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Drax plans early 2013 start on wood pellet plant in Gloster

December 13, 2012

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  Drax Biomass International Inc. plans to build a 450,000 metric ton per year wood pellet production facility in Gloster, in southwest Mississippi’s Amite County. The facility, to be known as Amite BioEnergy, represents a substantial multi-million dollar investment by the company and will create 45 direct jobs, as well as additional indirect jobs during […]

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Reshoring Success: AirGuide moving manufacturing from Mexico to Clarksdale

August 14, 2012

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A Florida company’s decision to relocate part of its manufacturing operation from Mexico to Clarksdale gives Mississippi a win in a national “reshoring” effort by which states hope to persuade U.S. manufacturers to bring some or all of their operations home. HVAC equipment manufacturer AirGuide of Hialeah, Fla., is moving its manufacturing operations from Mexico […]

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General Atomics begins Shannon expansion, expects to add 25 jobs

May 30, 2012

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General Atomics’ Electromagnetic Systems (GA EMS) Group broke ground Wednesday on a $12 million expansion to its existing 127,000-square-foot facility in Shannon in Lee County. The expansion is expected to create 25 additional direct jobs over the next three years. From its Lee County location, General Atomics manufactures, assembles and tests Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems […]

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North Mississippi’s Sherman gains Toyota logistics provider, 100 jobs

September 13, 2011

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The tiny community of Sherman, Miss., Pontotoc County has landed a large supply chain operator that will provide warehousing and storage services to Toyota and its supply base, as well as a full-service truck maintenance operation. The community of fewer than 650 residents will gain 100 new jobs over the three years from a KC […]

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