Manufacturing and Distribution

Austal USA begins work on $91M contract

Works starts on first of three U.S. Navy Landing Craft Utility at Austal USA's Mobile shipyard.

Austal rejects Hanwha takeover bid

Australian shipbuilder Austal, whose Austal USA is headquartered in Mobile, rejected a $662 million takeover offer from Hanwha Ocean of South Korea

Electric vehicles and unionization prominent issues for Mercedes

There haven’t been many major announcements coming out of the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International plant in Vance recently in regards to production output or facility...

Chart Industries expands in Mobile County

Chart Industries new plant in Theodore will make super-size cryogenic tanks.

Angels & Company’s clothing line stitches Monroeville’s past and present

Angels & Company in Monroeville draws upon the experience of seamstresses in the area to make its heirloom children's clothing

Honda Alabama produces new products and packages

The Alabama plant began producing the all-new Pilot and Pilot TrailSport models, and opened a post-production plant to add accessories to its vehicles.

American Cast Iron project selected by U.S. Department of Energy for award

American Cast Iron Pipe Co. is investing $185.4 million in its Next Generation Melt Project, set to be complete in 2027.

Birmingham Fastener expands into Mexico

Alabama-headquartered Birmingham Fastener is opening a facility in Querétaro City, its first location outside the U.S.

Autocar continues to innovate in Alabama

Autocar has been manufacturing vocational trucks for 125 years, adapting to the market as it changed — most recently adding EV components.

Specification Rubber expands with new warehouse

Specification Rubber Products has aquired a 120,000-square-foot warehouse that sits on 16 acres in Pelham.

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