What Do Dr. Schneider and Ilex Organics Have in Common?

Dr. Schneider Automotive and Ilex Organics are both adding new locations soon in Right to Work Mississippi! Dr. Schneider Automotive will soon be locating to Baldwyn. Meanwhile, Ilex Organics will be adding a new location in Clarksdale. Altogether, these two new businesses will create 460 new jobs. So this is exciting news! This is also another example of how Right to Work states like Mississippi attract great businesses. These businesses then create new job opportunities for others. So it’s a win-win for everyone!

Dr. Schneider Automotive:

Dr. Schneider Automotive is investing $22.5 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Baldwyn, Mississippi. This will create 400 new jobs!

“For nearly 20 years, Mississippi has been a leader in the world’s automotive industry, and in that time, we have welcomed some of the most widely recognized companies to do business in our state. Thousands of Mississippians are employed in this prominent sector, and now 400 more individuals in northeast Mississippi will have opportunities to pursue an exciting career working for global leader Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems.” […]

“Dr. Schneider’s decision to create up to 400 new jobs in Baldwyn is a massive win for Lee County and Mississippi. Our state is a leading hub for the automotive industry, and companies around the world are taking notice. My administration will continue to do whatever it takes to make sure Mississippi has the business-friendly environment needed to drive new capital investment and create jobs.” […]

“TVA and Prentiss County Electric Power Association congratulate Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems on its decision to establish operations and create hundreds of job opportunities in Lee County. Helping attract and retain jobs and investment in the Valley is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with Mississippi Development Authority, Community Development Foundation and Lee County to help further that mission and celebrate this announcement together.” 


Ilex Organics:

Ilex Organics is adding a new location in Right to Work Clarksdale, Mississippi with a $2.612 million investment that will also create 60 new jobs!

“When my husband and I moved back to the Mississippi Delta after nearly 30 years away, we found an inclusive community and an abundant opportunity to thrive. With the efficient and tireless work of the Crossroads Economic Partnership and the Mississippi Development Authority working to make Clarksdale the capital of Yaupon tea, we were pleased to discover that Mississippi is open for innovation and business for all people.” […]

“The announcement of Ilex’s new operations in Clarksdale continues the momentum we have experienced throughout the year of companies investing in our communities and creating jobs for Mississippians. While known for the blues, Clarksdale also is home to a dedicated workforce with a commitment to quality. There is no doubt these 60 individuals will work hard to ensure Ilex’s success in Coahoma County.” […]

“We are [glad that Ilex Organics ]chose Clarksdale in which to locate their innovative, forward-thinking company.”


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