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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...

Fashion Forward in Florence

OnPoint Manufacturing is reviving the U.S. apparel industry in one of its craters — a city rich with sewing talent and now transformed by technology.

Ascend Expands Decatur Plastics Plant

Ascend Performance Materials has announced the construction of cogeneration units and expansion of adiponitrile capacity at its Decatur facility. The $175 million project will reduce...

SSAB Aims for Fossil-Free Steel

Steelmaker SSAB Americas has announced plans to turn to fossil-free steel production by 2026. The firm, based in Sweden, operates mills in Alabama and...

Advanced Manufacturer Opens Major Expansion

Longleaf Machining, a leading advanced manufacturing company in south Alabama, began operations last week of a major expansion facility — a six-axis, computer numerically...

Samuel Associated Tube Group Announces Expansion

Samuel Associated Tube Group has announced plans to invest $29 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson County. The company, which manufactures...

Aerospace Pioneer Expands Alabama Plant

Proof of Alabama's rapid rise in aerospace manufacturing was furthered last week with an additional $40 million investment by Carpenter Technology at the $500...

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