Category Archives: Mississippi

Venyu plans new facility, jobs in Jackson.

JACKSON, Miss. — Venyu, a leading data-recovery and cloud-based information leader, announced the start of construction on its newest data center in Jackson. The facility will offer cloud hosting, cloud backup and disaster data recovery services as w ...

Starkville sod production plants seeds for expansion.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Thanks to several factors including climate and commercial construction, Starkville’s sod production is making a steady rebound from major shortages in 2014. Statistics collected from Mississippi State University indicate th ...

Sitel to hire 500 or more friendly voices in Starkville.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — International customer service provider Sitel is adding 500 jobs to its center in Starkville. The branch is adding 400 permanent and 100 seasonal employees to its roster, and plans a job fair in the coming month to interview and hi ...

Jackson real estate winning game of catch-up.

JACKSON, Miss. — After ten years of playing an epic game of catch up from the double-whammy of Hurricane Katrina and the recession, it appears that Jackson’s real estate market is closer than ever to closing the gap of ground lost in those two cru ...

Mississippi enjoys higher wages, lower unemployment.

JACKSON, Miss. — It’s good news for Mississippians. Analyzing the state’s overall wages along with the number of those employed, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) anounced last week the state’s highest overall wage raise since ...

Baldwyn FXI plant adds 60 jobs.

BALDWYN, Miss. — FXI got a recent boost from the Mississippi Development Authority to grow its Baldwyn plant and increase its workforce by at least 60. The foam manufacturing plant won a $35,000 grant to help the company to expand its storage and stagi ...

Cooper Tire & Rubber expands Tupelo plant.

TUPELO, Miss. — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is making a $2 million investment in its plant in Tupelo to expand it by 14,000 square feet and increase its production to meet increases in consumer demand. “Cooper has been making investments in our ...