Manufacturing and Distribution

Building for Building Planes

The massive hangar now under construction at Mobile’s Brookley Aeroplex – like the mythical phoenix – is rising from ashes of dreams. ...

Alabama's Gateway to World Commerce

What do planes, trains and automobiles have in common? They all rely on the port at Mobile to help them move what...

Top Crunch of Millions Turns 90

It all started with two men and a sack of potatoes. In 1923 from the basement of a Birmingham Hills Grocery Store, ...

Refreshment Reformation

Located in Birmingham, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United is the third largest Coca-Cola bottler in North America and the largest privately held Coca-Cola...

Alabama Crops in the Shipping News

The number of farms in Alabama may be dwindling — the state was home to only 43, 000 farms in 2007, down...

Robots Making Warheads

The long, flat trolley-like device creeps toward a group of visitors on the shop floor of Raytheon’s new Missile Integration Facility at...

Coming Soon to an Economy Near You

GE led the list of companies that took a public relations hit in recent months for shipping income to offshore tax shelters and...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.