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Stone County Economic Development Partnership
PO Box 569 | 115 Hatten Avenue E.
Wiggins, MS 39577
601.928.5418 o | 601.928.6469 f
scedp@stonecounty.com
Existing Industry

Stone County stands tall.

Security, sustainability: Stone County industry leading the world—and making the planet a better place.

Baldwin Pole Mississippi, LLC: Utility linemen prefer poles made by Baldwin Pole Mississippi. Baldwin’s EPA-approved wood treatment makes poles more flexible and less susceptible to wind and ice storm damage; the poles are also easier and faster to climb, and superior moisture resistance reduces the risk of electrocution. Baldwin poles are easier on the planet as well; the average lifespan of a Baldwin Pole is 40 years, which equals the approximate time it takes to grow a new pole tree.

Carpenter's Pole & Piling:  Carpenter’s Pole & Piling provides various treated wood products for the construction and pile driving industries as well as the utility industry.  They use only quality Southern yellow pine and follow specifications outlined by the American Standard National Institute to class each pole or piling.  Their treating processes adhere to strict State and Federal safety and environmental regulations, they constantly evaluate procedures to ensure the highest standard of any treating facility.

DeSoto Treated Materials: Seeks to provide the highest quality poles and piling with a level of service second to none.  Established in 1996 in an effort to streamline current operations of land management and logging businesses already managed by DeSoto. With a strong family influence, DeSoto has grown 5 times over since origination. The Land & Timber Division  has been selling land in South Mississippi since 1990, offering residential lots and acreage, commercial properties, recreational properties, and investment properties for sale.

Dunn Paper Company: Dunn Paper, Inc. a leading manufacturer of specialty coated, wax and machine glazed papers.  Responsible forest management is honestly nothing to sneeze at when it comes to the Stone County manufacturing facility of the Dunn Paper Company, the nation’s largest provider of private label tissue for retail grocery chains. All the wood utilized by the operation comes from timberlands certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative or other controlled wood source.

Enviva Pellets: Enviva Pellets ceased operation in early 2017.  The facility is now for sale.

Hood Industries: Specializes in plywood is made from sturdy Southern Yellow Pine and is available in a variety of grades, thicknesses and finishes to meet the particular needs of our customers. Hood Plywood is a proud member of the APA - Engineered Wood Association. All of our products are produced in accordance with APA guidelines. The Wiggins facility employs more than 275 people. Their unique approach has created an atmosphere that fosters trust, integrity, and accountability to customers, each other, and the environment. Hood Industries' history chronicles the success of this philosophy in the company's growth

Recast Energy: In 2012, the Recast Energy manufacturing operation in Stone County made national news and history, when it announced the availability for sale of more than 15,000 metric tons of carbon offsets from its biomass thermal energy project—the first U.S.-based biomass thermal project to be validated and verified under the Verified Carbon Standard. Recast offers sustainability both for the planet and for global industry by providing alternative energy (produced from locally sourced woody biomass residues) through long-term contracts with price certainty. Recast assures “best practices” for building reputations of environmental responsibility and strong positions for meeting future regulatory compliance.

D&R Industrial Services, LLC: Offers quality services personalized for a client's unique needs including mechanical filed services, fabrication & welding, maintenance shutdowns and equipment installations and welding services.

Ten Mile Industrial Park:  Developed by the Stone County Economic Development Partnership, the 90-acre park has a attracted a variety of small manufacturers and currently has two small parcels available for purchase.  Each company owns their buildings and sites.

  • Bayou Innovations, LLC: A technology company that  develops, markets, and coordinates distribution of specialty coating for automobiles, motorcycles and boats.
  • D & M Fabrication, Inc.: Welding, Sandblasting, ornamental ironworks, & Painting.
  • Metal Tech, Inc.:   A national leader among job shops, specializing in wear and abrasion resistant alloys. MTI specializes in custom welding, fabrication, and machining of large and small batch jobs.
  • Orlando Core Recyclers, Inc: A family owned and operated core supplier of engines and transmissions and small electronics. Parts are guaranteed to be completely re-buildable and the exact part you are looking for. New inventory arrives daily.
  • Pro-Tech Industrial Services LLC:  Marine and industrial surface preparation and preservation services. Capable of providing most every type surface preparation method and coating application required within the industries.

University of Southern Mississippi:  Aquaculture oyster research facility.  The facility is the outcome of a study combined with a chance opportunity to conduct research at a privately held facility in Stone County landed Southern Miss a grant for $7.7 million of BP money to acquire the Aqua Green hatchery facility in Perkinston. An additional $3 million was provided by the Legislature. This provides an opportunity for additional development around the facility near the Perkinston Campus of MGCCC.
 


 

 


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GET IN TOUCH:
(601) 928-5246