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Alabama team targets international connections at SelectUSA Investment Summit

Alabama is home to a diverse lineup of international companies, and the state’s business recruiters are looking to expand those ranks. The economic development team is in Washington D.C. at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which starts today and is the premier foreign direct...

Written by Dawn Azok

Aerojet Rocketdyne opens Alabama advanced manufacturing facility

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

Alabama delegation travels to Montréal for SEUS-CP Alliance conference

Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield will lead an Alabama delegation to Montréal for the 12th edition of the Southeastern United States-Canadian Provinces Alliance Conference, an annual gathering that showcases common economic ties and a strong trade relationship. SEUS-CP, as the conference is known, runs Sunday...

Written by Jerry Underwood

$125 million solar project heading to rural Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – A utility-scale solar project, developed with a $125 million investment, is planned for rural Montgomery County, the project’s partners announced today. The project from Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and Lightsource BP will be one of the largest solar arrays in Alabama...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Atlas V rocket departs Alabama factory for historic crewed mission

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

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

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

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

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

Airbus introduces workforce development programs for Mobile students

MOBILE, Alabama – Airbus today launched two new programs aimed at putting applicants with little or no aviation or aerospace experience in jobs where its A220 and A320 production facilities are located. The FlightPath9 and Fast Track programs seek to expand Airbus’ production workforce...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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