Businesses in Top 10 Still Going Strong
Last year, the Citizen Patriot — with help from The Enterprise Group — selected 10 businesses it determined were thriving in Jackson County, despite the poor economy.
We brought you stories of a business doing high-tech research on the cars of tomorrow, a small firm growing exponentially in the field of energy-efficient lighting and a company that sends employees across the country to take radiographs and conduct integrity testing of gas pipelines.
Other businesses were selected because they were growing jobs and profits, diversifying into new sectors, building new facilities and additions, and investing in the community.
At the time, we said these companies could redefine Jackson’s reputation — and eventually its legacy.
What follows is an update on those 10 businesses one year later.Read more