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Automotive Industry Drives Mississippi’s Economic Growth
Move Mississippi Forward, MEC Release New Study

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mmf dolphus speaking croppedThe automotive industry is Mississippi’s fastest growing industry and offers a salary more than 30 percent higher than the state average, according to a study released by Move Mississippi Forward and the Mississippi Economic Council. 

The groups have studied the economic impact of specified manufacturers in the past, but the new report – conducted by the independent National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (NSPARC) at Mississippi State University – examined the entire sector. The automotive industry in Mississippi includes two major manufacturing facilities – Toyota in Blue Springs and Nissan in Canton – as well as numerous suppliers.

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