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‘Next’ campaign to showcase Alabama’s high-tech capabilities

In case you’ve missed a headline or two, Alabama is moving in a next-level direction across multiple industries. Its aerospace engineers are building future generation rockets while its scientists are unraveling genetic mysteries. At the same time, ultra-modern Alabama factories are revolutionizing how products...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Landing commits $1 million to growth of Birmingham tech ecosystem 

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Landing, a fast-growing company building a nationwide network of furnished apartments available to members, today announced a $1 million investment in Birmingham’s expanding tech ecosystem as it hosted officials at an event to unveil its new headquarters. The announcement follows last...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Growing Alabama credit spurs $5.5 million in improvements at Baldwin mega site

BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- The Growing Alabama Commission approved the South Alabama Mega Site for an investment of $5.5 million for rail improvements at the shovel-ready 3,000-acre tract in Baldwin County. The improvements include the construction of an on-site rail spur on the existing...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Sweet Grown initiative connects Alabama farmers to local groceries

Sweet Grown Alabama has launched a new effort to help the state’s farmers sell more of their produce in local grocery stores. The nonprofit foundation, which promotes Alabama’s farming industry, is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and...

Written by Dawn Azok

Construction begins on $20 million logistics hub in Baldwin County

LOXLEY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey joined officials in Baldwin County today to officially kick off construction of a new logistics hub that will become home to Imperial Dade, a leading independently owned and operated distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies. The...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hyundai Alabama launches mass production of Santa Cruz sport utility

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) celebrated the production launch of the all-new 2022 Santa Cruz sport utility at the automaker’s Montgomery facility on Tuesday, expanding the plant’s family of Alabama-built vehicles to five. A gray Santa Cruz, adorned with a red...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Westwater Resources plans first U.S. graphite processing plant in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Westwater Resources Inc. announced plans today to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, putting Alabama at the forefront in the production of an essential material in batteries that power electrical vehicles, electronics and other green energy products...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama Germany Partnership honors companies, Commerce Sec. Canfield

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The long-standing economic and cultural ties between Alabama and Germany were on full display Thursday night as 10 German companies were recognized for their investments in the state and Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield was honored. The Alabama Germany Partnership’s Annual...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Milestone: AIDT celebrates 50 years of shaping Alabama’s workforce

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – AIDT, Alabama’s primary workforce development agency, today marked 50 years as a central player in the state’s economic growth through its mission of connecting and training Alabama workers with companies across the state. The milestone was marked this morning with a...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama wins Gold Shovel Award for 2020 economic development

MONTGOMERY -- Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Area Development, a prominent national business publication, has selected Alabama for its Gold Shovel Award, recognizing the state’s economic development success in the manufacturing sector during a challenging 2020. The honor follows a year of strong results...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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