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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...

Top 10 Largest Manufacturers in Jefferson County

1,400—American Cast Iron Pipe Co. ACIPCO, of Birmingham, was founded in 1905. The company makes ductile iron pipe, hydrants and valves and spiral-welded steel pipe. 970—U.S....

Biggest U.S. Pallet Maker Adds Bay Wood to its Stack

PalletOne Inc., America’s largest new pallet manufacturer, recently announced the purchase of Bay Wood Products Inc., a pallet and crate manufacturing business located in...

Smart Apparel Manufacturer Gets Smarter

The world apparel industry used to be between 28th and 38th Street, midtown New York City. Today, like the internet, it could be almost anywhere. Anywhere...

AL Fares OK in Georgia-Pacific Reshuffle, LA Walloped

Alabama is a comparative winner among Southern states in the major restructuring announced by Georgia-Pacific at the beginning of the summer, and the biggest loser is Louisiana, especially considering tax incentives.

Simpson Door Chooses Birmingham for New Facility

Washington State-based Simpson Door Co. has opened a distribution and light manufacturing facility in Ensley. It’s the third location for Simpson Door, which was...

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