Posts Tagged ‘warehouses’

KI closing Pontotoc factory, laying off 70 workers

by Associated Press Published: December 7,2011

Tags: employees, factories, furniture, furniture makers, jobs, lay offs, manufacturing, unemployment, warehouses, workers

PONTOTOC and TUPELO — Furniture maker KI will lay off 70 employees in north Mississippi as it closes one factory and converts a second to a warehouse. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the company, based in Green Bay, Wis., will close its Pontotoc factory by June 1. It will also convert its Tupelo factory […] [...]

GE officially opens new central logistics facility

by MBJ Staff Published: November 21,2011

Tags: distribution, energy, solar power, sustainable, warehouses, warehousing, wind power

OLIVE BRANCH — GE has officially opened its new central logistics center for renewable energy components in Olive Branch. The facility is part of GE’s strategy to further improve customer response times throughout North America as more wind and solar energy projects are developed and existing power facilities require maintenance. GE Energy’s renewable energy services group […] [...]

First Toyota supplier to bring 100-plus jobs

by MBJ Staff Published: September 14,2011

Tags: automobile, Automotive, distribution, manufacturing, supplier, warehouses, warehousing

SHERMAN — KC Integrated Services, a full-service supply chain solutions provider, is locating a logistics service center in Sherman in Pontotoc County. KC Integrated Services’ Sherman facility will service Toyota and Toyota’s Tier I suppliers, providing just-in-time delivery services to support Toyota’s production control system at its automotive manufacturing plant in Blue Springs. In addition, […] [...]

Infrastructure improvements nearly complete for McKesson

by Associated Press Published: August 31,2011

Tags: construction, distribution, electricity, energy, infrastructure, municipal government, power, roads, utilities, warehouses

OLIVE BRANCH — The City of Olive Branch has almost finished improving roads and utility lines near the site of a pharmaceutical warehouse that’s supposed to open in 2012. The Commercial Appeal reports the infrastructure improvements were part of the package of incentives to lure McKesson Corp. to the city in northern Mississippi. The company […] [...]

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