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MTC Logistics opens $61 million cargo hub in Alabama’s ‘Port City’

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MOBILE, Alabama – Baltimore, Maryland-based MTC Logistics today formally opened a sprawling refrigerated cargo facility in Mobile, a $61 million project that will add 75 new jobs and has growth potential for the future. MTC broke ground in 2019 on what is now one...

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Southern Auto Manufacturers Alliance taps Sec. Canfield for Hall of Fame

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Southern Automotive Manufacturers Alliance (SAMA), an organization representing one of the region’s most dynamic growth industries, today announced that Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield has been named to the SAMA Hall of Fame. Secretary Canfield, a key figure in the...

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‘Made in Alabama’ Showcase features top homegrown companies

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey, in partnership with the Alabama Department of Commerce, today honored a dozen homegrown businesses at the Inaugural “Made in Alabama” Showcase. To celebrate October as “Manufacturing Month,” Governor Ivey selected 12 businesses for their work in producing exceptional...

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Commerce promotes Jones to government affairs, marketing position

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Department of Commerce announced today that longtime employee Stefania Jones has been promoted to Manager of Governmental Affairs and Marketing, giving her responsibility for key activities at the state’s lead economic development agency. In her new role, Jones will...

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Special Aerospace Services plans advanced production facility in Alabama

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Special Aerospace Services, a tactical engineering company, announced today that it is expanding its Alabama footprint and opening a production facility in the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville. Colorado-based SAS said the facility is part of an expansion strategy that will...

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Alabama ranks among top states for business in new site selectors survey

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National publication Area Development reports that a survey of site selection professionals once again ranked Alabama among the top states for business, citing a range of factors that contribute to an inviting growth environment. Alabama ranks No. 6 overall in the magazine’s 2021 “Top...

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Alabama firms sign pact to team on projects in South America’s Guyana

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MOBILE, Alabama – Leaders of Myer Marine Services and Hargrove Engineers + Constructors, both based in Mobile, have signed a pact with a firm in Guyana that aims to accelerate the growth of oil and gas sector in the South American nation. The memorandum...

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KBR to expand Alabama footprint with new headquarters, 160 jobs

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that defense contractor KBR plans to expand its operations in Huntsville with a new headquarters facility and more than 160 additional jobs as it taps the talent pool in Alabama’s “Rocket City.” KBR will consolidate its...

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Alabama’s business climate scores near top in new rankings

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Business Facilities, a national economic development publication, ranked Alabama’s business climate among the top states in an analysis evaluating key economic categories. Alabama earned the No. 5 spot in the magazine’s flagship business climate ranking, while also earning high marks for workforce training, manufacturing...

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‘Next’ campaign to showcase Alabama’s high-tech capabilities

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In case you’ve missed a headline or two, Alabama is moving in a next-level direction across multiple industries. Its aerospace engineers are building future generation rockets while its scientists are unraveling genetic mysteries. At the same time, ultra-modern Alabama factories are revolutionizing how products...

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