General Atomics adding new jobs in Lee County

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General Atomics is expanding again in Lee County and will create dozens of new jobs.

Posted: Mar 26, 2019 10:47 AM
Updated: Mar 26, 2019 5:21 PM

SHANNON, Miss. (WTVA) - General Atomics is expanding again in Lee County and will create dozens of new jobs.

The company is adding a new product line and the expansion is needed to accommodate the manufacturing capacity.

The $50 million corporate investment will create 75 jobs during a five-year period.

General Atomics will add a new 100,000-square-foot facility to its existing 552,000-square-feet of production space in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South.

The San Diego-based company produces electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. 

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