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Mississippi Development Authority taps Jim McArthur as new deputy director

August 13, 2012

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  Jim McArthur, a former utility equipment sales executive, has joined the Mississippi Development Authority as deputy director. McArthur brings nearly 20 years in business development, marketing and economic development to the post, the MDA says. Previously, McArthur served for three years as regional sales director for Itron, formerly SmartSynch. At Itron, a provider of […]

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Itron Inc. buys SmartSynch for $100 million

February 16, 2012

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SmartSynch, a Jackson-based energy technology firm, has been acquired by Itron Inc. The $100 million deal was announced yesterday and is expected to close by the second quarter of 2012. Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) is a leader in the global energy and water resource management market with headquarters in Liberty Lake, Wash. They work with 8,000 […]

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SmartSynch Press Conference LIVE TWEET

September 26, 2011

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MBJ technology writer Stephen McDill is micro-blogging an ongoing news teleconference with executives from the Mississippi-based energy tech company SmartSynch. A company representative told us last week that SmartSynch had secured a major contract with a nationwide utility that will be big news for the company and will create Mississippi jobs. You can follow this developing […]

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