Hancock County, MS | P.O. Box 2267 Bay St. Louis, MS 39521 | 706 Highway 90 | Waveland, Mississippi 39576 | Toll Free: 800.558.1658  | Phone: 228.467.9231 | Fax: 228.467.9341
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Across sectors, across the globe, robust growth and performance.

Situation: Dire.

The call for help: Urgent.

And when the U.S. Coast Guard’s HC-138 Fleet swings into action, whether for search and rescue or a drug interdiction mission, the aircraft are guided by the Selex ESSeaspray 7500E Active Electronically Scanned Array (ASEA) radar. Design, manufacture and installation of the ASEA was the first project undertaken by Selex Galileo in 2006 after the company, a division of the global giant Selex ES, relocated to the Stennis Airpark.

Today, pilots of Coast Guard aircraft are not only guided more effectively, they see farther and better, thanks to Selex’s sleek glass cockpit redesign. The company’s Stennis hangars have also been host to the C-130s of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Airforce for the company’s upgrade of the aircraft’s electric propeller system. And Stennis, with its location on the Gulf, has proven to be a strategic home for Selex’s Security Assistance Support Center training and joint international forces exercises.

Land, sea, air: With a powerful portfolio of broad-reaching assets, Hancock County has proven itself as a location of choice for world-changing companies of diverse size and sectors, including:

Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace: Selex Galileo is only one of the globally leading companies that have found high-flying performance at the Stennis Airpark and Stennis Space Center. Others include Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Lockheed Martin, Jacobs Technology, Science Applications International and Rolls-Royce North America.

Polymers and Chemicals:  Combining prime proximity to South Mississippi’s polymer expertise with superior advantages in labor and logistics, Hancock is home to a robust polymer and chemical cluster, including SABIC, SNF Polycheme and Solvay Advanced Polymers.

Geospatial Technologies: As host to the world’s largest concentration of oceanographers, Hancock is helping lead the way as the world’s top scientists chart a better path to the future. For both private enterprise and governmental entities, Hancock offers leading cluster advantages, as evidenced by the success of operations here, including Optec and the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX).

Heavy Manufacturing: Power, performance, delivery—Hancock is the location of choice for manufacturers looking for long-term growth. For example, as Jindal Tubular USA eyes expansion opportunity for producing pipe for natural gas, petroleum and water transmission, the company’s current capabilities allow the production of more than 300,000 tons of pipe annually. Hancock means heavy duty success.

Distribution and Transportation: Hancock County’s I-10 location opens immediate access to a population of 1.5 million, while a highly developed multimodal infrastructure spanning port, highway, air and rail, also offers powerful advantages for distribution operations. Today, A&R Global Logistics, SSA Marine and The Andersons company are keeping goods on the move and local industry on track to greater market share.


Jindal Tubular 188
Lockheed Martin Space  180
Aerojet Rocketdyne  175
Naval Research Lab 175
DAK Americas 150
SABIC Innovative Plastics 140
Hewlett-Packard  100
Cuevas Machine, Inc. 65
SNF-PolyChemie, Inc. 60
Tyonek Native Corp. 52
Power Dynamics, Inc. 52
Calgon Carbon Corp.  47
Rolls-Royce North America 47

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Kiln, Mississippi 39556 (228) 467-9231
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Kiln, Mississippi 39556
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Hancock County, MS
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Kiln, MS 39556
Toll Free: 800.558.1658
Phone: 228.467.9231
Fax: 228.467.9341

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