Right to Work Mississippi Welcomes More Investments

Companies are investing in Mississippi as a result of its Right to Work laws. In fact, some of the latest investments are coming from Altex tube and Columbia Industries, as well as Dunn Utility Products. Read on in order to learn more!

Altex Tube:

Altex Tube is investing $110 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Columbus, Mississippi. This will also create 58 new jobs!

“As a Mississippi State graduate, I’m thrilled to be relocating back to Mississippi. Altex Tube is thankful for local and state support throughout this process of building a world class HSS and mechanical tube mill in the Golden Triangle. Our new mill, supplied by MTM Spa, will utilize the latest technologies available to manufacture black and pre-galvanized steel tubing ranging in size from 1 inch to 6 inches square and 1.25 inches to 7.625 inches round, up to 48 feet in length and thicknesses ranging from .060 inches to .375 inches. Altex Tube will be built in two phases with phase one scheduled to be operating by mid-2023.” […]

“The Mississippi Development Authority has worked diligently with Altex Tube and our economic development partners at the Golden Triangle Development LINK, Lowndes County and the city of Columbus to foster job creation and increase the quality of life in this important region. The jobs provided by Altex Tube will have a significant positive impact across the entire Golden Triangle Region for years to come.” […]

“The Golden Triangle Development LINK is thrilled to welcome Altex Tube to our region and back into the steel business. The partnership between SDI and Altex Tube solidifies that the Golden Triangle is the preferred location for steel products in the Southeast. We are excited to work with Altex Tube as they grow their business in this region.”


Columbia Industries:

Columbia Industries is investing $9.549 million toward a new location in Right to Work Starkville, Mississippi. This will also create 62 new jobs!

“Columbia Industries has been looking for a solid community and region to call home. As a company with a long history and a strong family culture, we believe the community we work in should have the same characteristics. Starkville and the surrounding counties have just that; cultural DNA that supports our mission and vision. We are extremely excited to close this deal and begin the journey with Oktibbeha County and Mississippi.” […]

“The Columbia Industries team found the ingredients for success in Starkville. In addition to being home to Mississippi State University, Starkville’s proximity to East Mississippi Community College and the pipeline of skilled workers trained there will be invaluable to Columbia Industries today and well into the future. I thank the Columbia Industries team for placing their faith in our strong business environment and for their investment in the future of the region’s workforce.” […]


Dunn Utility Products:

Dunn Utility Products is investing $23.3 million in order to expand in Right to Work New Albany, Mississippi. This will also create 30 new jobs!

“We are excited about the growth opportunities and becoming a part of the community in New Albany, Mississippi. […] Our Dunn Family of Businesses have had a presence in Mississippi since 1927. We look forward to continuing our growth in the great State of Mississippi and being a part of the continuing economic growth of our state.”


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