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Bronze Valley names first startup class in gener8tor accelerator

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama ​-- Startup accelerator gener8tor announced today the participants selected for 10 Fall 2020 gBETA cohorts, including five promising companies in the program’s inaugural class at the Bronze Valley Accelerator. Birmingham’s Bronze Valley​ is a non-profit, early stage venture investment platform that focuses...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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

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

Boeing Huntsville gets contract boost for key missile defense system

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Aerospace giant Boeing Co.’s Huntsville operation has been awarded a $249 million contract modification in support of the only operationally deployed missile defense capable of shielding the entire U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attacks. Boeing’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system is...

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Mercedes Alabama plant launches production of ultra-luxury Maybach

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

Alabama’s robust bioscience sector steps into spotlight at BIO Alabama event

The bioscience industry has a far-reaching influence in communities across Alabama and beyond, a fact that’s been shown most recently in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The state’s researchers and entrepreneurs have stepped up in a major way, with contributions that support diagnostic...

Written by Dawn Azok

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Economic development projects to bring 510 new jobs to Huntsville area

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber today announced that new economic development projects will bring 510 new jobs and more than $71 million in investment to the community. This eight companies under taking the projects have expanded or located in Huntsville metro area...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus marks 5 years of aircraft production at Alabama facility

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

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...

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OnBoard Birmingham launches to help companies develop their workforces

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A new effort aims to help Birmingham companies grow their workforces by showing the benefits of living and working in the city, as well as the successes of the companies that call it home. The Birmingham Business Alliance has launched OnBoard...

Written by Dawn Azok

Coastal Growers plans $87 million peanut shelling facility in Atmore

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Coastal Growers LLC plans to build a peanut shelling plant in Atmore, bringing 100 or more jobs to the area and turning the Escambia County city into a hub for peanut shelling in southwest Alabama.

Written by Jerry Underwood

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