Additional Assistance

We’re eager to help businesses make Jackson County, Mississippi their prosperous new home. This is why the JCEDF and the State of Mississippi go well beyond simple site selection assistance and provides a long list of value-added services for prospective businesses. These services can include:

Custom Research

The JCEDF can help with a wide variety of demographic and other reports that will further illuminate the feasibility of a project.

Vocational Technical Training

The Mississippi Coast offers one of the best vocational and technical training programs in the nation.

Free Employment Screening

Mississippi offers free employment screening and interviewing at no charge to businesses.

FTZ Operator Support

The Mississippi Coast FTZ can facilitate the use of FTZ space and assist users with:

  • Activating FTZ space
  • Interfacing with U.S. Customs
  • The entry and withdrawal process
  • Inventory control
  • All FTZ administrative functions

Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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