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New Irradiation Sites at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Excerpt from VOLUME 4, ISSUE 4 EXPORT MISSISSIPPI PAGE 3 Importers could have an additional option for phytosanitary treatment of fresh produce this spring at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, easing logistics and decreasing costs, particularly for mangoes from Pakistan. Now many mangoes from Pakistan are routed from their port of entry to the Sadex Corp. […]

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Mississippi Exports Reach Record High in 2012

Jackson, Miss. (March 14, 2013) – According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA), Mississippi exports increased by $1.8 billion in 2012, bringing the state’s total export value for the year to a record high of $11.8 billion. With the value of Mississippi exports increasing eight percent from 2011, the state ranked […]

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Military patrol boats built in Gulfport headed for Kuwait

The Port of Gulfport plans to ship two high speed patrol craft for United States Marine, Inc. (USMI), a Gulfport-based small business that designs and builds fast patrol and other special operations craft for the U.S. and foreign militaries. These 45-knot boats are the sixth and seventh boats of a ten-boat contract awarded by Naval […]

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Harrison County 2012 Highlights

2012, HCDC responded to: 47 requests for information from businesses interested in locating in Harrison County 7 local visits with prospective businesses interested in Harrison County Presently working on 25 active projects to locate in Harrison County Notable industry projects: MCC Mechanical MCC Mechanical is a construction/fabricated systems manufacturer Recently purchased the former Oreck facility […]

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Competitive Utility Rates and Ease of Permitting Help Land Mississippi in Ninth Place

Competitive Utility Rates and Ease of Permitting Help Land Mississippi in Ninth Place

Mississippi once again ranked ninth overall among the Top States for Doing Business. Mississippi scored high in several categories, including ranking among the top-five positions for its competitive utility rates, competitive labor costs, speed of permitting, and overall cost of doing business. Most notably, the state tied for second for both its competitive utility rates […]

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Harrison County Aerospace Information – Airbus

Are you interested in doing business with Airbus? All companies with interest in doing business with Airbus should reply to the “Airbus For Suppliers” tab on the website:  www.airbusalabama.com.  On this site, suppliers will find two registration options: 1.  For suppliers interested in working specifically on the new Airbus Alabama A320 Family final assembly line […]

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SAIC awarded $58M DARPA Contract for Unmanned Anti-Submarine Vessel

Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV)

LONG BEACH, Miss. A Mississippi company is getting a chunk of a $58.5 million contract to design, build and demonstrate a prototype unmanned trimaran for anti-submarine warfare. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded the contract Wednesday to Science Applications International Corp. of McLean, Va. According to a news release from the Pentagon, the work […]

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Leveraging NASA’s assets on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

By DAVID TORTORANO – Special to the Sun Herald STENNIS SPACE CENTER — What happened in Ohio a decade ago shows why Stennis Space Center guards its massive wooded buffer zone. In 2003, a multimillion-dollar, historic NASA rocket-engine test site was razed to make way for a Cleveland airport runway expansion. That couldn’t happen at […]

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Gulfport Ingalls workers deliver composite helicopter hangar

Posted: May 07, 2012 10:47 AM CDT Updated: May 14, 2012 4:36 PM CDT By Steve Phillips – bio | email The giant helo hangar is headed for Bath Iron Works in Maine, where it will become part of the newest DDG 1000 war ship for the US Navy. GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – A large […]

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Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrates one year as standalone company

By April M. Havens, The Mississippi Press Published: Friday, March 30, 2012, 6:33 AM PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. is one year old this week, a milestone that President and CEO Mike Petters celebrated Thursday by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. This time last year, the beloved Ingalls […]

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