Economic Impact

2015 Economic Impact
State Employment Annual Economic Impact Annual Tax Revenue Generated Annual Personal Income
Alabama 10,809 jobs $3.6 billion $169 million $842 million
Kentucky 3,063 jobs $1.02 billion $48 million $238 million
Mississippi 5,929 jobs $1.98 billion $93 million $461 million
Tennessee 4,470 jobs $1.58 billion $74.5 million $369 million

Industries Along the Waterway

Over $5 billion of new and expanded industrial development has occurred in the waterway region since its completion.

IndustryCity, State
Arkema, Inc.Calvert City, KYWebsite
Ascend Performance MaterialsDecatur, ALWebsite
Contract FabricatorsHolly Springs, MSWebsite
Cooper Marine & Timberlands Corp.Aliceville, ALWebsite
Decatur Morgan Port AuthortiyDecatur, ALWebsite
Domtar (Amory Chips)Amory, MSWebsite
Enterprise Refined ProductsAberdeen, MSWebsite
Enviva PelletsAmory, MSWebsite
FerrousouthIuka, MSWebsite
Indorama Ventures Xylenes & PTA LLCDecatur, ALWebsite
INEOS StyrolutionDecatur, ALWebsite
Lee Spry MarineIuka, MS
MS SiliconBurnsville, MSWebsite
NanocorAberdeen, MSWebsite
Nucor Steel Decatur, LLCDecatur, ALWebsite
Oldcastle APG, Inc.Columbus, MSWebsite
Paducah-McCraken County Riverport AuthorityPaducah, KYWebsite
SekisuiCalvert City, KYWebsite
Skyline SteelIuka, MSWebsite
Southern Ionics Inc.West Point, MSWebsite
SSA Logistic Services, Inc.Columbus, MSWebsite
Steel Dynamics, Inc.Columbus, MSWebsite
The Westervelt CompanyTuscaloosa, ALWebsite
TronoxHamilton, MSWebsite
Wacker Chemica AGCalvert City, KYWebsite
Watco Company Terminals & PortsColumbus, MSWebsite
Yellow Creek CoatingIuka, MS
Yellow Creek PortIuka, MSWebsite