Miss. - Milwaukee Tool has announced the expansion of its
Greenwood operation with the creation of 126 new jobs - 105 of
which have already been filled. The announcement
came Friday in Greenwood by company officials and Mississippi
Gov. Phil Bryant.
The project represents a corporate investment of $16.8 million.
It brings the total number people employed by the company in
Greenwood to 508.
The Brookfield-based company now has a total of 891 workers in
Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch.
The state provided a $2.5 million for infrastructure
improvements at the new facility plus $500,000 for renovations
at its current site. The $2.5 million is renovation of the first
100,000 square feet of the new facility, leaving 100,000 square
feet available for future expansions.
The building was formerly occupied by Friction Holdings, a brake