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Toyota marks milestone 3-millionth Alabama-made engine

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Toyota today celebrated the production of the 3-millionth Alabama-made engine since the global automaker’s Huntsville plant began production in 2003.

A ceremony this morning at the facility to mark the milestone included speeches by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, U.S. Senators Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks. In his remarks, Governor Bentley mentioned the “Made In Alabama” lapel pin, signifying the state’s economic development brand, and thanked Toyota for its investment in the state.

“I am very proud to be the governor of the state has such great companies as Toyota, but more importantly, I am so proud of the work force that we have in this state,” he said. “And again, I want to thank all of you for what you do every day. You make me proud. You help me recruit industries into this state, and it’s because of you that we’re able to do that.”

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