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The Accelerator recruits three new businesses

HATTIESBURG — The Accelerator, a 60,000-square-foot incubator that rents space and equipment to fledgling and expanding technology companies, is now home to three new businesses. GE Aviation, which opened its Ellisville facility in May, recently rented laboratory space in The Accelerator for the purpose of training new employees to make components for jet engines. GE Aviation trainees go through two ...

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GE’s Ellisville jet composites plant cleared for take off

GE Aviation officially opened its second aviation composites factory in Mississippi Tuesday, putting into operation its new 340,000-square-foot facility in South Mississippi’s Ellisville. The plant joins a composite and jet fans plant in Northwest Mississippi. The new plant is to be known as GE Aviation’s Ellisville Composites and will add around 250 jobs, company officials say. The Ellisville facility will ...

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Harvesting high-tech ‘Garden’

>> Technology and business park carries promise of transforming knowledge to jobs for Mississippi HATTIESBURG – Six-hundred acres that once made up the University Golf Course represent an ambitious plan to commercialize University of Southern Mississippi scientific and engineering research. The goal: Jobs and paychecks for everyday Mississippians. It all starts on the ground floor, said L. Bryan Brister, a ...

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GE, Southern Miss to collaborate

BATESVILLE AND HATTIESBURG — Gov. Haley Barbour and officials from GE Aviation have announced a unique research collaboration with the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) for technology and advanced material development in the company’s Composites Operation in Batesville. GE’s partnership with the USM School of Polymers and High Performance Materials is focused on the development of advanced materials (composites development ...

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