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How Airbus is going wheels up in Alabama with A220 production

On the campus of Airbus’ Alabama manufacturing facility, construction crews are working to complete a project that represents the next chapter of the aerospace company’s U.S. growth plans.

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How Amazon picked the prime site for its first Alabama fulfillment center

The Birmingham area’s long-shot bid for Amazon’s second North American headquarters, known as HQ2, didn’t land the grand prize for Alabama’s largest metro. But the “Bring A to B” campaign created as part of that effort played a role in a different economic development coup – the state’s first Amazon fulfillment center, with 1,500 new jobs.

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What drove the Mazda-Toyota team to the ideal plant site in Alabama?

The site selection team working clandestinely on “Project New World” – the codename given to the $1.6 billion auto assembly plant planned by Toyota and Mazda – started off with a list of 300 potential site locations across the United States.

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How teamwork is helping Shipt deliver new tech jobs in its Alabama hometown

When Birmingham-based Shipt was acquired for $550 million by retailer Target in late 2017, there was a real chance that the homegrown company would end up leaving the city and taking hundreds of tech jobs with it. After all, Target was looking to utilize Shipt’s technology as its home-delivery platform nationwide.

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