Back in July 2013, Nissan announced that its Canton, Mississippi assembly plant would support production of the Murano, bringing 800 new jobs to the area. Then in May of this year, the automaker announced an additional 500 jobs, bringing employment at the plant to more than 6,000. Now, as 2015 Nissan Murano production commences, Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Nissan gathered on site to celebrate.
The production of the 2015 Murano not only marks the first time the Murano has ever been built in the U.S., but also makes the plant the global hub for Murano production, shifting its focus from a domestic manufacturing plant to a global manufacturing one.
“Today’s debut of the first Murano manufactured in the U.S. once again puts Mississippi on the global stage and helps us further demonstrate to the world that we have a business environment that spurs success and a quality workforce that takes pride in a job well done. I thank Nissan for adding the Murano to the Canton plant’s production line-up, and I wish the company many more successful years in our state.” Governor Bryant said in a news release.
Mississippi has gained tremendously in this move, creating not only thousands of sustainable, well-paying jobs, but also creating the opportunity to export to over 100 markets worldwide.
Here at Blackburn Nissan, we are thrilled to welcome the Murano to our home state!
Blackburn Nissan and Blackburn CDJR want you to win a $60 gift card to Roca Restaurant! All you have to do is like our Facebook Page, enter a photo of you and your mom into our Mother’s Day Photo Contest, and get your friends to vote for your photo. The photo with the most votes (at least 30) by May 16th at 12PM CT will be our winner!
How nice would it be to take your mom out for a nice dinner… ON US? Here at Blackburn, we would love to see photos of you and your mom! Once you enter the contest, be sure to get your friends to vote for your photo. To enter for your chance to win visit: https://www.facebook.com/blackburnmotorcompany. Be sure to like our page! Visit http://blackburnmotorco.pgtb.me/klgmXJ to enter the contest and to view entries! Hurry and get your entry in so you have more time for your friends to vote for your photo!
The NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament begins in just a few short days! Are you excited for March Madness? This year, you can win prizes at Blackburn! We will post a game of the day on our Facebook page each day throughout the tournament. All you have to do is pick which team you think will be victorious. At the end of the tournament, the person who picks correctly the most times will win a free car wash and a free oil change at Blackburn.
Want to win free stuff? It’s easy! All you have to do is “like” or comment on our daily Facebook posts. Make sure you are a fan of Blackburn on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/blackburnmotorcompany. Be sure to get your entry in before tip-off of the game of the day! Check out USA Today for bracket information and matchups! Round one play begins on March 18th.
At Blackburn Nissan we want to make you a winner! Stop by our Facebook page for more information and to enter our contest!
The Heisman Trophy will be showcased at our dealership in Vicksburg, Mississippi from December 19th and now extended through the 26th. Come to the dealership to get your picture taken with the iconic sports memorabilia and strike your best Heisman pose! We will be posting the pictures to our Facebook wall. The photo with the most likes just after New Year will receive $50 in Visa Gift Cards.
The Heisman Trophy was originally known as the DAC trophy and was presented to its first winner, Jay Berwanger, in 1935. The trophy features a statue of a football player strait-arming a tackler and side-stepping. In 1936, following John W. Heisman’s death, the trophy was renamed. Heisman was well-known for being a strong American athlete and an inventive football mogul.
This year the trophy was awarded to Jameis Winston a quarterback from Florida State University. The trophy was awarded on December 14th broadcasted live from the Best Buy Theater in Times Square on ESPN.