Aug 26, 2013
VIDEO REPORT: James Sisson, Tooling Engineer, Nissan Canton, Miss., Vehicle Assembly Plant
Media from around the world are enjoying a 360-degree view of Nissan Motor Company in Southern California, Aug. 19 to Sept. 15.
Aug 26, 2013
Nissan to Boost Americas Production Capacity to More Than 2 Million Units in 2014
By early 2014, Nissan's production capacity will eclipse two million units in the Americas, driven by recently added capacity at its U.S. plants, as well as new facilities in Mexico and Brazil.
Aug 26, 2013
VIDEO REPORT: Nissan U.S. Manufacturing on Track to Nearly Double Export Markets by End of 2015
With significantly increasing production capacity in the United States, Nissan projects its U.S. plants will nearly double the number of export markets it will be able to serve by 2015.
Jul 30, 2013
Nissan and Gov. Bryant Break Ground on Supplier Park Supporting Jobs and Manufacturing Growth
Nissan expanded its U.S. manufacturing footprint today with Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant joining Nissan employees to break ground on a new supplier park at the company's Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant.
Jul 25, 2013
VIDEO REPORT: Personal Libraries for Mississippi Preschoolers Funded by Nissan
Studies show that reading out loud to children is strongly related to academic achievement later in life. And, experts say, children who learn to read early come from families who have books in the home. Now, through a $400,000 grant, Nissan is working with United Way of the Capital Area to provide free books every month to 35,000 eligible Mississippi preschoolers from birth to age 5 through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
Jul 23, 2013
Nissan to Help Mississippi Preschoolers with $400,000 Contribution to Dolly Parton Imagination Library Literacy Program
Through a $400,000 kick-start grant, Nissan is working with United Way of the Capital Area to provide free books every month to 35,000 eligible Mississippi preschoolers from birth to age 5 through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.
May 29, 2013
VIDEO REPORT: Nissan Celebrates Manufacturing Milestone in Mississippi
Ten years ago, Nissan Motor Company brought auto manufacturing to Canton, Miss., creating jobs and opportunities for thousands of residents from the area’s surrounding communities. The company and its employees celebrated at a free festival for the community at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson on Saturday. Grammy-award winning band Kool & the Gang headlined the event that was punctuated with a fireworks display.
May 25, 2013
10th Anniversary Celebration (pdf)
On May 27, 2003, something remarkable happened in Canton, Mississippi - the first vehicle rolled off the newly constructed assembly line of the Nissan Plant, signaling the beginning of automobile manufacturing in Mississippi. Now, a decade later, the Canton Plant's dedicated employees have built nearly 2.4 million vehicles and become an important manufacturing hub within Nissan globally.
May 15, 2013
Kool & the Gang to Headline Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant's 10th Anniversary Event
On Saturday, May 25, Nissan celebrates 10 years of manufacturing vehicles in Canton and invites the community - a major contributor to its success - to come out to the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson and enjoy a special musical performance by Grammy-winning R&B band Kool & the Gang.
May 3, 2013
Nissan Announces Manufacturing Leadership Changes
Nissan today announced that Dan Bednarzyk, currently vice president of the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Mississippi, is named to the newly created position of vice president, Total Delivered Cost, effective May 13.
May 1, 2013
VIDEO REPORT: Nissan Invests $500,000 in Canton Schools, Future Workforce
Nissan is donating $500,000 to public elementary schools in Canton, Miss. The funding is intended to help children who are not keeping pace with their curriculum.
Apr. 25, 2013
Nissan Bolsters Academic Support Program for Canton, Miss. Schools with $500,000 Grant
A $500,000 education grant announced today by Nissan will strengthen academic support programs for elementary students who are not making sufficient progress in their school curriculum.
Mar. 21, 2013
Nissan Donates Robots to Alcorn State University Technology Program
Students in the Advanced Technologies program at Alcorn State University will have two new classmates this summer as the school receives a pair of high-tech robots from Nissan's Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant.
Feb. 25, 2013
Nissan, Canton Employees Pledge $354,000 to United Way
Nissan and employees at its Canton vehicle assembly plant have pledged to contribute $354,400 to United Way in 2013, beginning with a $25,000 contribution to United Way of the Capital Area.
