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Students at construction trade show.

Go Build campaign is leading more young workers to the sector

The Go Build Alabama campaign launched in 2010, driven by the Alabama ConstructionRecruitment Institute (ACRI).

United Bank focuses on the community

In 1907, a cluster of homes seated parallel to a railroad became Atmore, Alabama. In the same year, the Wright Brothers flew the first...

Angling for Fun (and Profit) in Viral Times

With so many activities curtailed by COVID-19, fishing is attracting even more people to the state’s waters.

Port Gains Major Poultry Export Capacity

MTC Logistics’ $61 million frozen food facility at the state port quadruples capacity for poultry exports and highlights Mobile’s assets as a distribution hub.

Inside the Life of a Private Detective in the Digital Age

Alabama’s modern, cyber-armed private detectives can write your history in 15 minutes with more than 50 pages of single-space detail.

Why Not Abbeville?

Alabama’s richest individual has been rebuilding the small town where he was born. “Hopeless and helpless” not long ago, Abbeville is now headquarters to a thriving, home-grown, coast-to-coast business.

Keeping it All Together

This Mobile company mastered fasteners, across industries, across 50 states. They make and deliver what locks it all in place — from bridges and towers to ships and Ferris wheels.

Forest Giant Recapitalized

Georgia-Pacific feeds on Alabama, the nation’s second largest timberland. The big recession was time for big G-P reinvestment throughout the state.

Purveyor of Fine Grain Pine

ABOVE Worldwide customers appreciate good wood and good service — and Lane Merchant works to make sure they get both.   The...

Nuclear Engineer’s $1 Billion Toy

High school students applaud on this January assembly of Mobile’s Alabama School of Math and Science. It is somewhat odd. Typically, technology innovators...

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