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Olin looking to expand Winchester plant

OXFORD — Lafayette County supervisors have approved Olin Corp.’s site plans for expansion of its Winchester ammunition facility in Oxford. The Oxford Eagle reports supervisors’ approval came Jan. 4. A county planning board approved the project in December. In November, Olin announced plans to move its Centerfire ammunition operations from East Alton, Ill., to Oxford and build a 500,000-square foot ...

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Solar panel manufacturer coming to Hub City

HATTIESBURG — Gov. Haley Barbour and officials from Stion, a venture-backed manufacturer of high-efficiency, low-cost thin film solar panels, announced yesterday the company is locating a 100-megawatt solar panel production facility in Hattiesburg. The operations will be located in the Sunbeam building. The production line is the first phase of a company investment of $500 million that will create 1,000 ...

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Polymer manufacturer bringing plant, jobs

PHILADELPHIA — AlphaGen Materials, a manufacturer of polymer ceramic coatings, will locate a plant in Philadelphia. The announcement was made Dec. 22. The plant will be located in a 235,000-square-foot facility formerly occupied by U.S. Motors. The plant represents a $10-million investment and will create 200 new jobs. The Mississippi Development Authority helped city officials to fund public infrastructure improvements, ...

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Anderson Museum mulls expansion plans

OCEAN SPRINGS — Leaders of the Walter Anderson Museum say they want to update the facility in Ocean Springs to accommodate more visitors. The museum’s executive director, Linda Bloom, said the museum intends to expand its front entry, including a larger gift shop. Bloom discussed the museum’s plans with Jackson County supervisors. [ITAL]The Mississippi Press[ITAL] reported that supervisors agreed to ...

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Edgewater Mall adds store, another expanding

MCCOMB — An official says two business developments at Edgewater Mall are good economic signs for the community. Recently, The Children’s Place store opened in the space formerly occupied by The Sound Shop, which closed earlier this year. And, The Shoe Dept. will more than double in size from its current occupancy with a project to be completed by March. ...

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Law firm moves into downtown ICON Building

GREENVILLE — Richard Law Firm, PLLC, has relocated to the fourth floor of the ICON Building at 540 Main Street in downtown Greenville. The law firm was previously housed at 207 Main Street. Commercial real estate broker Mal Kretschmar sold the building in Oct. 2008 to DMC Investments of Nashville, Tenn. DMC retained Kretschmar as the leasing agent for the ...

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Zayo expanding fiber-to-the-tower network

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI — Zayo Group, a Colorado-based provider of bandwidth infrastructure and carrier neutral colocation services, is augmenting and extending its Memphis fiber-to-the-tower (FTT) network into North Mississippi. The cost of the project was not disclosed. Zayo will be upgrading its current fiber-to-the-tower network in Memphis and extending the network into North Mississippi, including Southaven and Olive Branch. The network ...

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Anel Corporation unveils expansion plans

WINONA — Anel Corporation, supplier of steel fabrications and hydraulic and fuel tanks, will expand its operations in Carroll County. Anel vice president Jamie Holder says the company will add to its existing plant in Winona and buy new machinery to increase production capacity and efficiency. Holder says the project will create 20 new jobs. The Mississippi Development Authority provided ...

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Sleep Innovations expanding manufacturing facility

BALDWYN — Sleep Innovations Inc. of West Long Branch, N.J., has joined members of the Community Development Foundation (CDF) to announce it will expand the company’s Baldwyn-based manufacturing facility. Sleep Innovations will add to its existing production facility, creating a polyurethane foam manufacturing center of excellence. The center will focus on the development of groundbreaking new products, including mattress toppers, ...

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Burgers & Blues completes major expansion

JACKSON — Burgers & Blues has nearly doubled its space at Centre Park Shopping Center to 5,668 square feet. Speed Commercial Real Estate, together with Stonemar Properties, the owner of the center, brokered the four-year lease. The new lease transaction, an extension of 16 months over the original lease, is valued at over $140,000. Special features of the new lease ...

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