Feb. 6, 2013
Nissan Prepared for Long Haul in Truck Business
As the full-size truck segment, representing more than 1.6 million sales per year, heats up with new models from key competitors over the next 24 months, Nissan is preparing to field an all-new model of its own.
Jan. 11, 2013
VIDEO REPORT: Nissan Murano Production Heads to Canton, Miss., in 2014
The next-generation Nissan Murano is on the move to the U.S. where it will be assembled by workers at Nissan's Canton Manufacturing and Assembly Plant beginning in 2014.
Jan. 10, 2013
Nissan Rewards Canton with Sourcing for Next-Generation Murano Crossover
Nissan today announced its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant has earned the sourcing contract to build the next-generation Murano crossover, which comes as Nissan begins celebrating 10 years of manufacturing in Mississippi.
Dec. 20, 2012
"Christmas from the Heart" - Nissan Canton Spreads Holiday Cheer Throughout the Community
Nissan Canton is bringing a little joy to the less fortunate this holiday season through its annual "Christmas from the Heart" community giving campaign.
Dec. 18, 2012
Nissan Canton Prepares to Celebrate 10 Years of Manufacturing in Mississippi
With more than 2 million vehicles produced, nearly $2 billion in payroll generated and a decade after the first vehicle rolled off the line in Mississippi, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant is preparing to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2013.
Nov. 28, 2012
Nissan Canton Hosts Fifth Annual Ministers Day
Today, as part of its fifth annual Ministers Day, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant hosted faith leaders from throughout the Metro Jackson region to provide updates on the plant's operations during the past year and an outlook on community-based activities in the months ahead.
Nov. 14, 2012
Nissan Canton Donates to Local Faith-Based Effort to Support Victims of Hurricane Sandy
Today the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant donated $20,000 and vehicle support to a local faith-based effort to provide relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy. Nissan representatives presented the donation to Rev. Jerry Young at New Hope Baptist Church during a special ceremony at the church.
Nov. 8, 2012
Nissan Donates Truck to Mississippi Sheriff’s Department
Nissan continues its support of the Madison County, Mississippi community as the company donates a Titan truck to the Madison County Sheriff's Department.
Aug. 29, 2012
Nissan Awards Education Grants to Local Schools in Mississippi
Nissan North America, in conjunction with BankPlus, recently awarded educational grants totaling more than $77,000 to local schools in Mississippi. More than 100 teachers and administrators from Madison County and Canton public school districts were recognized at a special awards reception held Aug. 27 at the Nissan vehicle assembly plant in Canton, Miss.
Aug. 24, 2012
Growth Drives Nissan Frontier, Xterra, to Canton, Miss.
Change is coming to Nissan. Long-time employees at Nissan's Smyrna vehicle assembly plant see it as both a beginning and an end, the final frontier.
Aug. 21, 2012
Nissan North America Honored for Extraordinary Support of Employees Who Serve in the Mississippi National Guard and Reserve
The Mississippi Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, announced today that Nissan North America and Arree Williams, manager of product quality assurance at Nissan's Canton, Miss. vehicle assembly plant, were honored with the Patriot Award in recognition of Nissan's extraordinary support for employees who serve in the Mississippi National Guard and Reserve.
Jun. 28, 2012
All-New 2013 Nissan Sentra to be Produced in Canton, Miss.; 1,000 New Jobs to be Created
Nissan Americas today announced it will add production of the all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra compact car to its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant beginning in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Jun. 28, 2012
Hiring On: All-New 2013 Nissan Sentra Headed to Canton, Miss.; 1,000 New Jobs Created
Amid news reports of tepid growth in the U.S. economy, today Nissan Americas announced it will add production of the all-new 2013 Nissan Sentra compact car to its Canton plant in Mississippi.
Jan. 27, 2012
Nissan Facility Is First Auto Assembly Plant To Earn 2009 Energy Star
Nissan North America’s facility in Canton, Miss., is the first vehicle assembly plant to receive the coveted 2009 ENERGY STAR® from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).