Manufacturing is the backbone of America. It’s in our blood. Americans know how to build — it’s how we forged a nation, won two world wars, put men on the moon, and shaped the “new economy.” American workers are among the most productive in the world. Below is a list of the top ten manufacturers in Jackson County, Mississippi.
|1||Ingalls Shipbuilding||Naval Shipbuilding||11,300|
|2||Vision Technologies Halter Marine||Commercial Shipbuilding||1,700|
|3||Signal International||Oil Rig Manufacturing and Repair||1,550 full-time
|4||Chevron USA, Inc. Pascagoula Refinery||Petro-Chemical Refinery||1,500 full-time and over 2,000 contract workers|
|5||Omega Protein||Organic Chemical for Food Industry||200|
|6||First Chemical Corporation||Chemical||180|
|7||US Joiner||Marine Construction||130|
|8||Tindall Corporation||Prestressed Concrete Products||105|
|9||Northrop Grumman Aerospace||Unmanned Aircraft Systems||80|
|10||PFG Precision Optics||Precision Optical Components||66|
PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $497 million fixed-price, incentive-fee contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build
Northrop Grumman is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It brings to
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