Point Eight Power Plans Right to Work Mississippi Location

Right to Work Mississippi Economic Update

Point Eight Power is establishing a new location soon in Right to Work Hancock County, Mississippi. This will serve as a manufacturing facility for the power distribution system company. In order to cover the costs, they are investing $7.75 million toward the project. As a result of everything, they will also create 78 new jobs. So this is exciting economic news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“We are extremely excited to be opening a new manufacturing plant in the Port Bienville Industrial Park. Our decision to establish a manufacturing plant in Mississippi was driven by numerous factors. First and foremost, we were drawn to the state’s business-friendly policies, which foster an environment conducive to growth and success.” […]

“Point Eight Power is not only investing in its own success but also in the economic development of our state. The 78 jobs being created by the company will return dividends throughout the Gulf Coast Region for generations to come, as these new employees will spend in their communities and generate an even stronger tax base for Hancock County. MDA is glad to support this project, and we look forward to the company’s success in our state.” […]

“Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission is committed to the redevelopment of Port Bienville and Hancock County. Our Commission acquired this property in 2021 that has been vacant for nearly 10 years and invested $750,000 dollars to rehab the production facility and attract new industry and jobs to Hancock County. We are proud to add Point Eight Power as a tenant to Port Bienville Industrial Park.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.

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