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Furniture Company Taking A Seat in Tupelo

TUPELO, MISS– Kellex Seating is expanding their business to Mississippi by housing their operations in the former Tupelo Manufacturing facility. 

Kellex is a nationally known company that manufactures furniture for hospitality businesses as well as modified furniture for senior adults and senior centers.

“We chose Tupelo as the site of our newest manufacturing facility because we know that the local workforce is strong and experienced,” said Kellex COO Doug Fawcett. “We want to give furniture artisans in this area the opportunity to be part of a thriving organization where their efforts are appreciated by colleagues and customers alike. We also want to contribute to the area’s economy by creating jobs and supporting local business partners.”

Governor Phil Bryant says Kellex is providing opportunity and economic development to Tupelo.

“I appreciate the Kellex team for selecting Tupelo as their location to pursue new growth and investment opportunities,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. “Mississippi’s furniture manufacturing sector has been extremely prosperous in recent years, and I know Kellex will find the competitive advantages needed for success in today’s demanding economy in north Mississippi.”

Kellex touts a $600,000 investment to Tupelo and will create 75 new jobs.

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