TBIC Member

Contact

Gary Chandler Director, Industrial Development Division
 

www.trpdd.com gchandler@trpdd.com 001-662-488-6925
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Three Rivers Planning and Development District

Itawamba, Pontotoc and Union Counties

Itawamba, Pontotoc and Union Counties are situated in Northeast Mississippi's hill country. The three counties have long standing traditions in manufacturing. Manufacturings make up of the total workforce hovers above 30%. The region is home to a diverse composition of manufacturers today including automotive and automotive components, steel and metal products, and furniture and other wood products. Recreational opportunities are abundant with water related activies along the Tenn Tom Waterway in Itawamba County and running and biking excursions along the Tanglefoot Trail in Pontotoc and Union Counties.

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Three Rivers Planning and Development District

Community Profile

Population

82,716 (Itawamba, Pontotoc and Union County)

532,152

(45 minute commute)

GDP per Capita

20,266 $ (Average in the three counties)

Workforce

37,210

(Itawamba, Pontotoc and Union County)

237,304

(45 minute commute)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Automotive, Chemicals / Plastics / Advanced Materials, Energy, Fabrication, Food / Beverage Processing

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Three Rivers Planning and Development District

Gary Chandler Director, Industrial Development Division

www.trpdd.com gchandler@trpdd.com 001-662-488-6925

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc (Feguson PLC) (United Kingdom) Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies (Hydronics) Merchant Wholesalers 45
Veolia Water North American Operating Services (Veolia Environmental) (France) Sewer Treatment Systems 13