Our Advantages

Established Industries & Workforce

Mississippi County will surprise you with it's industrial strength. In fact, Manufacturing accounts for 35% of Mississippi County employment. Mississippi County steel producers lead the world, not only for volume but for innovation and sustainability. Fabricated metals and machinery, automotive parts, publishing, and even food processing strengthen our diverse industrial base. All of these industries benefit from the unexpected advantages experienced by operating in Mississippi County. 

Partnership & Processes

  • Local workforce training in-step with industry, partnering in the development of not only skilled but loyal workers

  • State and local incentives packaged to show how much we want you to join our business community and expand your operations

  • Supportive county-wide team composed of economic developers, elected officials, utility representatives, and staff of the County and City governments.¬†

Southern Hospitality & Wide Open Spaces

Mississippi County is rural, providing a lifestyle of wide open spaces and fresh air. Outdoor activities in nature abound. Low cost of living makes income go further while you enjoy a lifestyle of getting to know your neighbors and being part of a community. We welcome you with our version of Southern Hospitality, honoring our past while enjoying today and the future with access to world-class music and events year-round.

There are many reasons why our surprising story of Cotton to Steel has become a reality... a story that has landed Mississippi County, and our industry leaders, at the top of global rankings.

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