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Taylor elected chairman of MMA

William A. “Lex” Taylor III of Louisville has been named 2010-2011 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Taylor is currently chairman and CEO of The Taylor Group Inc. and president of Taylor Machine Works Inc. in Louisville. Taylor joined the family-owned business, Taylor Machine Works, at the age of 15 and learned all aspects of the heavy lift equipment industry ...

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McNeely, Hawkins named MMA officers

Greg McNeely of McNeely Plastics Inc. in Clinton and Bryan Hawkins of Hawkeye Industries Inc. in Tupelo have been named vice chairman and secretary-treasurer, respectively, of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA). At its most recent meeting, the MMA board of directors voted to fill a vacancy on its executive committee, which was created when Joe Mercado of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics ...

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Emison recognized by MMA

Barry Emison, tool and die technology instructor at Itawamba Community College (ICC) in Tupelo, is the recipient of the 2010 Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) Award for Excellence in Vocational Education. Emison was named the 2010 MMA Vocational Education Award recipient largely because of his extensive involvement with manufacturers locally and throughout the United States to improve ICC’s tool and die ...

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Q&A: Jay C. Moon, President/CEO, Mississippi Manufacturers Association

Every effort being made Moon: Manufacturing losses can be reversed Before taking over as president and CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association in 2002, Jay C. Moon held the position of deputy director at the Mississippi Development Authority, where he led the successful effort to locate the Nissan automotive plant in Canton.  He recently sat down with the Mississippi Business ...

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MMA leaders selected

Don E. Mason of Gulfport has been named 2009-2010 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Mason is currently a business development and governmental relations consultant for Seemann Composites Inc. and Pickering Inc., and is retired vice president of external affairs and corporate services for Mississippi Power Company. In addition to Mason, other members of the MMA executive committee are: chairman-elect, ...

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Moon elected IEDC officer

The nominating committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Mississippi Manufacturers Association president and CEO Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, as secretary/treasurer of its board of directors. Moon will serve a one-year term in his new role beginning in Jan. 2010. Moon has more than 25 years of successful economic development experience. He previously served as the ...

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