Phillips Lighting expanding, adding 50 jobs in Tupelo

August 8, 2014 in Business

15567739-smallTUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — Philips Lighting Co. will add 50 new jobs in a $2 million expansion of operations at its facility in Tupelo.

The company says in a news release that it is expanding its product lines to include incorporating LED technology made at the company’s San Jose, California, facility into the Tupelo facility’s production line-up.

Iain Logan, head of operations for Philips Lighting Americas, says Thursday the line-up includes state-of-the-art intelligent fixtures that automatically respond to their environment.

The Mississippi Development Authority provided assistance in support of the project for building modifications.