Manufacturing and Distribution

Aerial view of facility.

Wellborn Cabinet begins $15 million expansion

The Clay County facility will add a planer mill and paint facility, adding four buildings to the Ashland complex and growing by 2.2 million square feet.

Threaded Fasteners acquires Indiana company

Threaded Fasteners Inc. has acquired RTC Threaders, formerly Ruja Tooling Corp., based in Churubusco, Indiana.Headquartered in Mobile, Threaded Fasteners is an employee-owned company that...
Logistics Center groundbreaking

Ground broken for South Alabama Logistics Park

Mobile city, county and business officials broke ground Wednesday for the first phase of a 1,300-acre master-planned industrial and logistics park in south Mobile County.
Gravel at cement plant.

Cemex investing $6M in Brierfield aggregates plant

Materials from the plant, which is about an hour from Birmingham, will supply Cemex Ready Mix USA concrete operations in Tuscaloosa, Vance and Alabaster.

3M joins Water Resilience Coalition

3M announced today that it is joining the Water Resilience Coalition, an industry-led initiative of the United Nations aiming “to preserve the world’s freshwater resources and achieve a net positive water impact.”

New electric arc furnace going strong at U.S. Steel

Birmingham endured many hazy days of summer during its steel-making peak of the 1960s and ’70s. Back then, whenever stagnant air descended upon the...

The Wharf and Buffalo Rock donate to Secret Meals for Hungry Children

The Wharf, in Foley, and Buffalo Rock – Pepsi, in Birmingham, donated $10,000 to Alabama Credit Union’s Secret Meals for Hungry Children program. The...
Remington plant in Huntsville

Former Remington plant sells for $25 million

A 112-acre, three-building former Remington plant has sold for $25 million.NAI Chase Commercial Realty represented the sale of the Huntsville property to an unnamed...
Chris Jones, CEO and president of Westwater.

Podcast: Chris Jones on graphite processing and mining in Alabama

A recent Auburn University graduate, Zac Young discusses his company, how it got started and the competitions he’s already won.

First fully electric U.S. tugboat will be made in Alabama

The first fully electric U.S. tugboat will be built at an Alabama shipyard.Master Boat Builders in Coden will build the tugboat, designed by Crowley...

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