Brookfield-based Milwaukee Tool to open new plant in Mississippi; add 126 jobs

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Tool is expected to add 126 jobs in an expanded production center in Greenwood, Mississippi.

The power tool maker employs nearly 900 people in Mississippi.

The new plant will be located next to its existing operation in Greenwood. The new plant represents a $16.8 million investment by the company also known as Milwaukee Electric Tool.

Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd.