Southeast Mississippi is well-equipped to support a diverse range of industries, from advanced manufacturing to data and call centers. Major industries driving growth in the region include advanced materials, aerospace, defense, chemicals, energy, metal fabrication, data and call centers as well as warehouse and distribution. Join world-class companies such as General Dynamics Information Technology, Rolls-Royce, Huntington Ingalls, Tower Automotive and PG Technologies to make Southeast Mississippi your home.
Southeast Mississippi provides a strategic base for advanced materials through a qualified and ready workforce well-equipped to meet the challenges of an ever-changing technology sector. The competitive advantages of the region include:
A burgeoning region within the aerospace corridor, Southeast Mississippi offers a highly skilled workforce and strategic location benefits for aerospace and defense companies. Take a look at the reasons why the region is positioned to bring your company to the next level.
Our network of community colleges offers cutting-edge training opportunities for the aerospace and defense sectors through the following skill set areas:
Other industry advantages include:
Chemical and energy production has a long-standing history in Southeast Mississippi. The region is a leader in chemical production, oil and gas production and energy-based products. Mississippi is ranked first in natural gas pass-through by producing 68.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.
Southeast Mississippi offers several competitive advantages for data and call centers, including advanced IT and power infrastructure, a qualified workforce and exceptional power reliability.
Additional benefits include:
Located in the heart of the largest shipbuilding region in the nation, Southeast Mississippi is positioned to advance the metal fabrication industry to the next level.
Southeast Mississippi is centrally located within one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation, which gives warehouse and distribution facilities easy access to their market. The combination of a strategic location with a robust transportation network allows companies to make seamless connections to other major metropolitan areas. In fact, Mississippi is within a day's drive of more than 50 percent of the U.S. business population.