Enerfab announces an expansion in Natchez

August 27, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Enerfab officials announced the company will expand its operations at their Natchez location, which is known as Enersteel.  The expansion will support an increase in production and comes just three months after announcing an expansion in May. 

This project represents an investment of $10 million and will create at least 45 new jobs.

Hankins Lumber Company re-opening in Grenada

June 26, 2013 in Business, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Officials from Hankins Lumber Company announced this week that the company is reopening its facility in Grenada following a 15-month closure due to the downturn in the economy.

The project represents a $1.5 million investment and is creating 120 jobs, many of which will be filled by former employees working at the facility when it closed.

A producer of southern yellow pine products, Hankins Lumber Company produces and supplies a variety of lumber and related products for commercial and residential clients throughout Mississippi, as well as the country’s retail and wholesale markets.

CertainTeed restarting production in Meridian

June 5, 2013 in Business, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

CertainTeed joined local and state officials Monday to announce the company is restarting its ceiling tile manufacturing operations in Meridian, in the same facility it purchased in 2005.

The project represents a $24 million company investment and will create 110 new jobs by 2016.

Production is expected to resume during the second quarter of 2014. Once operational, the facility will produce a range of ceiling tiles and acoustical wall panels used in commercial construction applications.