In June 1998, when Triton Systems Inc. announced plans to open a production facility, 63,000 square feet seemed like plenty of room.

But the Mississippi-based automated teller machine producer quickly realized its growth trajectory would make even that new space feel cramped. It scrapped the original expansion plan in favor of a grander one, and last month officials cut the ribbon on an 88,000-square-foot facility -- three times the plant space the company had occupied before.

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