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Cerrowire kicks off $100 million expansion project in Alabama

HARTSELLE, Alabama — Cerrowire, a major U.S. manufacturer of copper building wire, today officially launched an expansion project near its Morgan County factory, where it will build a 270,000-square-foot facility to produce metal clad cable in Alabama. Cerrowire, which is investing over $100 million...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Macon County logistics park project preps for initial construction

TUSKEGEE, Alabama — Construction is scheduled to begin soon on the first building in a logistics park along Interstate 85 in Macon County that backers say could have a massive economic impact when its three phases are developed. The project, called the Regional East...

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Nature’s Earth Products plans $10.8 million expansion at Pickens County plant

REFORM, Alabama — Nature’s Earth Products LLC plans to invest over $10.8 million in an expansion project that will double the manufacturing capacity of its environmentally friendly products at the company’s facility in Pickens County. The Alabama Department of Commerce announced today that the...

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Project to build $202 million graphite processing plant in Alabama kicks off

KELLYTON, Alabama — Westwater Resources and its subsidiary, Alabama Graphite Products LLC, this morning officially launched construction of a first-of-its-kind graphite processing plant in Coosa County that will produce an essential material for electric vehicle batteries. The $202 million plant, which is being built...

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Toyota to invest $222 million to expand engine production in Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Global automaker Toyota announced plans today to invest $222 million at its manufacturing facility in Huntsville to create a new production line for four-cylinder engines, including a hybrid electric version. The project is part of a $383 million companywide plan that...

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Dothan Warehouse to invest $8 million in new Alabama expansion

DOTHAN, Alabama — Dothan Warehouse plans to invest $8 million to expand its facility in Houston County in the second phase of a growth project, creating 25 jobs and broadening the commercial hub’s capabilities, according to the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce. Phase 2...

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Austal opens advanced $100 million steel shipbuilding facility in Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama — Austal USA marked the beginning of a new era at its Mobile shipyard with the Tuesday opening of a state-of-the-art facility for the production of steel ships for the U.S. Navy and other customers. The addition of steel shipbuilding capability complements the...

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Hyundai to add first electric vehicles to Alabama production lineup

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Automaker Hyundai announced plans today to begin building the hybrid version of its Santa Fe sport utility along with the first electrified Genesis GV70 SUV as the Montgomery factory expands its U.S. production to include electric vehicles. To accommodate the growth,

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Commerce book drive benefits Montgomery schools’ reading program

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The Alabama Department of Commerce, along with AIDT, conducted a book drive as part of National Reading Month, collecting about 200 books for donation to help advance a reading initiative organized by Montgomery Public Schools. The gift benefited the Montgomery school...

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