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Community Development Foundation, Lee County Board of Supervisors, Governor Phil Bryant and officials from vehicle supplier GRAMMER Inc. held an announcement and groundbreaking ceremony in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South in Lee County, Miss., at the future site of the company’s newest U.S. manufacturing operations. The entire project represents a total funding of $30 million over the next 5 years and will create up to 650 new jobs in two phases.
SHANNON, Miss.—Gov. Phil Bryant and General Atomics (GA) today announced that the company’s Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group is relocating the production components of several well-established product lines from the former GA Electronic Systems, Inc., which recently merged with EMS, to their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Shannon, Miss. The project represents an $11 million company investment and will create 80 new jobs, bringing the total number employed by GA in Lee County to 150.