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Extruflex Opens Third Manufacturing Facility

Extruflex, a maker of flexible vinyl products like the heavy clear strips that keep the weather outdoors in an open doorway, opened its third manufacturing facility Monday in Birmingham.

Top Headlines: Tornado damage in Wetumpka, Shutdown derails Alabama prison investigation

Key Birmingham interstate link shuts today for repairs The interchange of Interstates 20 and 59 shuts tonight for 14 months of repair work. The stretch...

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Alabama’s Surprise Senator Talks Business

A year into his first term, Alabama’s unexpected Democrat — Sen. Doug Jones — weighs trade interests and calls for a ceasefire in the endless stream of attack politics. And, when it comes to working for Alabama, he says, he and Sen. Richard Shelby are “pretty much in sync.”

Top Headlines: Peabody Energy buys Alabama coal mine, UA law school receives big donation

Peabody Energy buys Alabama coal mine for $400M Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) agrees to acquire the Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine from private coal producer Drummond...

Top Headlines: Hoar to build Madison ballpark, Merrill sued by ACLU

Hoar chosen to build Madison ballpark Hoar Construction has been named general contractor for the Madison Ballpark, which will be home to the Los Angeles...

Top Headlines: Huntsville airport wins grant, Austal USA wins two LCS contracts

Huntsville Airport wins $29 million grant Huntsville-Madison County Airport has received $29 million in federal Airport Improvement Program funds to help it meet infrastructure needs....

Top Headlines: Addressing mental health in prisons, UAB wins research grant

Alabama prison system faces hearing on mental health U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson has ordered a hearing Tuesday in Montgomery on why the Alabama Department...

Top News Links: Tuesday, June 12

Director of Marshall Space Flight Center Retiring The director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama is retiring. Marshall officials say Todd...

Partners Ratify $300M Air Assembly Line

Top brass from two international aircraft companies flew in to Mobile in February to affirm a big deal for Alabama.

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Flashback: Peak Oil

Figure it was an early Christmas present for folks who still fret over America’s energy security. On November 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of the...

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

Peerless wide-plank floors and panels made from reclaimed wood is the specialty of Birmingham-based Riverbottom Pine.