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Impact of Alabama agriculture, forestry industries tops $70 billion

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama agriculture and forestry industries remain powerful economic forces in the state, according to a fresh report that assesses their impact at $70.4 billion annually. The February 2013 analysis, prepared by Auburn University’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology,

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama is sweet home for foreign companies, investment

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Since Alabama said “Willkommen” to Mercedes-Benz two decades ago, the state has become a top destination for major foreign companies looking for a U.S. home for manufacturing plants and other facilities. A major focus of Alabama’s economic development recruitment efforts has long been foreign...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama economic development community looks to attract Airbus suppliers

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MOBILE, Alabama – Airbus plans to begin manufacturing its A320 family of passenger jets in Alabama in 2015, and the state’s economic development officials have mobilized to help the aviation giant and Airbus suppliers experience a smooth take-off. Alabama officials will work with Airbus...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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