Economic Development Authority of Jones County
153 Base Drive, Suite 3 Laurel, MS 39440
P. O. Box 527, Laurel, MS 39441
(601) 649.3031 | FAX (601) 428.2047
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.edajones.com
The State of Mississipp’s lead economic and community development agency, the Mississippi Development Authority, maintains a network of international offices and representatives whose mission is to support the State's international marketing efforts and enhance the work of both the trade and investment recruitment programs. Representatives are located in: Santiago, Chile; London, England; Yokohama, Japan; Shanghai, China, and; Dortmund, Germany. For more information about doing business with Mississippi, Click Here.
Local industries in Jones County are certainly part of the global marketplace, selling and shipping to over 100 foreign countries. Manufacturers such as Howard Industries, The Essmueller Company, Masonite, Sanderson Farms, Wayne Farms, Howse Implement and others have far-reaching international interests. Many of the oil service companies in Jones County also have an international scope, such as Schlumberger, Halliburton, Denbury and Baker.