What Economic Developments are Happening in Mississippi?

Right to Work Mississippi is seeing many new economic developments. In this post, we’re going to give you a glimpse into companies that are locating and relocating, as well as expanding here. Camgian Microsystems will be expanding soon in Right to Work Starkville. Meanwhile, Viking Metal is adding a new location in Philadelphia. And lastly, Edelbrock is relocating to Olive Branch. Read on to learn more about each investment!

Camgian Microsystems:

Camgian Microsystems is expanding soon in Right to Work Starkville, Mississippi. This will help them develop technology for the military.

“Camgian is a golden example of a high-tech Mississippi company doing great things here at home and around the world. Some of the nation’s brightest engineers are located here in our great state, the Silicon Valley of the South. I know Camgian and its employees will continue putting Mississippi on the map by delivering some of the most sought-after sensors and artificial intelligence products to users across the globe.” […]

“In Mississippi, forward-thinking innovators and entrepreneurial companies like Camgian stay a step ahead of the competition with a workforce that is highly-skilled to take on the in-demand, high-tech jobs that are producing some of the most advanced products in the world. The work being performed by Camgian once again shines the spotlight on the sharp talent found throughout Starkville and the Golden Triangle Region.” […]  


Viking Metal:

Viking Metal is adding a new location soon in Right to Work Philadelphia, Mississippi with a $908,000 investment. This will also create 15 new jobs!

“Manufacturers, large and small, drive community economies throughout the state, including in Philadelphia. Viking Metal’s new Neshoba County operations will provide over a dozen great jobs for the area’s workforce, which in turn will have a lasting positive impact on the region’s economy. MDA appreciates the Community Development Partnership of Neshoba County for working to bring this project full-circle.” […]

“We want to thank the Mississippi Development Authority, city of Philadelphia, Wells-Lamont, East Central Planning and Development District and City Building Official Jay Eakes for working with Barry and Viking Metal to complete this project.” 



Edelbrock is investing $14.4 million in order to relocate to Right to Work Olive Branch, Mississippi. This will also create 200 new jobs for the area.

“Edelbrock and our family of brands are iconic innovators in the performance automotive aftermarket. We are excited to call north Mississippi home for the next chapter of our company’s 83-year history. Olive Branch and DeSoto County offer everything that we value in a location, and we are excited to become an active and valued member of the local community.” […]

“The state of Mississippi is proud to welcome Edelbrock to DeSoto County, our state’s manufacturing workforce is second-to-none. I know they will be very successful here. Thank you to the great folks at Edelbrock for entrusting Mississippi with producing the quality automotive parts for which they are known.” […]


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