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Mercedes Alabama plant launches production of $200,000 Maybach

Manufacturing

VANCE, Alabama – Workers at Alabama’s Mercedes-Benz plant have produced an all-new model that the company calls the peak of SUV luxury. The first customer-ready Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 built in Alabama rolled off the assembly line at the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International facility in Tuscaloosa...

Written by Dawn Azok

Airbus marks 5 years of aircraft production at Alabama facility

Manufacturing

MOBILE, Alabama – The Airbus manufacturing facility in Alabama has marked a significant milestone – five years of aircraft production in its growing U.S. industrial home. The Airbus manufacturing center in Mobile began producing its first passenger jet -- an A321 christened "BluesMobile" and...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Denmark’s Mountain Top Industries selects Alabama for its first U.S. plant

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Denmark-based Mountain Top Industries, which specializes in aluminum roll covers for pickup trucks, plans to open a 73,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Montgomery as the company expands into the U.S. market. Mountain Top Industries announced today that it will invest $13.3 million to...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Aftermarket wheel supplier Wheel Pros expands with Auburn facility

Manufacturing

AUBURN, Alabama – Wheel Pros, a U.S. aftermarket wheel supplier, has acquired the assets of an aluminum wheel manufacturing facility in Auburn and plans to open its second U.S. operation there. “We welcome Wheel Pros to Alabama and congratulate them on choosing Auburn to...

Written by Jerry Underwood

DURA Automotive to produce EV battery trays at new Alabama facility

Manufacturing

MUSCLE SHOALS, Alabama – Michigan-based DURA Automotive Systems announced plans today to invest $59 million to open a manufacturing facility in Muscle Shoals that will produce battery trays for electric vehicles. The project, which includes critical support from the Shoals Economic Development Authority, will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing to boost Alabama investment by $830 million

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM), the joint venture between automakers Mazda Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp., plans to make an additional $830 million investment in Alabama to incorporate new cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Steelmaker AM/NS Calvert to add electric arc furnace in $500M expansion

Manufacturing

MOBILE, Alabama -- Steelmaker ArcelorMittal announced today that it plans to its build an electric arc furnace steel making facility at its AM/NS Calvert mill as part of a $500 million expansion project in Alabama. Once completed, the planned EAF facility in Mobile County...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Toyota Alabama installing 3.3-acre solar array in environmental push

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The Toyota engine plant in Huntsville is playing a key role in the automaker’s new solar energy plan, as part of a $9.3 million investment designed to cut the need for outside energy in its operations across three states. The company...

Written by Dawn Azok

Revere Plastics Systems expands footprint to Alabama, creating 120 jobs

Manufacturing

AUBURN, Alabama -- Revere Plastics Systems, a leading manufacturer of highly engineered plastic injection molded parts and assemblies, has selected Auburn to house its first operation in the Southeast. Revere will employ 120 people at its Alabama plant over the next three years. "Revere...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Milestones bring Toyota Alabama closer to increased engine production

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Toyota Alabama announced todady that it achieved two significant milestones this month as part of an ongoing expansion, a $288 million project originally announced in March 2019. The milestones include the start of production for the all-new, redesigned 4-cylinder engine at...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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