WALNUT, Miss.–ALUMA-FORM, Gov. Phil Bryant, and local leaders broke ground on Wednesday in Walnut on the company’s new manufacturing plant.
It will be located in the Walnut Industrial Park and will represent a $6.7 million company investment and is expected to create around 125 jobs.
“I am grateful to the team at ALUMA-FORM for selecting a Mississippi location for its new manufacturing facility and for placing their confidence in our business climate and creating so many new job opportunities for the area’s workers,” Gov. Bryant said. “Mississippi is always pleased to welcome new businesses to the state, and it is especially exciting to welcome a company that plays an important role in the energy industry.”
ALUMA-FORM will manufacture and distribute overhead power distribution products to its domestic and international customers from their Walnut location.
“We are excited about our expansion in Walnut and our partnership with the local community and the state of Mississippi,” said Fred Newman, CEO of ALUMA-FORM. “We feel that Walnut’s dedicated, quality workforce, combined with the pro-business environment, will put us in a position to take on the challenges of a dynamic, competitive marketplace.”
Originally ALUMA-FORM was founded in 1961 out of Memphis, Tennessee.
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