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Grenada plastics company to expand, add 60 jobs

GRENADA — An Illinois company will invest $350,000 to expand its Grenada factory, adding 60 jobs. Suburban Plastics, based in Elgin, Illinois, announced last week it would expand its current factory by 25,000 square feet to increase production. Vice President Jeremy Baxter says the company has “a strong trend of continuing growth” in Grenada. The Mississippi Development Authority is loaning ...

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Grenada's Ice Industries expanding yet again, bring workforce closed to 300

GRENADA – Metal stamping and machining company Ice Industries is set to make its fifth expansion here since 2010, investing $1.8 and adding 50 jobs that will bring the workforce to about 290 people.Ice Industries Grenada, formerly known as Grenada Stamping and Assembly, supplies parts to the appliance, automotive, heavy truck, and alternative energy markets. Improvements will include infrastructure upgrades, ...

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Ben Williams tapped for Grenada police chief

Highway Patrol Sgt. Ben Williams, 17-year veteran of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, has been named police chief in Grenada. The 52-year-old Williams is a Grenada native and worked for the sheriff’s department for eight years before joining the MHP. He currently serves as a public relations officer.  

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MDA: Hankins Lumber Company re-opening in Grenada

GRENADA, Mississippi — Officials from Hankins Lumber Company have announced the company is reopening its facility in Grenada, Miss., following a 15 month closure due to the downturn in the economy. The project represents a $1.5 million investment and is creating 120 jobs, many of which will be filled by former employees working at the facility when it closed. A ...

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Grenada Stamping adding 50 jobs in solar panel stamping

Grenada Stamping and Assembly is adding 50 jobs in an expansion of its solar panel-related stamping business. The company said the $500,000 investment is designed to accommodate the rapid growth of the solar panel-related stamping segment of its business. Grenada Stamping and Assembly has added more than 90 jobs since January 2010. This latest expansion brings the workforce at the ...

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