Stion holds ribbon cutting ceremony

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Friday was a big day for the city of Hattiesburg as Stion Corporation held a ribbon cutting for its new plant. City and state officials were on hand to celebrate the opening of the high-efficiency, low- cost, thin- film solar panels.

The company is expected to create more than a 1,000 jobs, and invest $500 million here over the next six years. Stion has already hired 100 employees and plans to have nearly 140 by the end of this year. The average salary is around $40,000.

If you are interested in employment visit Hattiesburg Win Job Center.

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