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Chambers County trades spindles for suppliers as Alabama auto industry rises

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LANETT, Alabama – In East Alabama’s Chambers County, the textile industry facilities are all gone, many of the last survivors wiped away in one brutal year of rapid-fire plant closings. In their place have come a string of companies that use plastic injection molding...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier HTNA adds new Alabama production facility, 100 jobs

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JASPER, Alabama – HTNA, a tier-one auto supplier that manufactures carpet and interior trim components for Honda, Toyota and other automakers, plans to hire 100 workers after constructing a new Alabama production facility. The company said its new, state-of-the-art plant is located in the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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