Jackson, Miss. (August 11, 2020) – Steel components manufacturer and supplier Samuel Roll Form Group, a division of Samuel, Son & Co. (USA) Inc., is expanding operations in Iuka. The company is investing $6.9 million in the project and will create 30 new jobs, increasing employment at its facility to approximately 160.
“Mississippi’s skilled workforce continues to attract new investment and jobs from companies like Samuel Roll Form Group, which chose to expand in Iuka thanks to Northeast Mississippi’s talented workforce,” Gov. Tate Reeves said. “Samuel Roll Form Group’s 30 new employees will continue the tradition of producing quality steel products, enabling them to provide for their families and communities so the company and local economy can enjoy many more successful years in Tishomingo County.”
Samuel Roll Form Group is comprised of a network of metal manufacturing, processing and distribution divisions and provides heavy roll-formed steel products to major industries, including the heavy construction and rail sectors. The company is constructing a 67,000-square-foot addition onto its current 125,000-square-foot facility to accommodate the expansion.
“Our team is very excited about Samuel’s investment in Iuka. The additional 67,000-square-foot process bay will accommodate a number of additional rolling mills and complimentary steel fabricating equipment,” said Samuel Roll Form Group President Lou Sartor. “The expansion will also help generate local employment opportunities for approximately 30 new people. We would like to thank the Mississippi Development Authority, Tishomingo County and Tennessee Valley Authority for all of their support assistance and support, and we look forward to continuing to grow in this area for many years to come.”
The Mississippi Development Authority is providing assistance for workforce training and equipment relocation. Tishomingo County and the Tennessee Valley Authority also are assisting with the project.
“Samuel Roll Form Group’s expansion is a prime example of public-private partnerships benefiting the people of our great state through investment, and most importantly, job creation,” said MDA Interim Director John Rounsaville. “We appreciate the hard work of the Tennessee Valley Authority and Tishomingo County, which played a major role in securing this economic development win for the people of Northeast Mississippi.”
Samuel Roll Form Group plans to fill the 30 new jobs by May 2021.
About Mississippi Development Authority:
Mississippi Development Authority is the state’s lead economic and community development agency. MDA focuses on new business recruitment, existing business expansion, workforce training, and tourism promotion. For more information, visit MDA’s website at mississippi.org.