Manufacturing and Distribution

Austal USA begins work on its first steel ship

T-ATS 11 is the first of several ships planned for the U.S. Coast Guard being built on Austal's new steel line.

Wiese USA expands into Alabama

Wiese USA, a materials handling equipment company, is expanding into Alabama and north Florida

Austal lands potential $3.3 billion contract

The U.S. Coast Guard awarded Austal USA, based in Mobile, a contract worth a potential $3.3 billion for the design and construction of up to 11 offshore patrol cutters

Austal steels the ships

Mobile shipbuilder, long a provider of aluminum ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, opens second line to make steel vessels.

Hanwha Solutions sets to work on Shell hydrogen refueling infrastructure

High-pressure tanks from the Hanwha Cimarron facility in Opelika will support California’s effort to decarbonize its energy use.

Largest Manufacturers 2022

A listing of Alabama's largest manufacturers, ranked by the number of employees. Among Alabama's largest manufacturers is Anniston Army Depot.

Austal USA wins $128 million dry dock contract

Austal USA has been awarded a $128 million contract to design and build an auxiliary dry dock for the U.S. Navy.

Master Boat Builders wins contract for tug

Master Boat Builders has been awarded a contract for a 4,000-ton tug for PNE Marine Holdings Inc. It will serve as a sister ship to the tug Polaris.

Outokumpu makes emission-minimized stainless steel

Stainless steel producer Outokumpu has introduced its newest product, emission-minimized stainless steel called Circle Green.

Fontaine awarded $38 million Army contract

Springville-based Fontaine Commercial Trailer Inc. has been awarded a $38 million contract from the U.S. Army to procure 25-ton semi-trailers.

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