Right to Work Mississippi Sees Continued Growth

Right to Work Mississippi is always growing economically, as a result of its Right to Work laws. And these businesses are further proof of that! Businesses that are expanding soon include Plum Creek Environmental, Tyson Foods, and General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems. Meanwhile, Carmigo is locating headquarters within the state. Altogether, these four companies will create 200 new jobs for the state. So this is exciting news!

Read on to learn more about each individual investment.

Plum Creek Environmental:

Plum Creek Environmental is investing $3 million in order to expand in Right to Work West Point, Mississippi. This will create 50 new jobs!

“MDA is always proud to support the state’s companies like Plum Creek as they invest in their operations and generate new job opportunities in their communities, which subsequently creates stronger local economies and an increased quality of life. We thank the Plum Creek team and its employees for helping us show the country and the world, through this expansion, that Mississippi is a great place for business.” […]

“Plum Creek has been a fixture in the Golden Triangle market for many years and it’s great to see them continue to expand. New announcements are exciting, but companies like Plum Creek who experience continued growth are major players in the economic health of the Golden Triangle.”


Tyson Foods:

Tyson Foods is expanding in Right to Work Vicksburg, Mississippi with a $61 million investment. This will also create 50 new jobs!

“The demand for convenient, high-quality chicken products continues to grow and there is no brand more trusted than Tyson, we are pleased to invest in our business as we invest in the great state of Mississippi. We’d like to thank the Mississippi Development Authority and Warren County for their assistance and support of this project.” […]  

“Tyson is a company that is well-known for providing top-quality chicken and other food products to consumers, and Mississippi is proud to play a role in the company’s continued success. The latest expansion by Tyson in Vicksburg demonstrates how Mississippi’s hard-working citizens and robust portfolio of competitive advantages combine to ensure companies enjoy long-term success and growth in the Magnolia State.”


General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems:

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems is expanding in Right to Work Iuka, Mississippi with a $3.9 million investment. This will create 50 new jobs!

“The ongoing expansions by General Atomics in Mississippi continue to bolster our position as a national leader in the aerospace and defense industry. […] Each day, hundreds of Mississippians produce some of the most technologically sophisticated products for General Atomics. They play a tremendous role in the continued growth and success of General Atomics in our state. I am pleased the company is adding 50 more exciting jobs at its Iuka facility.” […]

“The state of Mississippi is proud to partner with General Atomics as the company once again increases its footprint in our state. General Atomics has been a valued corporate partner for nearly two decades. We anticipate many more years of growth and success at the company’s Mississippi locations. We are grateful to the General Atomics team for once again entrusting our talented workforce to perform such important work dedicated to protecting the U.S. and its citizens.”



Carmigo is locating its headquarters in Right to Work Tupelo, Mississippi. As a result, this will create 50 new jobs over the next couple of years.

“The Carmigo team’s dedication to Tupelo and the state of Mississippi, as well as the decision to create this exciting company and bring these new jobs opportunities to their local community, is a strong testimonial to the fact Mississippi is definitely a business-friendly state, but it also is a place that offers an unmatched quality of life and neighborly hospitality. MDA is proud to support this homegrown, high-tech company, and we look forward to Carmigo’s success moving forward.” […]

“Carmigo’s unique software and professional marketing approach is groundbreaking for the used vehicle industry. I have personally used Carmigo’s services and was impressed by the superior customer service experience and seamless sales process.”


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