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Merchants Foodservice continues to expand

HATTIESBURG — Out of the nation’s top food distributors, Merchants Foodservice was ranked number one in sales growth this past year, according to statistics compiled by Institutional Distribution (ID) magazine. Hattiesburg-based Merchants Foodservice continues its growth trend with a 32, 000-square-foot expansion to its Jackson distribution center. The expansion consists of one million cubic feet of freezer space and 240,000 ...

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DuraSip leases idled plant, bringing 40 jobs

UNION — Supervisors in Neshoba County have agreed to pay $900,000 for the former Brook Manufacturing plant in Union and then lease it to a company that will employ 40 by the end of the year. DuraSip manufactures fiberglass skin, foam core, structural insulated panels used as walls and roofs for home construction. DuraSip partner Eric Habben says the fiberglass ...

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