Alabama Creates Innovation Corporation, Amazon to open fulfillment center in Huntsville

Alabama creates innovation corporation
Alabama has created an innovation corporation to support entrepreneurship, rural businesses, research and development, and tech skills access across the state. With the Alabama Innovation Corporation comes a matching grant program for small businesses. – Alabama NewsCenter

Amazon to open fulfillment center in Huntsville
Amazon expects to create about 500 jobs at a new fulfillment center planned for Huntsville. The 1 million-square-foot facility, currently under construction near Mazda Toyota Manufacturing in Limestone County, is expected to open in the fall. Amazon also has fulfillment centers in Bessemer and Theodore.  – WAAY 31

Daniel Corp. building $60 million Huntsville development
Daniel Corp. is building a $60 million luxury apartment complex in Huntsville. The seven-building development is along U.S. 431, adjacent to Hayes Nature Preserve. Units are scheduled to be available in the spring of 2022.  – 

Email: Amazon exec asked USPS to install mailbox during union vote
The National Labor Relations Board, investigating charges that Amazon employed illegal practices during a recent union vote at its Bessemer facility, was presented this week with an email detailing Amazon consumer CEO Dave Clark’s efforts to get the postal service to install a temporary mailbox outside the Bessemer warehouse. The vote for unionization ultimately failed, but the union filed grievances with the NLRB.  – Business Insider 

Alabama company wins $17 million cargo plane contract
Decatur’s Wolverine Tube Inc. has won a $17.4 million contract to make aluminum pallets for Air Force cargo planes. The work will be done in Decatur and is expected to be completed by Nov. 18, 2022. – Westport News

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