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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing set to launch hiring of production team

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA (MTMUS) is set to begin the hiring process for the production team at its $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Huntsville on Monday, Jan. 13. MTMUS is getting an assist from AIDT, Alabama’s primary workforce development agency,

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama’s AerBetic collects Innovation Award at CES 2020 tech show

LAS VEGAS — For a second consecutive year, Birmingham-based AerBetic’s diabetic alert device is making a splash at the world’s premier consumer tech show by collecting an CES Innovation Award at this week’s event. CES’ annual Innovation Awards program celebrates outstanding design across 28 product...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama presence at top high-tech show includes inventions, recruiting push

LAS VEGAS – CES 2020, the world’s largest consumer technology event, is getting under way today, and Alabama companies are on hand to show off their forward-thinking products and technologies. Vince Perez, a senior project manager at the Alabama Department of Commerce, said the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

After strong year, Toyota Alabama to begin hiring amid growth plans

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Toyota’s Alabama engine plant notched a strong performance in 2019, and it is kicking off 2020 with plans to fill 450 new jobs, the company said Monday. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama produced about 610,000 engines last year, or roughly 2,500 per...

Written by Dawn Azok

Hyundai’s Alabama manufacturing plant registers production gain in 2019

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Hyundai’s Alabama auto assembly plant produced 336,000 vehicles in 2019, the company announced today, a total output that rose about 4 percent over the previous year. The Santa Fe SUV was the primary contributor to the production increase at Hyundai Motor...

Written by Dawn Azok

Honda Alabama records production milestone in busy 2019

LINCOLN, Alabama – It’s been another milestone year for Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, which reached the 5 million mark for vehicle and engine production since its $2.6 billion Talladega County plant opened nearly 20 years ago. Total output for 2019 alone is estimated at...

Written by Dawn Azok

Ascend finalizes plans for $175 million project at Alabama plant

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

National Cement to build new kiln at Ragland facility with $250M+ investment

RAGLAND, Alabama – The National Cement Co. of Alabama announced plans to invest more than $250 million to construct a new kiln at its Ragland production plant, ensuring the St. Clair County facility’s competitiveness for decades to come. National Cement, which has been producing...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Homegrown treats sweeten the 2019 Made in Alabama Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you live far away or down the street from Mom and Dad, there’s nothing that creates the warm feelings of the holidays quite like a taste of home. Alabama-made food and beverages have long been popular Christmas gifts. And these days, tried and...

Written by Dawn Azok

2019 Made in Alabama Holiday Gift Guide showcases craftmanship

From the roads to the skies, the products created by the skilled hands of Alabama workers are in high demand in markets around the world. But the state’s automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing industries don’t have the corner on craftsmanship. In communities across the...

Written by Dawn Azok

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