Top Ten Manufacturers

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.

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RankCompanyIndustryEmployees
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
700 Subcontractors
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

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Ingalls wins NSC contract

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $497 million fixed-price, incentive-fee contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build

Navy orders more MQ-8Cs

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

Senators praise Northrop over contract

MOSS POINT, Miss. – Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker praised Northrop Grumman and the city for two separate contracts to build additional

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