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Yates among nation’s top builders

The recent recession has been tough on the construction industry, but the Yates Companies has fared very well during the economic slump maintaining annual revenues averaging $1.5 billion over the past few years. “We have maintained our annual revenues during the recession and over the past couple of years have seen that volume start to go up,” said Jared Fuller, ...

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Howard Industries — Laurel business has become a global leader

Howard Industries, one of Mississippi’s top 100 companies, is well on its way to becoming one of the country’s and world’s leading companies. Based in Laurel, the innovative powerhouse has grown from a manufacturer of single phase poles with 100 employees to a billion-dollar, multi-product company with more than 1,000 employees. The company was started in 1968 by Billy W. ...

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Private business facing another year of cloudy fiscal outlook

It’s often been said it takes a lean dog to run a long race. And with that in mind, staying lean is a likely survival strategy for Mississippi’s private businesses heading into 2013. Even companies with fat cash reserves are keeping lean, preferring to horde their money until signs of an economic turnaround become clearer. They’ll stay that way until ...

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SentryNet moving headquarters out of state

GREENVILLE — SentryNet Inc., a business founded in Greenville in 1987, will move its operations to Memphis by December 2012. Michael Joseph, vice president of SentryNet operations, tells the Delta Democrat Times the move to Memphis is because of the company’s desire to expand. Joseph says local operations will end April 1. The company began in Greenville as Central Monitoring ...

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