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Koch Foods to expand Alabama operations with new Attalla feed-mill

Manufacturing

ATTALLA, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey today joined representatives of Koch Foods and local leaders in Etowah County to announce that the company plans to invest more than $50 million to establish a state-of-the-art grain storage and distribution facility in Attalla. Koch Foods said...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai begins production of redesigned Sonata amid new investments

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Alabama’s Hyundai plant launched mass production of the redesigned Sonata sedan on Friday, another key milestone for the $1.8 billion, 3,000-worker Montgomery facility. The 2020 Sonata, which Hyundai unveiled last spring at the New York International Auto Show, features improved safety,

Written by Dawn Azok

ID Plastics to open first U.S. manufacturing operation in Auburn with 50 jobs

Manufacturing

AUBURN, Alabama – ID Plastics LP, which manufactures a variety of technical plastic products, plans to invest $9.8 million to open its first U.S. operation in Auburn, Governor Kay Ivey announced today. “Our continued efforts and partnerships with local communities have led to another...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Dynetics opens advanced rocket-testing complex in North Alabama

Manufacturing

DECATUR, Alabama – Dynetics today opened a rocket-testing facility in North Alabama that will help advance major programs such as NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the space agency’s most powerful rocket, and the United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Centaur, a next-generation launch vehicle. Huntsville-based Dynetics...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Shinhwa Group to invest $42 million to open Auburn manufacturing plant

Manufacturing

 AUBURN, Alabama – The Shinhwa Group, an automotive parts manufacturer, plans to establish a manufacturing operation in Auburn to serve the region’s vibrant auto sector, Governor Kay Ivey announced today. “Shinhwa’s decision to invest $42 million and create 95 jobs in Auburn is great...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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Lockheed Martin to base hypersonics programs in Alabama, add 272 jobs

Manufacturing

COURTLAND, Alabama – Lockheed Martin today announced plans to make North Alabama its flagship location for work on hypersonics programs, with plans to open a new production facility and hire nearly 275 people, including engineers. At a groundbreaking ceremony today, Lockheed Martin said it...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Daikin plans $195 million expansion at Decatur plant with 50 new jobs

Manufacturing

DECATUR, Alabama – Daikin America Inc., marking its 25th year of operation in Alabama, plans to invest up to $195 million to add new capabilities at its Decatur production facility. The expansion will result in the addition of 50 new full-time positions over the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier DaikyoNishikawa kicks off construction on $110 million Alabama plant

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined executives of DaikyoNishikawa US (DNUS) and local leaders at a groundbreaking event today to officially launch construction on the auto supplier’s $110 million manufacturing plant in North Alabama. The DNUS facility, which will produce plastic automotive parts...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Auto supplier Vuteq to create 200 jobs at Alabama parts plant

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that global automotive supplier Vuteq plans to invest more than $60 million to open a manufacturing facility to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant in Huntsville. Japan-based Vuteq, which has operated in North...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Milestone: Airbus launches A220 production at Alabama facility

Manufacturing

MOBILE, Alabama -- Airbus announced today that it has begun manufacturing A220 aircraft at its Alabama production facility, a key milestone in growth plans that will see the company add a second assembly line at its Mobile facility and hire more than 400 new...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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