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Gloster Forest Products Receives Award at The Mississippi Economic Development Council’s 2023 Legislative Conference
By: Cooperative Energy. Gloster Forest Products, owned by CLAW Forestry, won the Business Attraction award from the Mississippi Economic Development Council for their $200 million sawmill investment in Gloster, Amite County, creating jobs in the region.
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By: Natchez Inc Economic Development. Jordan Carriers, Mississippi's largest flatbed carrier, breaks ground on a $11M, 20,000 sq ft headquarters in Natchez. The project creates 30 jobs, unites employees, and showcases the company's commitment to growth. State and...
By: Claw Forestry. CLAW Forestry held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new sawmill in Gloster, Mississippi. With a corporate investment of nearly $200 million, the mill will create 131 jobs and support 200 indirect jobs when operating at full capacity. Production is...
By Coca-Cola United. Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. has announced plans to construct a new sales and distribution center in McComb, Mississippi. The $15 million investment will result in additional jobs and optimize their distribution network.
By: Mighty Mississippi. Plastics invests $5.4 million to expand its facility in Summit, Mississippi, and increase production capacity, resulting in the creation of 25 new jobs.
By: Natchez Inc Economic Development. Delta Fuel Company moves its corporate headquarters to downtown Natchez, investing $2.75 million and generating 54 new job opportunities in the area.
By Mighty Mississippi. AITX Railcar Services expands in Brookhaven, MS, investing $23.36 million and creating 75 jobs. The facility will offer maintenance, repair, and coatings services, supporting the company's growth and contributing to the local economy.
By: Sabrina Simms Robertson. Louisiana-based Southern Designs and Gifts will expand into the former K-Mart facility in Natchez, Mississippi, investing $2.428 million and creating 30 jobs.
By: Area Development News Desk. Red Land Cotton, a high-end linen manufacturer, has opened a sewing operation in Tylertown, Mississippi. With a $375,000 investment, the company plans to create 40 jobs in the area. The facility is located in a former Auburn...