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Beyond Gravity doubling production of rocket structures in Alabama expansion

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DECATUR, Alabama — Switzerland-based Beyond Gravity, a manufacturer of structures for launch vehicles, said Thursday it is adding a new production facility in Decatur to provide additional payload fairings for the United Launch Alliance’s next-generation Alabama-built Vulcan rockets. Beyond Gravity said it is working...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Ivey tapped for Alabama auto manufacturing group’s Hall of Fame

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA), a trade group representing companies in the dynamic and fast-growing industry, named Governor Kay Ivey to its Hall of Fame at a Thursday night dinner in Birmingham. Ron Davis, the AAMA’s president and chairman, praised...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai Mobis plans Alabama EV battery module plant, creating 400 jobs

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey joined executives of Hyundai Mobis, one of the world’s largest auto suppliers, today to announce the company’s plans to invest $205 million to open an EV battery module plant in Montgomery that will eventually employ at least 400...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Manna Capital Partners plans $600 million Alabama beverage product hub

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Manna Capital Partners plans to invest nearly $600 million to construct an advanced beverage production and distribution complex in Montgomery, Governor Kay Ivey announced today. Manna Capital Partners, a minority-owned business enterprise and investment firm, said its Montgomery “beverage park” will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Novelis kicks off construction on $2.5 billion Alabama aluminum mill

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BAY MINETTE, Alabama — Site work is under way on one of Alabama’s most prominent construction projects — a $2.5 billion aluminum mill being built by Atlanta-based Novelis in Baldwin County that is the first facility of its kind  constructed in the U.S. for...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Companies to invest $92 million in Alabama Wiregrass growth projects

Manufacturing

DOTHAN, Alabama — Houston County officials say infrastructure improvements will allow two growing businesses to make new capital investments totaling a combined $92 million in Dothan as part of projects that will create at least 70 jobs and provide a boost to the region’s...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mercedes-Benz launches EV production in Alabama as new chapter begins

Manufacturing

VANCE, Alabama — Mercedes-Benz has launched production of the all-electric luxury EQS SUV at its Tuscaloosa County plant, part of a global strategy of next-generation technology that is ushering in a new era for Alabama’s auto industry. Mercedes has invested $7 billion in the...

Written by Dawn Azok

Canfor to invest $210 million in new Alabama sawmill complex

Manufacturing

MOBILE, Alabama — Canfor Southern Pine Inc. plans to invest $210 million to develop a new state-of-the-art sawmill complex for manufacturing and processing wood products in the Axis community near Mobile. “We are excited to be making this investment in a new state-of-the-art sawmill...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million Alabama expansion creating 415 jobs

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield announced today that Wellborn Cabinet Inc., a family-owned manufacturer based in Ashland, plans to invest nearly $17 million in an Alabama expansion project that will create 415 jobs over five years. Wellborn Cabinet, whose cabinets are distributed...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Medical products maker growing with new 110 jobs in Houston County

Manufacturing

DOTHAN, Alabama — Global Resources International and its Advanced Products Solutions subsidiary announced plans today to add 100 workers at the APS medical manufacturing center in Dothan and to expand in the nearby community of Columbia with 10 new jobs. The growth project come...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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