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BASF marks milestones with expansion of Alabama catalytic converter plant

Alabama automotive industry

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – BASF today announced the completion of an investment project to expand production at its Alabama mobile catalyst manufacturing site, which has been in operation for more than four decades. BASF said the Huntsville site expansion began 18 months ago and created...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama exports accelerate to $20.6 billion in 2016, breaking record

Alabama automotive industry

Alabama exports rose to a record level in 2016, topping $20 billion for the first time on gains from overseas shipments of Alabama-made products such as transportation equipment, chemicals and paper products. Figures from the U.S. Commerce Department show that Alabama exports totaled $20.55...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Japanese investment in Alabama fuels many industries

Alabama automotive industry

When it comes to Japanese investment in Alabama, auto manufacturers Honda and Toyota and their broad network of suppliers across the state immediately come to mind. But the Asian nation is behind a significant number of non-automotive companies here as well, from chemical and...

Written by Dawn Azok

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