We want to invest in companies that want to invest in our community.

Our community’s strength has come from matching its strong workforce and infrastructure with the opportunities provided by successful companies. The partnership pays off for the company, our people, and our future.

It’s why we’re willing to go the extra mile to encourage companies to choose the communities of Jackson County, Mississippi.

The benefits of Jackson County, Mississippi:

  • Mississippi is a Right to Work State
  • Area included within Gulf Coast Foreign Trade Zone
  • Various customized industrial training programs
  • State of Mississippi income tax credits for qualified industries in conjunction with certain bond financing agreements
  • State of Mississippi financing programs for land, building, and new equipment
  • Exemptions of property taxes on finished goods through a Mississippi Free Port Warehouse Law

We’re confident that—once here—these new operations will grow, prosper, and contribute to our successful future as they secure theirs.

Halter Marine awarded fifth Navy berthing barge

Pascagoula, Miss., July 30, 2021 – Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a contract option for the U.S. Navy’s fifth Auxiliary Personnel

$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the


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