Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Mississippi's Furniture Industry Reception to be held August 13
The Mississippi Manufacturers Association will hold a reception for furniture manufacturers and suppliers on Wednesday, Aug. 13, just prior to opening day of the fall iteration of the Tupelo Furniture Market. The event is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and will be located at the Tupelo Furniture Market, 1879 N. Coley Road, Building VI, Tupelo, Miss.
If you would like to attend this reception, please RSVP to:

Thursday, July 24, 2014
What is the Ex-Im Bank, and why should it be reinstated?

By Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, HLM
President and CEO, Mississippi Manufacturers Association

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is an 80-year-old government agency created by President Franklin Roosevelt. It provides loans, guarantees and insurance for the export of American goods and services to companies of all sizes. This includes many small-, medium-size companies that are members of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association.

Since 2009, Ex-Im Bank has supported 1.2 ...

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
MMA Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Restricting EPA's Permitting Authority

Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, HLM, President and CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, issues the following statement on behalf the MMA Board of Directors:

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday, June 23, that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not have the power to require burdensome new permits for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for all "stationary sources," including Mississippi manufacturers.

The Supreme Court's ruling is a victory for the in...