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Aerospace, automotive summits heading to Birmingham this week

 Birmingham is hosting a pair of business summits this week that showcase Alabama’s growing automotive and manufacturing industries, providing participants with high-level networking opportunities and one-on-one meetings. The conferences are the Aerospace Innovative Technology Summit (AITS), held May 7-9, and the Automotive Advanced Technology...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Georgia-Pacific to invest $120 million in Choctaw County mill

NAHEOLA, Alabama -- Georgia-Pacific today announced plans to invest more than $120 million to add a new tissue machine and roll storage building at its mill in Choctaw County, the latest substantial investment in the facility. The new projects continue Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific's modernization of the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama team launches bio-focused trade mission to Ireland, U.K.

DUBLIN, Ireland – Business leaders and trade specialists from across Alabama are getting an up-close look at the bioscience sector in Ireland and the United Kingdom during a trade mission that seeks to spark new opportunities for nearly a dozen Alabama firms. The Alabama...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Report: Alabama sets new record with $8.7B in investment, 17,000 new jobs

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that companies locating new facilities in Alabama or expanding existing operations invested $8.7 billion in growth projects during 2018, establishing a new annual record for the state. These economic development projects, outlined in the comprehensive 2018...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Milestone: First steel column rises at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA

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

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

Alabama EV infrastructure grant program could provide model for nation

The Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan could provide a significant spark for efforts to expand the network of charging stations available to drivers of electric vehicles across the state. That’s because a little noticed provision in Rebuild Alabama, approved in March to provide additional funding...

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Blue Origin will test Alabama-made rocket engines at historic NASA site

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Private space company Blue Origin will refurbish the historic test stands at Marshall Space Flight Center to support testing of the BE-3U and BE-4 rocket engines built at a new Blue Origin facility in Huntsville. Test Stand 4670 served as a...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Ag equipment maker AGCO expands in Alabama with 50 jobs at new line

BREMEN, Alabama – Agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO Corp. announced plans today to invest $5.7 million to relocate production of its Farmer Automatic Aviary Systems to Cullman County as part of a project that will create 50 jobs. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey joined company officials...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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