A big tire plant in Mississippi is the largest project in the region.
Unemployment is higher than the national average.
Mississippi added 6,300 new construction jobs through the first eight months of 2013.
In the recovery from the 2002 downturn, investment in business equipment increased nearly 15% between 2002 and 2005. But in the 2009 downturn, investment in business equipment increased 19% cumulatively over the 2009-2012 period...
Once we get past the air of uncertainty over the outcome of the presidential election and the nightmares over what could happen if we don’t avoid the “fiscal cliff,” 2013 should shape up to be a decent year for the electrical industry.