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Colclasher Enterprises bringing jobs to Selma with pipe production hub

SELMA, Alabama — Colclasher Enterprises LLC, a plastic pipe manufacturer, officially announced plans to invest $9 million to establish a production facility in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park as part of a project that will create 21 jobs. The Selma & Dallas County Economic Development...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Sec. Canfield heads Alabama team in Tokyo for SEUS-Japan 45 summit

Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading an Alabama delegation at an international conference in Tokyo this week that seeks to enhance the robust economic and cultural ties between seven Southeastern states and Japan. The 45th annual joint meeting of the Southeast U.S.-Japan and the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Discovery Life Sciences opens new HQ on HudsonAlpha biotech campus

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Discovery Life Sciences today officially opened a new global headquarters on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, allowing the growing bioscience company to consolidate its advanced services under one roof. Discovery said it has already relocated more than 115...

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Tech company Stella Source plans to add 50 jobs at Birmingham HQ

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Stella Source, a software development company whose products help those in the metal distribution and fabrication industry operate more efficiently, announced plans today to expand its presence in Birmingham with 50 new full-time employees, more than double its current headcount in...

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Alabama-assembled ULA rocket powers first Amazon satellites into orbit

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with deep Alabama roots lifted off from Cape Canaveral days ago on a milestone mission that sets the stage for ULA rockets to deploy satellites for an ambitious Amazon broad network. The Atlas V 501 rocket blasting...

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Gov. Ivey announces major tax reform to benefit small businesses

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey today announced the implementation of a major tax reform initiative that will that lessen burdens on many Alabama small businesses. Effective October 1, 2023, more than 3,000 Alabama small businesses will no longer be required to pay monthly...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Birmingham hosts U.S.-EU SME Workshop to reinforce transatlantic ties

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Alabama Department of Commerce is hosting the 12th U.S.-EU Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Workshop today in Birmingham, giving small businesses an opportunity to connect with government trade officials from both sides of the Atlantic. The day-long event allows leaders...

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CFD Research launches growth project at Test Center in Jackson County

HOLLYWOOD, Alabama — At a groundbreaking ceremony today, CFD Research Corp. formally kicked off a construction project to add a new facility at its Engineering Test Center in Jackson County that will allow it to expand activities at its growing site there. Huntsville-based CFD...

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South American airline JetSMART takes delivery of Alabama-built Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama — Airbus announced today that JetSMART, the South American ultra-low-cost carrier operating in Chile, Argentina and Peru, has taken delivery of its first A320neo produced at the aircraft manufacturer’s Alabama facility. The airline is the first South American carrier to take delivery...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama approves over $33 million for job search, skills training programs

The Alabama Workforce Development Board has approved more than $33.6 million in job search and skills training programs to help Alabamians advance their careers. Alabamians can find out about available free career services, supportive services, and skills training by visiting one of Alabama’s more...

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