According to the Mississippi Development Authority, Parker Hannifin has expanded operations, creating 12 new jobs at its location in Holly Springs.
A $685,000 corporate investment, Parker Hannifin’s expansion is the result of production moving to the Holly Springs facility from South Carolina. The additional jobs bring employment at the facility to 124.
Parker Hannifin also has operations in Batesville, Olive Branch, and Madison. The company employs 516 workers throughout its four Mississippi locations.
“Parker Hannifin’s expansion in Holly Springs speaks volumes about the supportive business climate and skilled workforce the company relies on in Marshall County and its other Mississippi locations,” Gov. Phil Bryant said.
With annual sales of about $13 billion in the fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world.
Mississippi Development Authority provided assistance for equipment relocation.
“When Mississippi’s existing companies expand creating new career opportunities, it shows the world Mississippi is a great place for business,” said MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr. “We salute our teammates at the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority, the Marshall County Board of Supervisors and city of Holly Springs who, together with MDA, helped attract these new career opportunities to the people of Marshall County.”