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Supply and Demand of Water

Only 10 percent of Alabama’s cropland is irrigated, compared to Georgia’s 50 percent and Mississippi’s 60 percent. If Alabama’s were 50 percent, the impact would be $200 million to $300 million a year.

Auburn University's 2018 Annual Entrepreneurship Summit

ABOVE FROM LEFT: Former Accenture CEO Joe Forehand Jr. was inducted into Auburn University’s Hall of Fame; Bob Broadway and Tara Wilson...

5 Major Suppliers Announce Alabama Plants in 2017

In German a piece of cake with heaps of whipped cream is called sahnestueck, which Alexandra Segers says can translate to mean “the...

Rust Buster with Big Potential

Jon Brasher   Few people who...

Sweet Partnership

German companies are attracted to Alabama by great business amenities, but also by Southern hospitality...

School Building: Rabren General Contractors

For many of us high school was bittersweet and not necessarily an experience we long to repeat. Yet we might consider reliving those days...

The Transformation of Adtran

Founded in 1985, Adtran Inc. (Nasdaq: ADTN) is one of the oldest and largest of Alabama’s technology companies, though it largely goes...

Accounting for Tax Overhaul

Major changes in corporate taxes are rocking around Congress, even though Congress seems predictably immovable. Alabama experts from two leading accounting firms assess the potential impacts.

Leather Goods Home Grown, Hand Made

Michael Stricklin ​ Opelika during the 19th century was on a major rail line for bales of cotton to be shipped...

Graduating Businesses

Once upon a time, young entrepreneurs — like any other college students — sat through four years of classes, then donned a...

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Our Bold Gaze into 2019

What will we see in 2019? Business Alabama takes a comprehensive look at what will make headlines in the coming year.

Mining Hardship for Prosperity

The Appalachian Regional Commission, Southern Research and a team of college interns assist small businesses in four counties hit by a coal mining slump.

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

Designed with respect to Mother Nature, the Lodge at Gulf State Park is built to be environmentally friendly, energy positive and strong in the face of wind and waves.

Sky’s the Limit Now for Aerojet Rocketdyne

Turner Construction Co. recently topped out Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville, a project that broke ground in October 2017 and is set...