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Tech company opens plant in Indianola, creating 20 jobs

By MBJ STAFF Parmida LED Technologies announced Tuesday that it is locating it latest North American distribution and e-commerce operations center in Indianola, creating 20 jobs. The project represents a $1 million corporate investment. Parmida’s operations will serve the East Coast and central United States markets. Parmida LED Technologies Vice President Peyman Mahrou in a release called the Delta “a ...

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Synergetics expands sales and marketing teams

Synergetics announced it has hired three new employees to support recent growth throughout expanded territories. Synergetics adds two to the Sales Team with Breanna Cummings and Ashley Foster, and one to the Marketing team with Bryan Kelley. Breanna Cummings and Ashley Foster join Synergetics as Inside Sales Account Managers. Cummings and Foster are responsible for preparing quotes and sales orders, ...

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LEC named ”Best Industrial IoT Enablement Solutions Company in the Midwest USA”

LEC is the recipient of Corporate Vision Magazine’s 2019 Telecom Award for “Best Industrial IoT Enablement Solutions Company in the Midwest USA.” The Magazine’s Telecom Awards are given to honor and recognize companies who have provided a positive influence and impact within the industry over the previous 12 month period.

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Jones appointed TEC of Bay Springs customer relations representative

TEC announced the appointment of Kimbra Jones as Customer Relations Representative at TEC of Bay Springs, Inc., in Bay Springs. Jones will be responsible for assisting with promoting, marketing, selling and supporting of TEC products and services. Jones received a Bachelor of Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi. Jones currently resides in Sylvarena with her son, Kane Davis ...

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LEC Partners with Rock Interface to provide Award-Winning Technology

LEC, leaders in automation control engineering and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) enablement, today announces its new partnership with Rock Interface to further expand the offering of iQ2’s award-winning technology to industrial clients in the Midwest. Rock Interface is a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company that specializes in providing superior industrial automation control solutions. iQ2 is LEC’s secure, end-to-end IIoT platform ...

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Mississippi part of suit to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal

A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone service. They said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service ...

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Relativity builds new autonomous rocket factory and expands testing facilities at Stennis Space Center

Aerospace company Relativity is expanding its rocket component production and rocket engine testing operations at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. The project is a $59-million corporate investment and will create 190 jobs, increasing employment at Relativity’s Stennis Space Center site to 200 workers. “Relativity‘s announcement today solidifies Hancock County’s position as a leader in commercial space activity and ...

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China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute

China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation’s ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies. “China ...

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Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls?

New tools are coming to fight robocalls, but don’t expect unwanted calls to disappear. Political gridlock could derail bills aimed at beefing up enforcement and forcing phone companies to do more. The companies have been slow to act against such automated calls on their own. And even if companies do implement better technology, scammers and telemarketers will somehow get through ...

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Digital team expands at Mad Genius

Mad Genius, a full-service agency in the Jackson Metro area, has expanded their digital team by adding two team members with a track record deeply-rooted in project management and digital marketing. Janie Boersma has joined the firm as Digital Project Manager, while Kristin Coco brings her skills in digital strategy, SEO, and mobile marketing to the role of Digital Marketing ...

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