Itawamba Plant Adding 180 Jobs

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Toyota Boshoku America announced today the company is increasing operations at its plant in Mantachie, Miss., resulting in a corporate investment of $21 million and the creation of 180 new jobs.

Toyota Boshoku Mississippi or TBMS manufactures seat components and door panels for the Toyota Corolla, which is manufactured in Blue Springs, Miss. This announcement will increase their component production and for the new Corolla as well as another regional original equipment manufacturer.

“Today, Toyota Boshoku is strengthening Mississippi’s position in both the domestic and global markets by expanding its operations and adding these new jobs to increase production capacity at its Itawamba County facility,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. “I am grateful to the team at Toyota Boshoku Mississippi for demonstrating to the world that Mississippi is a great place to do business, and I wish the company continued success in our state.”