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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing embraces Alabama hometown’s space roots

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA is taking a cue from its Alabama hometown’s leadership role in the nation’s space program by naming its two assembly lines “Apollo” and “Discovery.” “Thanks to our team members’ creativity and innovative thinking, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing is...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Aerojet Rocketdyne opens Alabama advanced manufacturing facility

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Aerojet Rocketdyne officially opened its newest state-of-the-art rocket propulsion advanced manufacturing facility in Huntsville today, marking the latest milestone in the company’s ongoing expansion in Alabama’s “Rocket City.” The 136,000-square-foot facility will produce solid rocket motor cases and other hardware for...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Atlas V rocket departs Alabama factory for historic crewed mission

Manufacturing

DECATUR, Alabama – An Atlas V rocket that’s poised to make history emerged for the United Launch Alliance manufacturing facility in Alabama on Thursday and began a trek aboard a unique cargo ship to the legendary launch pad at Cape Canaveral. This Atlas V’s mission...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier YKTA to create 650 jobs at $220M Alabama plant

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) at a ceremony in Huntsville today to announce the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs. The YKT Alabama...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Lockheed Martin breaks ground on new Alabama production facility

Manufacturing

TROY, Alabama – Lockheed Martin today officially launched construction on a new missile facility at its Pike County campus, where the company is accelerating production of strike systems. Lockheed Martin said the new 225,000-square-foot facility, combined with the current cruise missile production factory on...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai marks opening of $388 million engine facility in Montgomery

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama LLC today celebrated the grand opening of its cylinder head manufacturing plant, a $388 million project that spurred the creation of 50 jobs. Governor Kay Ivey joined company officials and area leaders at the new plant in...

Written by Dawn Azok

Auto supplier DaikyoNishikawa selects Alabama for first U.S. facility

Manufacturing

 MONTGOMERY, Alabama -– Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Japan-based DaikyoNishikawa US plans to invest $110 million to open an auto parts manufacturing facility in Huntsville to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. assembly plant now under construction. The company, called DNUS for short,

Written by Jerry Underwood

Milestone: First steel column rises at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA has marked a milestone in its $1.6 billion project to build an auto assembly plant in Alabama as the first steel column is now in place at the construction site in Limestone County. The development signals that...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama officials applaud Bell’s plans to build Navy helicopter in Ozark

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey today welcomed plans by Bell to assemble the U.S. Navy’s next-generation training aircraft in Dale County should Bell win a competition for the helicopter. “Bell could have not selected a more ideal location to conduct final assembly of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Supplier Toyota Boshoku to build Alabama manufacturing facility, creating 400 jobs

Manufacturing

ATHENS, Alabama -- Governor Kay Ivey joined representatives of Toyota Boshoku America and local leaders in Limestone County today to announce that the global automotive supplier plans to invest over $50 million to open a manufacturing facility in Athens, creating a total of around...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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