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Business Alabama Photographer Lands National Prize

Photographer Matthew Coughlin, a frequent contributor to Business Alabama, has earned a coveted national prize from Communication Arts. His photo of Matt...

Building for Building Planes

The massive hangar now under construction at Mobile’s Brookley Aeroplex – like the mythical phoenix – is rising from ashes of dreams. ...

The Greater Auto Sector

They make car seats, car doors, braking systems, headlights, gaskets and more.  If it’s a component of a modern...

Auf Wiedersehen, ThyssenKrupp Moi, Moien, Konnichiwa, Newcomers

Just six years after beginning work on two high-tech steel mills at the Mobile-Washington county line, German industrial giant ThyssenKrupp has sold...

Boeing Moves into Redstone Gateway

Boeing also made news at the close of 2013 by being the first to move into Redstone Gateway, the massive new multi-use...

Headlines Review of 2013

JANUARY 2013 Philly Fed predicts economic gains Transocean agrees to $1.4 billion payout BP agrees to $4 billion criminal...

Watch What You Say about Your Own Business

Greg Aziz, chairman of Canadian rail car maker National Steel Car, was indicted by a Colbert County grand jury on securities...

Watch What You Say about Your Competitors

The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld a $7.5 million verdict in a slander lawsuit between the owners of two competing car dealerships. ...

EADS Retreats from U.S. Military

If EADS hadn’t set its sights on a share of the massive U.S. defense budget, officials with the European Aeronautics Defence &...

Going for Boeing

For more than 50 years, Boeing Co. has been a major player in Alabama’s space and defense industry — designing and building for...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

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.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.