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Telemedicine startup MomentMD establishing Alabama headquarters

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Florida-based telemedicine startup MomentMD is establishing a headquarters in Birmingham after receiving an investment from the Alabama Futures Fund (AFF), a seed-stage venture capital fund created to support entrepreneurial activity in the state. MomentMD has developed a comprehensive telemedicine platform designed...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Growth projects bringing 3,000 jobs to Alabama’s rural counties

Economic development activity in Alabama’s rural counties ticked higher during the first half of 2021, building on growth projects that were launched in these areas last year despite the challenges of a pandemic. Preliminary, year-to-date results from the Alabama Department of Commerce show that...

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Lockheed Martin opens ‘digital’ hypersonics factory in rural Lawrence County

COURTLAND, Alabama – At a World War II-era Air Force base in rural Lawrence County, defense contractor Lockheed Martin this month opened one of the nation’s smartest factories, where workers will bring to life futuristic technologies to protect the U.S. Lockheed Martin says the...

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MTC Logistics opens $61 million cargo hub in Alabama’s ‘Port City’

MOBILE, Alabama – Baltimore, Maryland-based MTC Logistics today formally opened a sprawling refrigerated cargo facility in Mobile, a $61 million project that will add 75 new jobs and has growth potential for the future. MTC broke ground in 2019 on what is now one...

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Toyota Alabama adds new V-6 engine line after $288 million expansion

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Toyota today officially marked the completion of a $288 million expansion project at its Alabama engine plant, where it is adding two new V-6 engines to its production lineup. State and local leaders joined Toyota officials in Huntsville this morning for...

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Southern Auto Manufacturers Alliance taps Sec. Canfield for Hall of Fame

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The Southern Automotive Manufacturers Alliance (SAMA), an organization representing one of the region’s most dynamic growth industries, today announced that Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield has been named to the SAMA Hall of Fame. Secretary Canfield, a key figure in the...

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Southern Automotive Conference shines spotlight on Alabama auto growth

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Alabama’s expanding auto manufacturing sector will occupy center stage as industry leaders from across the region and beyond gather in Birmingham for the 14th installment of the Southern Automotive Conference, today through Friday. SAC 2021 is expected to draw more than...

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Northrop Grumman opens new Huntsville facility for next-gen missile work

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Northrop Grumman Corp. announced today it has opened a new facility in Huntsville to support the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program, adding new jobs to the region and expanding its role supporting important national security and civil...

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Rural companies make splash at first ‘Made in Alabama’ Showcase

Companies making great products in small corners of the state stepped into the spotlight at the first installment of the Made in Alabama Showcase, an event last week that featured extraordinary homegrown products. Six of the 12 companies honored by Governor Kay Ivey at...

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‘Made in Alabama’ Showcase features top homegrown companies

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey, in partnership with the Alabama Department of Commerce, today honored a dozen homegrown businesses at the Inaugural “Made in Alabama” Showcase. To celebrate October as “Manufacturing Month,” Governor Ivey selected 12 businesses for their work in producing exceptional...

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