By Carlie Kollath Wells/NEMS Daily Journal
TUPELO – State officials Friday announced a new manufacturing facility that is projected to create 200 jobs in Belmont within three years.
The Mississippi Development Authority said New Jersey-based Comfort Revolution is a developer of high-end sleep products. The company will locate in the 432,650-square-foot building formerly occupied by Schnadig Furniture Corp. in Tishomingo County.
“We looked at sites throughout the southeast for the new plant but were most impressed with Belmont,” said Comfort Revolution founder and CEO Michael Fux. “The outstanding quality of the workforce in Tishomingo County and the community’s support made us conclude this is the best spot for our investment. We’ve wanted for a long time to produce products in the United States, and we’re eager to get started.”
The Mississippi Development Authority provided assistance in support of the project through the Community Development Block Grant program. Tishomingo County provided assistance for the project, as well.