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Manufacturing in Alabama and the Current Environment

This is part of a continuing series of commentaries by Alabama business and community leaders about the coronavirus crisis.

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.

Big Manufacturers Host Women in Manufacturing

Three of Alabama's largest manufacturers next week kick off a series of workshops in Huntsville aimed at engaging more women to pursue careers in...

Three Major Expansions in Auburn

Auburn saw three manufacturers this week announce major expansions totaling $52.8 million. Borbet Group Alabama is investing $23.9 million and creating 25 new jobs over...

Multi-Billion Investment in Alabama, Mittal Tells Trump

Lakshmi Mittal, chairman of one of the world's largest steel companies, ArcelorMittal, says his company is preparing to make a multi-billion-dollar investment at its...

Advancements at GE Appliances Culminates in 255 New Jobs

GE Appliances has unveiled its $125 million investment at its refrigeration plant in Decatur. The investment boosted production capacity by 25 percent and ensures...

Gestamp Alabama Building Expansion Completed

Gestamp Alabama has expanded by 140,000 square feet at its plant in McCalla, which opened just two years ago. Gestamp designs, develops and manufactures metal...

Write Down from China Trade War

Austrian textile company Lenzing Group has a big factory in Mobile, Alabama, as well as one in Nanjing, China, 300 miles from the city...

International Paper Recognized for 17th Year by Fortune

International Paper has been named to Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies for a 17th year. The listing takes into account a company’s ability...

Barbour County Factory Tapped for $50M Investment

Like a rubber ball, latex production in Barbour County has definitely seen its ups and downs over the years, with local officials heralding good...

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