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Amazon plans Huntsville fulfillment center as it expands Alabama presence

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Amazon announced plans today to open a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Huntsville, a project that will create over 500 jobs and expand the internet retailer’s footprint in the state. Amazon spokesman Owen Torres said in a statement that the fulfillment...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Bronze Valley Accelerator selects 5 startups for mentoring program

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Startup accelerator gener8tor announced today that five companies have been selected for its Summer 2021 Bronze Valley Accelerator program, giving them access to individualized coaching and a national network of mentors, customers, corporate partners and investors. The startups, recruited from Alabama...

Written by Jerry Underwood

HudsonAlpha launches expansion project at its biotech campus 

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Officials at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on Monday marked the start of a significant expansion project at its biotech campus, positioning the Huntsville facility for new scientific advances. The expansion will consist of two facilities: a global headquarters for Discovery...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Montgomery TechLab showcases first class of startups on Demo Day

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Montgomery TechLab hosted Demo Day for its inaugural cohort of 10 tech startups on Thursday, allowing potential investors, stakeholders, and technology professionals from around the state to see the businesses and solutions that have been developed over the past 12 weeks at the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

In rural Alabama’s workshops and plants, quality products spring to life

Alabama’s rural counties are the source of some of the state’s most distinctive products, from handcrafted, all-natural items for health and home to innovative technologies that are charting the future for business and industry. “Rural Alabama is making a remarkable impression both at home...

Written by Dawn Azok

CGI marks 10 years of growth at its IT Delivery Center in Troy

TROY, Alabama – Canada-based CGI is marking the 10th anniversary of the opening the company’s IT Delivery Center in Pike County, which through collaboration with state and local agencies and academic institutions has grown to employ 285 local professionals. In an announcement today, CGI...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Analysis ranks Alabama among top states for economic momentum amid recovery

Alabama ranks among the top states for economic momentum in a new analysis that evaluates key measurements of economic performance in 2021. State Policy Reports, a Washington, D.C.-based publication, ranked Alabama No. 8 in its Index of State Economic Momentum for the first quarter.

Written by Jerry Underwood

New logistics projects coming to Mobile, Baldwin counties

LOXLEY, Alabama – To fuel its growth plans in Gulf Coast region, Imperial Dade, a distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, is planning a move into a new 220,000-square-foot logistics hub in Baldwin Count. The $20 million project, announced today, will support...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai debuts new Santa Cruz ahead of Alabama production launch

Hyundai’s newest production model — the highly anticipated 2022 Santa Cruz sport adventure vehicle — made its worldwide debut today as the automaker’s Alabama plant readies to launch its assembly. The Santa Cruz, which combines the versatile open bed of a pickup with the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Bonnie Plants plans greenhouse projects, e-commerce upgrades in Alabama

UNION SPRINGS, Alabama -- Bonnie Plants, the nation’s largest grower of vegetable and herb plants for home gardens, announced plans today to upgrade and expand its greenhouse facilities in Bullock County with a multimillion-dollar project that will improve production and strengthen its e-commerce operations.

Written by Jerry Underwood

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