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General Atomics plans $20 million expansion in Lee County

MBJ staff General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems is expanding for the 10th time in 13 years in Shannon. The project is a $20 million private capital investment and is expected to create 48 jobs over the next three years. It currently employs 256. The Mississippi Development Authority is providing a $510,000 grant to help with equipment costs. Lee County will provide ...

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California company moving some production to state

SHANNON — General Atomics is relocating some product lines from its Electromagnetic Systems Group to Shannon. The company and Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement today in Shannon. Bryant says in a news release that the relocation represents an $11 million investment by General Atomics and will create 80 new jobs. The relocated product lines provide equipment and services to ...

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Tupelo has seen expansion during tough times

While much of Mississippi struggles economically, Tupelo has seen expansions and new projects pump $53 million in capital investments during the last year, said Shane Homan, senior vice president of the Community Development Foundation in Tupelo. From May 2009 to April 2010, the Tupelo area has had 12 expansions and four new projects that will create an estimated $27 million ...

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