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U.S. Steel starts up advanced electric arc furnace facility in Alabama

Manufacturing

FAIRFIELD, Alabama — U.S. Steel Corp. today announced the successful start-up of a new technologically advanced electric arc furnace steelmaking facility at its operations in Fairfield, marking a strategic milestone for the company. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based U.S. Steel said the EAF at the Fairfield Works,

Written by Jerry Underwood

New $54M parts facility will boost Mercedes EV production in Alabama

Manufacturing

VANCE, Alabama – A new parts facility planned near the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International plant in Tuscaloosa County is expected to add 373 jobs to the sprawling network that supports the state’s auto industry. The $53.6 million, 530,000-square-foot project will primarily serve as a storage...

Written by Dawn Azok

Auto supplier IAC plans Alabama expansions creating over 180 jobs

Manufacturing

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that International Automotive Components Group North America Inc. (IAC) plans to invest over $55.9 million in expansion projects that will create 182 jobs at two Alabama facilities. IAC is committing $34.3 million in new capital investment...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Global Resources to invest $9.5M in Alabama medical manufacturing venture

Manufacturing

DOTHAN, Alabama – Global Resources International announced plans today to invest $9.5 million to open a medical manufacturing company in Dothan, creating 70 jobs and expanding local manufacturing capabilities. The company, Advanced Product Solutions, will anchor GRI’s family of companies in the manufacturing of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mercedes Alabama plant launches production of ultra-luxury 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

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

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