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Building Innovator Ready to Power Up

Global building materials innovator James Hardie scouted the South before choosing Prattville for its 10th U.S. plant — a $220 million, 200-job investment that’s the largest new industry in Prattville in 50 years.

How the Rich Stay Rich

Banks offer special services to help wealthy clients protect their funds and not-quite-so-wealthy ones climb the ladder.

Small Business Focused Finance

Alabama credit unions are fine-tuning their small business relationships, mentoring clients and increasing loan portfolios.

Alabama Biotech Investment 101

A strong support network has led Alabama biotechs to land $101 million in venture capital since 2012. Working in one of the toughest investment sectors, research-based startups have well defined paths to commercial success on home turf.

Alabama Projects by Alabama Builders

Modern, Sleek, Iconic  BL Harbert: ServisFirst Bank Headquarters Birmingham-based BL Harbert International’s fourth completed project for ServisFirst was...

Hyundai Expects Volume Resurgence Amid Design Adjustments

Last spring, the five millionth engine produced at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery rolled off the assembly line.

Re-equipping the Underemployed

A new Innovate Birmingham initiative helps disciplined workers move from menial to meaningful.

Good Eats Portfolio

Private equity firm Fenwick Brands leverages “expertise equity” to launch hot new food brands onto grocery shelves.

Health Care Specialists: Robins & Morton

In the city of Charleston, a construction team from the Birmingham-based company Robins & Morton and subcontractors are hard at work assembling what will...

Entrepreneur, Leader in Health Information Management

It is just another busy day for Kayce Dover. At 11 a.m., on a Thursday, she has just wrapped up a conference...

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Building Innovator Ready to Power Up

Global building materials innovator James Hardie scouted the South before choosing Prattville for its 10th U.S. plant — a $220 million, 200-job investment that’s the largest new industry in Prattville in 50 years.

Alabama’s Crown Jewel Opens at the Gulf

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Sky’s the Limit Now for Aerojet Rocketdyne

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