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Nissan Canton Plant to Build Next-Generation Nissan Frontier

(From Left) John Martin, Senior Vice President for Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Purchasing; Jose Munoz, Chief Performance Officer for Nissan Motor Company and Chairman of Nissan North America; Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves; Canton Mayor Dr. William Truly; and Steve Marsh - Vice President of Manufacturing Nissan Canton.

Nissan affirmed its commitment to manufacturing high-quality vehicles in Mississippi by announcing recently that the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant will build the next-generation Nissan Frontier.

"Nissan is proud to call Mississippi home, and the Canton plant is a crucial element in our company's global production chain," said José Muñoz, chief performance officer, Nissan Motor Co., and chairman, Nissan North America. "Today's announcement underscores this facility and our local employees are extraordinarily important to Nissan. The Canton workforce's dedication and commitment to excellence have helped Nissan thrive in the U.S., our most important market."

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MS Geographic Alliance Honors Barbour as Geographic Visionary

The Mississippi Geographic Alliance at the University of Mississippi honored former Gov. Haley Barbour with its MGA Geographic Visionary Award at the fifth annual awards ceremony Sept. 7.

News analyst, White House correspondent and author Ellen Ratner was the keynote speaker for the event, held at the Mississippi Museum of Art.


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123 Graduate from Apprentice Program at Ingalls Shipbuilding

“You are each a vital member of the Ingalls Shipbuilding team that builds the most complex warships the world has ever k...

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Westin Hotels & Resorts Celebrates History, Culture of Capital City With Debut Mississippi Hotel

Specifically designed to celebrate the history and culture of Jackson, Mississippi as “the birthplace of American...

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Successfully Completes Builder’s Trials for Ralph Johnson (DDG 114)

“It’s always a great accomplishment when our shipbuilders successfully take a ship to sea for the first time...

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University of MS Medical Center Cuts Ribbon on $74m School of Medicine

The facility presents these students with “the greatest opportunity for success,” Bryant said.

The n...

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Mississippi Manufacturers Association Announces Addition of Manufacturing Extension Partnership Division

“As former chairman of InnovateMEP Mississippi, I saw firsthand the instrumental role this program played in being...

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Multicraft International Opens Multicraft Ventures in Pelahatchie

“Multicraft International has been a world-class designer and manufacturer of sophisticated automotive electrical...

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