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Mississippi Metal

Company President Trent Mulloy jokes about his family being “the ‘new owners” of Laurel Machine and Foundry. The Laurel, Mississippi business started in...

Blue Springs Metals Supplies Steel to Nearby Automakers

By 2013, Kirk J. Lewis had 22 years in automotive and steel businesses. He embraced...

Soldier of Industry

Augustus Leon Collins had not considered a military career when joining the Mississippi National Guard on...

Stronger & Lighter

Clinton, a city of about 10, 000 people in eastern Tennessee, has proved to be a great location for automotive supplier Eagle...

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