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Briggs & Stratton to open Alabama distribution hub, creating 20 jobs

Manufacturing

AUBURN, Alabama -- Briggs & Stratton Corp. announced plans today to open a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Alabama, adding 20 new jobs to its significant manufacturing presence in Auburn. The new Alabama distribution hub, focusing on Briggs & Stratton engines and other products, will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Honda Alabama opens new logistics buildings in $85 million project

Manufacturing

LINCOLN, Alabama – Honda Manufacturing of Alabama today marked the official opening of its new logistics buildings, an $85 million project that further deepens the automaker’s roots in Talladega County, as well as its significant imprint on the state’s economy. The new facilities add nearly...

Written by Dawn Azok

Honda to invest $54.8 million in Alabama expansion project

Manufacturing

LINCOLN, Alabama -- Honda Manufacturing of Alabama continues to grow its operations in Talladega County, with a multi-phase project that will improve flexibility, strengthen efficiency and prepare for future technologies. The latest phase announced by the automaker is a $54.8 million expansion that will...

Written by Dawn Azok

Expansions propel aerospace industry’s growth trajectory in Morgan County

Manufacturing

DECATUR, Alabama -- Morgan County led the way in Alabama for aerospace industry investment in 2017, landing new facilities and expansion projects worth more than $336 million and spurring job growth. A longtime hub of industry for the state, the county’s assets include its...

Written by Dawn Azok

GE Aviation’s 3-D printing hub in Alabama expands next-gen technology

Manufacturing

AUBURN, Alabama – Just like the unique aircraft engine parts produced within its walls, the GE Aviation factory in Auburn is steadily growing as the one-of-a-kind plant marked its fifth anniversary. Employment at the Alabama facility is expanding as production rapidly increases. The workforce...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Kaishan Group to open Alabama manufacturing facility with 62 jobs

Manufacturing

LOXLEY, Alabama -- Kaishan Group, a worldwide manufacturer of industrial air compressors, announced plans today to invest $11 million to build a new U.S. corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Baldwin County. At an event Monday, the company broke ground on the new 65,000-square-foot facility,

Written by Jerry Underwood

BAE Systems to invest $45.5 million in Alabama expansion

Manufacturing

FARNBOROUGH, England – Governor Kay Ivey welcomed plans by global defense contractor BAE Systems to launch a major expansion that will create a substantial number of jobs and add new capabilities at its operations in Huntsville. In an announcement coinciding with the start of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Carpenter Technology plans Alabama Emerging Technology Center

Manufacturing

FARNBOROUGH, England  – Governor Kay Ivey joined executives of Philadelphia-based Carpenter Technology Corp. at the Farnborough International Airshow today to announce plans for adding an Emerging Technology Center at its campus in Limestone County in northern Alabama. The facility will initially focus on additive...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GE Appliances to create 255 jobs with expansion in Decatur

Manufacturing

DECATUR, Alabama – GE Appliances announced plans today to invest $115 million in an expansion of its manufacturing facility in Decatur that will add 255 full-time jobs, bringing the Alabama plant’s total employment to nearly 1,300. “Our announcement today is great news for our...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier Unipres to add 70 jobs in $40 million Alabama expansion

Manufacturing

STEELE, Alabama – Unipres, an automotive supplier specializing in stamping technologies, plans to invest $40 million in an expansion that will create 70 jobs at its Alabama production facility, according to the St. Clair County Economic Development Council. The expansion at the company’s production...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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