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WPG Americas bringing operations to DeSoto County

SOUTHAVEN — Officials from WPG Americas, a worldwide electronics distributor, announced the company is locating distribution operations at the Airways Distribution Center in Southaven.

The project represents a $1.5-million investment by the company and will create 60 jobs over the next three years. 

“In a continuing effort to better serve our industry, WPG Americas is proud to announce the relocation of our Long Island, N.Y., facility to the Southaven, Miss., area. This a very exciting time for our company and we are confident that the decision to move to a modern and efficient facility, so well situated near a major transportation hub, will result in improved quality and faster service for our customers,” said Reginald Durham, director of North America Distribution Centre for WPG Americas. 

The Mississippi Development Authority worked closely with company and local officials to provide assistance for the project, utilizing the Momentum Mississippi incentive program to assist the company with its move to Southaven. The DeSoto County Economic Development Council also provided assistance for the project.

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., WPG Americas is a member of WPG Holdings, the world’s third largest distributor of semiconductors, passive, electro-mechanical and display products with annual worldwide sales in excess of more than $8 billion.

Source: Mississippi Development Authority


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