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Alabama officials welcome Golden Dragon’s first U.S. factory

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PINE HILL, Alabama – Top Alabama officials today welcomed leaders of Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group at a ribbon cutting for the Chinese company’s first U.S. factory, a $100 million plant in Wilcox County that just started production but could soon be growing.

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama delegation builds ties on Southeast Asia trade mission (video)

foreign investment

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – On a Southeast Asia trade mission, Alabama business officials today established new ties to counterparts in Bangkok, Thailand, while the state’s economic development leader held talks with a key Thai finance official about expanding investment and trade. The Alabama delegation arrived...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama investment by Japanese firms tops $4 billion as expansions continue

foreign investment

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – As Governor Robert Bentley begins four days of talks with Japanese corporate leaders on an economic development mission, business ties between Alabama and the Asian country are strengthening as several Japanese firms add new investment to expand their operations in the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Robert Bentley to lead Alabama economic development mission to Japan

foreign investment

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Robert Bentley will travel to Japan on an economic development mission with the goal of recruiting more jobs to Alabama and strengthening relationships with Japanese companies that already have facilities in the state. The governor will depart on Sunday, November...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama is sweet home for foreign companies, investment

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Since Alabama said “Willkommen” to Mercedes-Benz two decades ago, the state has become a top destination for major foreign companies looking for a U.S. home for manufacturing plants and other facilities. A major focus of Alabama’s economic development recruitment efforts has long been foreign...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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