Manufacturing and Distribution

Smucker’s plant in McCalla on schedule for 2024 opening

The director of operations for the $1.1 billion J.M. Smucker plant planned for McCalla says construction is on target and the plant is hiring

Robins & Morton teams with Honda to test autonomous work vehicles

Honda's AWVs are designed to increase efficiency in transporting materials on the jobsite.

Trendco USA to build $43 million facility in Alabama

Trendco USA, a nitrile medical glove producer based in Columbia, South Carolina, will build a $32 million facility in Tuskegee

Tricon Wear Solutions acquired by Construction Forms

Birmingham-headquartered Tricon Wear Solutions has been acquired by Construction Forms Inc., a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital.

Mobile’s Core Industries plans $8.75M expansion

Core Industries has announced plans for an $8.75 million expansion to handle a new contract with CM Biomass

Enviva breaks ground for Epes pellet plant

Sumter County plant is expected to be operational next year and will have the capacity to produce 1.1 million metric tons of pellets annually.

Ultra Safe building microreactor assembly plant in Gadsden

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp., based in Seattle, Washington, plans to invest $232 million in a microreactor assembly plant in Gadsden

Cullman builder creates classroom safe room

Cullman manufacturer KT Construction Services, led by Kevin Thomas, turns classrooms into safe rooms.

Southwire to expand in Florence

Southwire, which manufactures cable and wire, is expanding its Florence facility, a project that will increase production capacity by 30% and create about 120 jobs

Aerojet Rocketdyne propels missiles, rockets and space vehicles

Long-time Huntsville manufacturer makes the systems that are key to the U.S.'s space and missile programs.

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