Manufacturing and Distribution

Historical Alabama: Turning metal into motors

The information for this photo says that “engine pistons by the thousands are shipped each day from Ford Motor Company’s new aluminum castings plant...

Austal launches ship repair facility

Austal USA, which has been building military ships for 20 years in Mobile, has opened a ship repair facility and is already attracting business.The...

Master Boat Builders constructing new tugboats

Master Boat Builders will build two new tugboats at its Coden shipyard for Bay Houston Towing Co. of Houston, Texas.

Mitternight Industries collaborates on DOE fusion project

Mitternight Industries is partnering with KVA Stainless on developing a new welding process for the U.S. Department of Energy. The project is funded by...

Humminbird announces expansion in Eufaula

Marine electronics maker Humminbird has announced plans for a major expansion in Eufaula. The firm, a division of Johnson Outdoors, plans to add 77...

Murdaugh named president of Austal USA

Rusty Murdaugh, who has been serving as interim president at Austal USA, has been named president.Murdaugh joined the Mobile shipbuilder in 2017 as chief...

HGR opens industrial equipment warehouse in Birmingham

HGR Industrial Surplus, based in the Cleveland area, has announced plans to open an industrial equipment warehouse in Birmingham.Up until now, HGR has served...
ThyssenKrupp’s Coil Processing Plant

ThyssenKrupp’s Coil Processing Plant expansion completed

Birmingham-based Doster Construction Company has completed an expansion to ThyssenKrupp’s Coil Processing Plant in Woodstock.
Aerial view of facility.

MTC Logistics earns industry honors

MTC Logistics has been honored by business-to-business publication Food Logistics for its role in keeping the global food chain moving.

The Hiller Companies acquires fire control company

The Hiller Companies has purchased Carolina Fire Control Inc., headquartered in Concord, North Carolina.Founded by John and Jeff Sossoman in 1989, CFC specializes in...

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