Manufacturing and Distribution

Chicken a la Cubana

Americans love chicken — no surprise here — especially white meat, consuming an average of more than 80 pounds per person per year....

Craft Beer Rolls Over the State Line

Like a frothy draft creeping over the edge of a cold mug, Alabama’s fledgling brewery business is beginning to expand beyond the confines...

Flashback: Mississippi Breaks Past Alabama into Automaking

Big stakes sour grapes were the subject of “Why Not Drop the Big One?” — a feature in the February 2001 issue of Business...

Custom Engineering Solutions for Manufacturers

Back when they were students at the University of Alabama’s School of Engineering, Arnar Thors says he and Matt Fitzgerald often collaborated on...

The Nuts and Bolts of High Flying

When the conversation turns to Alabama’s long involvement in the world-changing aerospace industry, big final assembly manufacturers like Boeing, Lockheed, Airbus...

New Star in Alabama Aerospace Cluster

Outside of the aeronautics, do you know what the Wright Brothers, the Spirit of St. Louis and every U.S. Space program...

Directing Rapid Gun Growth

George Kollitides is chairman and CEO of Remington Outdoor Co. Inc., the world’s largest firearms and ammunition manufacturer and Alabama’s most recent...

The Weld That Came in from the Cold

In a closed, secret city, the Cold War prepared to heat up as Russian scientists quietly developed powerful technology intended to...

Front Line in a Trade War with China – Leeds, Alabama

It would have been entirely possible for Leeds-based M&B Hangers to be an importer now instead of a manufacturer of steel wire garment...

Taking Chicken Carbon Neutral

Davis Lee understands the challenges of the poultry industry. He raised chickens as a boy growing up in North Carolina in the ’40s...

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