2016 Manufacturing Summit

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Franklin Furniture Institute
Mississippi State University

Specific Topics Covered:

  • MDA Vision for Mississippi's Future
  • Disruptive Technologies in Manufacturing
  • New Pathway Model for Mississippi Workforce
  • Cybersecurity

Keynote address to be delivered by Glenn McCullough Jr., Executive Director, Mississippi Development Authority

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Online registration has closed. Please contact Amy Garrard at 662-325-8453 to register.

Franklin inducted into American Furniture Hall of Fame

Hassell H. Franklin, the founder, chairman and CEO of Franklin Corp., was among three industry leaders inducted into the American Furniture Hall of Fame.
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Industry Updates

  • Furniture Manufacturing Employment: 19,296
  • Furniture Suppliers Employment: 21,762
  • Furniture Manufacturers Average Annual Wage: $31,030

Click here to view archive of Mississippi furniture industry stats.