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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Expanding, Creating 900 Jobs in Olive Branch

Gov. Phil Bryant and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. announced recently the company is expanding operations at its 2 million-square-foot distribution center in Olive Branch. The project is creating approximately 900 new jobs, in addition to the over 650 current employees. Additionally, the facility employs between 2,000 and 3,000 seasonal workers each year during peak periods.

United Nations Climate Official Visits Kemper Facility

Jukka Uosukainen, Director of the climate Technology Centre and Network for the United Nations (left),Joe Miller, Project Manager Kemper Project Construction Start-up (center) and Mihaela Cartsei, Atlantic Council (right) survey the Kemper facility.

The top climate official at the United Nations visited the Kemper County Energy Facility, hailing the plant as a front-runner in new technologies that will help meet the world’s energy needs in the future.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Authenticates the Keel on Aegis Destroyer Ralph Johnson (DDG 114)

With Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias (right) observing, shipfitter Bob Boegner (left) and Ship Sponsor Georgeann McRaven delcare the…

ROXUL Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening of First U.S. Facility in Byhalia

Present at the grand opening in Byhalia were Ronnie Joe Bennett, Marshall County Board of Supervisors (left), Governor Phil Bryant, U.S. Senator…

MEC's Regional Round-Ups Coming This Fall

Sharpening our competitive edge… It is what we must continue to do for Mississippi to grow and prosper. One of the proven methods for accomplishing…

Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers National Security Cutter Hamilton to U.S. Coast Guard

Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias (right) presents a ceremonial key to the National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) to Rear Adm. Bruce…

Schloegel Honored With MGA Geographic Visionary Award

George Schloegel (center), stands with Carl Chaney, President & CEO of Whitney Bank (left) and John Hairston, CEO of Hancock Bank after being awarded…

Entergy Named a National Leader in Economic Development for Seventh Consecutive Year

Entergy Corporation has been named one of the nation’s Top 10 utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine for its 2013 efforts to…

2014 Southern Automotive Conference Set for October 8-10 in Birmingham

On October8-10, senior executives from OEMs from across the southeast will showcase their plants’ latest developments. Governor Phil Bryant will…

California Highway Patrol awards fleet replacement contract to Airbus Helicopters Inc. for up to 15 AS350B3e aircraft

Purchase marks 30-year history of CHP operating Airbus Helicopters products.

Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) is pleased to announce that it has been…

Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi Economic Council and Mississippi Public Universities Launch Blueprint Mississippi Social Business Challenge

Gov. Phil Bryant (right), Blake Wilson, President & CEO of MEC, Robin Robinson, Director of Organization Development and Corporate Communication at…

Chevron Celebrates Completion of Base Oil Project in Pascagoula

Gov. Phil Bryant (second from left) stands with US Rep. Steven Palazzo (right), Chevron Lubricant President Colleen Cervantes, Jackson County Board…

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