GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) - Power tools manufacturer Milwaukee Tool is bringing 1,200 new jobs to Mississippi
Eight hundred of these jobs will be in a new facility in Grenada, and the remaining 400 will be across the company's existing locations in Mississippi.
Milwaukee Tool has operations in Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch.
In Grenada, the company will build a 500,000-square-foot facility in Grenada County’s I-55 Business and Technology Park.
HUGE win for Mississippi! We just landed our largest economic development project in last 7 years. Milwaukee Tool is expanding operations to Grenada (800 jobs) - 1200 total statewide!
Mississippi is OPEN for business! pic.twitter.com/bWbPaynTkK
— Tate Reeves (@tatereeves) April 20, 2021
The new facility is expected to open in late 2022, and the company plans to fill the new jobs within eight years.