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Genpak celebrates $22.8 million renovation project at Alabama facility

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Genpak LLC, a leading manufacturer of foodservice packaging, marked a key milestone in a $22.8 million investment project at its Montgomery production facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The project reaffirms the company’s commitment to its current workforce of 145 employees...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Raytheon kicks off $115 million expansion at Alabama missile factory

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Raytheon on Tuesday officially launched a $115 million expansion of its Redstone Raytheon Missile Integration Facility, which will increase the factory's space for integrating and delivering on critical defense programs by more than 50%. The 26,000 square-foot expansion project will also bring...

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OMCO Solar plans Huntsville manufacturing facility with 70 jobs

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Commerce Secretary Ellen McNair announced today that Phoenix, Arizona-based OMCO Solar, one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of steel structures for solar panels, plans to invest over $10 million into its second production facility in Alabama, creating 70 full-time jobs in...

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Toyota Alabama kicks off production on new engine line after $222 million project

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Toyota Alabama announced today that it has started production on its i-FORCE 2.4-liter turbo engine line at its Huntsville engine plant, culminating a $222 million investment project launched in 2022. Toyota Alabama said the new engine line will provide powertrains for...

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Douglas Manufacturing creating 50 jobs with Pell City expansion project

Manufacturing

PELL CITY, Alabama — Commerce Secretary Ellen McNair today announced that Douglas Manufacturing Co. plans to invest nearly $11.7 million to expand its production facility in St. Clair County through a project that will create 50 jobs. Founded in 1978, Douglas Manufacturing’s mission is...

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Myer Companies plans expansion project creating 26 jobs in Mobile County

Manufacturing

MOBILE, Alabama — Myer Companies LLC plans to expand its Mobile County industrial operations with a new facility to house its coatings department, creating 26 jobs, according to the Mobile Chamber. Myer, which offers engineering, fabrication, repair and other services to customers in several...

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Mobile aerospace cluster set for future growth as expansion plans take shape

Manufacturing

MOBILE, Alabama — New investments by key players in the Mobile aerospace cluster are setting the stage for future growth at what has become a major production hub for the global aviation industry. Airbus Americas is increasing its investment in the A220 final assembly...

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Appliance maker Miele selects Alabama for its first U.S. production hub

Manufacturing

OPELIKA, Alabama — Miele, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances, has selected Opelika as the location for a U.S. manufacturing hub that will employ hundreds of workers, according to an announcement today by Governor Kay Ivey. Germany-based Miele is launching a long-term...

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New $30 million EV training center will support auto industry growth

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama is building a $30 million workforce training center in Decatur that will focus on electric vehicles and emerging technologies in order to position the state’s auto industry for the next chapter of its growth. The...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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