreed to purchase the building it currently occupies at 5900 Holmes Road from Belz Enterprises. The company had looked at Mississippi for its expansion, but decided to grow in Memphis. While the company previously leased 175,000 square feet of space in the building, the company […] [...]

Clean energy company visits Port Gibson again

by Published: December 21,2010

Tags: biomass, clean energy, electricity, energy, Site Selection

PORT GIBSON — National Clean Fuels’ affiliate, the Center for Environment, Commerce & Energy, conducted a third successful scoping visit to Port Gibson where the two companies are working together to build a biomass-to-electricity (BTE) plant. During the trip, Center president Norris McDonald met with representatives from South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SMEPA) and Southwest […] [...]

Utilities named tops by Site Selection

North Mississippi and New Orleans – Site Selection magazine has named the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Entergy Corporation two of the Top Utilities of 2008. Mississippi Power received an honorable mention. This was the fourth consecutive year in which TVA has earned the Top Utilities honor. In 2008, TVA and distributors of TVA power, […] [...]

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