J. M. Mullis, Inc. was established by Mike Mullis during the late 1970’s to provide professional project location specialist services to companies contemplating expansion and/or relocation of business opportunities throughout the world (with particular emphasis in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia). Based in Memphis, Tennessee, J. M. Mullis has affiliates in Mexico, Europe and Asia.
Today, the firm typically does hundreds of millions of dollars annually in new project establishments for numerous companies of all sizes and types. Typical individual projects range in investment from $20.0 million to $500 million, depending on capital and technology intensity. The firm has an average completion rate of approximately fifty (50) projects per year. Over 70% of the firm’s work is credited to repeat client business and/or client referrals.
J. M. Mullis, Inc. practices complete professionalism and maintains high business ethics and standards.
J. M. Mullis represents a diverse list of Internationally renowned companies throughout the world. Today, the Firm’s project location activities include location analysis assistance for the establishment of a wide range of project types including operations for the manufacturing of composite fuselage structures for the commercial aircraft industry, composite aerospace wing sub-assemblies for the commercial aircraft industry, final assembly of commercial regional jets for Bombardier Aerospace, helicopter engines and carbine brakes for SAFRAN Group (Turbomeca and Snecma), stamped assembled parts for Toyotetsu Canada, seat frame production and assembly for Toyota Boshoku, ceramic tile manufacturing for Dal-Tile, the first LEED’s certified pet food manufacturing operation in the world for Mars Petcare, and motorcycle production operation(s) for Harley-Davidson.
Other major industrial related clients include numerous regional distribution center establishments for Wal-Mart, 30+ project establishments for MASCO (ie. Delta Faucet, Aqua Glass, Behr Processing]), as well as distribution and/or manufacturing operation establishments for PepsiCo (Gatorade, Frito-Lay), Carlisle Companies, Goodrich, ALSTOM Transport, and Olin-Winchester.
The Firm’s proven methodologies, and total dedication to resolving the specific needs of any given Client, produce consistent project results that directly benefit any Company’s bottom line. J. M. Mullis attributes these results to the Firm’s ability to integrate people, resolve issues, and exhaust all opportunities.
The cost of a project location analysis is based on a pre-determined negotiated lump sum fee basis (plus expenses) for an agreed upon full scope of services.
Each in-house and affiliate member of J. M. Mullis, Inc.‘s professional and technical staff has several years of economic development and site selection related experience.
Approximately 900 to 1,000 locations are evaluated each year, and several hundred location visits are conducted annually; resulting in thousands of interviews with key industry, business, and government officials.