Milwaukee Tool expanding production plant, 75 new jobs in Greenwood

JACKSON, Miss. — Professional-grade power and hand tool manufacturer Milwaukee Tool is creating 75 new jobs – 10 of which have been filled – and investing $1.5 million in an expansion at its original facility in Greenwood. The company is expanding to meet an increase in product demand.

“Milwaukee Tool is a major economic driver for Greenwood and the Mississippi Delta region,” Governor Phil Bryant said. “This latest expansion reinforces the company’s commitment to the people of Greenwood and the local community. I thank Milwaukee Tool for once again trusting in Mississippi’s supportive business climate and for creating 75 new job opportunities for the area’s workforce.”

In June 2015, Milwaukee Tool expanded its Greenwood operations, investing $16.8 million and creating 126 jobs. This latest expansion will bring employment at the facility to 583. Throughout its three Mississippi locations, Milwaukee Tool employs 1,320 employees. For career info, click here.

READ MORE of this story at Mississippi Development Authority. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Tool.

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