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Kemira investing $70 million to expand Alabama operation, creating 20 jobs

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

MOBILE, ALABAMA — Finland-based Kemira announced this morning that it is investing $70.8 million to expand production at its Mobile facility. The company is a polymer producer serving the pulp and paper, oil and gas, and water treatment industries. The project will create an...

Written by Jerry Underwood

MTC Logistics to open $58 million distribution facility at Alabama port

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

MOBILE, Alabama – Baltimore, Maryland-based MTC Logistics announced plans to build a $58 million cold storage facility on property owned by the Alabama State Port Authority, creating between 50 and 70 jobs and providing a boost to the port’s container operations. Company officials said...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Walmart opens $135 million distribution center in Alabama

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

MOBILE, Alabama – Walmart on Tuesday officially marked the opening of a $135 million distribution center in Mobile that will create 750 jobs and strengthen the retailer’s supply chain network. During a grand opening ceremony, Governor Kay Ivey highlighted how the new facility will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

SSAB to move U.S. headquarters to Alabama, creating 60 jobs

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

MOBILE, Alabama – SSAB Americas, a division of global steelmaker SSAB, announced plans this morning to relocate the division’s head office from suburban Chicago to Mobile, a move that will bring 60 jobs to Alabama. Since 2001, the company has operated a steel mill...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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