Category Archives: Mississippi

Avectus adding jobs in Corinth, again.

CORINTH, Miss. — Avectus Healthcare Solutions is expanding operations in Corinth and adding 70 new workers. The company provides service to hospitals and trauma centers coordinating third party liability and workers’ compensation accounts. Avectus is ...

Southern Motion moves ahead in Baldwyn.

BALDWYN, Miss. — Reclining furniture manufacturer Southern Motion is expanding operations at its facility in Baldwyn to accommodate an increase in production. The project represents a $600,000 corporate investment and will create 60 jobs over the next 1 ...

Mississippi jobless rate hits 3-year low.

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s January job market was the strongest the state has seen in at least three years. The jobless rate in Mississippi fell to 7.1 percent, down from 7.2 percent in December 2014 and 7.9 percent in January 2014. The decrease o ...

Tanger breaks gound in Southaven in time for Christmas.

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Tanger Outlets in Southaven broke ground recently, in time for up to 70 shops to open for the holiday shopping season. The construction phase of the new mall will create an estimated 400 construction jobs. Once complete, it will cre ...

BK Edwards adding jobs in Maben.

MABEN, Miss. – BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding is expanding operations at its facility in Maben. The project represents a $70,000 company investment and will create 18 jobs, bringing employment at the facility to approximately 50. BK Edwards fabricat ...

Delta-Energy Group brings 91 jobs to Natchez.

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Delta-Energy Group is locating operations in the former International Paper facility in Natchez. The project represents a corporate investment of $45 million and will create 91 new jobs. From its Natchez location, the company will use i ...

Winston Plywood rebuilds in Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Miss. — Winston Plywood and Veneer, manufacturer of specialty plywood products, broke ground at the site of the company’s new facility in Louisville recently. The project represents an investment of approximately $50 million and will creat ...

Von Drehle to produce paper products in Natchez.

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Von Drehle, a paper products supplier, celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s new facility in Natchez. The company announced in 2013 it had acquired the former Mississippi River Pulp facility and would ...

United Furniture takes a seat in Verona.

VERONA, Miss. — United Furniture Industries will begin manufacturing operations in the former Lane Furniture facility in Verona, creating 300 new jobs in Lee County. The company Furniture currently maintains operations in several Mississippi locations, ...

Film industry attracted to Mississippi.

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi’s film industry enjoyed a very productive year as the state served as a premier location for numerous film projects in 2014. Fourteen feature length films were shot entirely in the state and two feature length films were ...

OptimComfort opens in Plantersville.

PLANTERSVILLE, Miss. – OptimComfort Inc., medical furniture manufacturing company, is locating manufacturing operations in Plantersville, in Lee County. The company will locate in the 27,000-square-foot facility formerly occupied by J. Ivy Industries. T ...

Suburban Plastics to expand, hire in Grenada.

GRENADA, Miss. — Suburban Plastics, manufacturer of thermoplastic and engineered composites, announced recently the company is expanding operations at its Grenada location to accommodate an increase in production. The expansion includes a 25,000-square- ...

FNC breaks ground on Oxford HQ.

OXFORD, Miss. — Mortgage technology firm FNC Inc. broke ground recently at the site of the company’s new headquarters complex in Oxford. The project represents a $20 million corporate investment and will create 310 new jobs in the technology sector, a ...