Major new showcase accounts highlight the emergence of this formerly
regional company onto the national scene.
The new Nissan assembly plant near Canton is one of the biggest things to hit Mississippi in recent years. The 3.5-million-sq.ft. facility sits on 1,400 acres and by the end of next year, when it is fully up-and-running, it will employ 5,300 Mississippians to build some 400,000 vehicles annually—including the company's touted