Southeast HVAC News
Locate Manufacturing Operations in Clarksdale, Miss.
Clarksdale, Miss. – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from
AirGuide announced today the company is locating manufacturing
operations in Clarksdale, Miss. The project represents a company
investment of $720,000 and will create 40 full-time jobs.
AirGuide, a manufacturer of aluminum grilles, registers and
diffusers for the HVAC industry and energy efficient lighting
products, is consolidating its Mexico and Houston, Texas, operations
into the Clarksdale facility.
“AirGuide’s decision to relocate these operations is great news for
Clarksdale and Coahoma County,” Governor Bryant said. “I thank the
company for placing its confidence in our business climate and for
creating these new jobs for the area’s workers, and I am pleased to
welcome AirGuide as the newest member of Mississippi’s business
“We are looking forward to becoming a corporate citizen in
Mississippi and are grateful for the support we’ve received at the
state and local levels. Ron Hudson, Hugh Jack Stubbs, Hartley Kittle
and Trisha Webber, as well as many other individuals from the
Clarksdale-area business community, have been instrumental in
AirGuide making the decision to locate in Clarksdale,” said Doug
Marty, president of AirGuide. “We believe this new location will
enable AirGuide Manufacturing and Arcalux to better serve our
customers and further improve our competitiveness manufacturing our
HVAC and energy efficient lighting products, and we look forward to
starting operations in Clarksdale.”
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Development Authority (MDA) provided assistance for improvements
to the publicly-owned building AirGuide will occupy, along with
support through the Momentum Mississippi Incentives program.
Coahoma County is also assisting with this project.
“I am grateful MDA was able to work with our partners in Coahoma
County to support AirGuide with this relocation project,” said
MDA Executive Director Brent Christensen. “I commend the company
for its investment in the Mississippi Delta and for the new jobs
it is creating.”
Headquartered in Hialeah, Fla., AirGuide manufactures a wide
variety of products, as well as a broad range of custom-designed
original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products that can be
modified to suit most applications. AirGuide has been in
operation for nearly 50 years. To learn more, please visit