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Fast-growing Landing moving HQ to Birmingham, creating over 800 jobs

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Landing, a company building a nationwide network of fully furnished apartments available to those in its membership model, plans to relocate its headquarters from San Francisco to Birmingham, where it will create 816 new full-time jobs as it accelerates growth plans.

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mohawk Industries plans to add 130 jobs, yarn production at Alabama plant

ROANOKE, Alabama -- Mohawk Industries plans to introduce yarn production at its Roanoke manufacturing facility, creating 130 jobs in the Randolph County community and expanding the company’s investment in the region. “Our yarn facilities are very important, as they start our carpet manufacturing process,”

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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing unveils first Alabama production model

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) today announced the first vehicle in the production lineup at its Alabama manufacturing plant – the all-new Corolla Cross – following on the heels of a Toyota announcement this morning. The joint venture partnership between Mazda Motor...

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Trachte plans expansion at Alabama facility, creating 70 jobs in Vernon

VERNON, Alabama -- Trachte Building Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of steel self-storage systems, announced plans to expand its Roof Mart facility in Northwest Alabama with a project that will create 70 jobs in Vernon over the next three years. Sun Prairie, Wisconsin-based Trachte (pronounced...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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Andalusia airport gives lift to Southeast Alabama aerospace hub

ANDALUSIA, Alabama – Covington County’s South Alabama Regional Airport has become a busy hub for aviators traveling throughout the Southeastern U.S. The airport has a heliport that provides hot and cold refueling services to civilian and military helicopters, as well as an airfield café

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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