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Ascend finalizes plans for $175 million project at Alabama plant

Manufacturing

DECATUR, Alabama — Ascend Performance Materials announced today that it has finalized plans for a $175 million project to expand production capacity at its Decatur manufacturing facility and construct energy cogeneration units at the site. The project will add 10 high-end manufacturing jobs to...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Samuel Associated Tube Group plans $29 million Alabama expansion

Manufacturing

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Samuel Associated Tube Group today announced plans to invest $29 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson County, an expansion project that will create new jobs and prepare for future growth. The company, which manufactures small diameter, electric-resistance-welded and...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Aerojet Rocketdyne: New Alabama manufacturing site ready for production

Manufacturing

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Aerojet Rocketdyne said today that it is ready to begin producing large solid rocket motor carbon fiber cases in Alabama’s Rocket City following installation and calibration of a key machine at its new Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF). The state-of-the-art machine will be used...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai Alabama adding 200 jobs to launch production of Santa Cruz crossover

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined Hyundai executives and local leaders today to announce that the automaker plans to add a new vehicle to its Alabama production lineup as part of a $410 million expansion project that will create 200 jobs at the...

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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

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Hyundai begins production of redesigned Sonata amid new investments

Manufacturing

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...

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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...

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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

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