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Soaring on a Southern Wind

Airbus jet components are created in plants across Europe, make their way by ocean liner to Mobile and are assembled by skilled workers...

Investment-Grade Porsche Brokers

Thomas Trissl wanted to do something fun after he sold his first flooring company in Florence. Three years ago, he partnered with Jason...

Mercedes Evolution

For more than a year, the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) automotive assembly plant in Vance has experienced shifts in branding, product offerings...

Peak Year in Lincoln

It will happen. The big reveal. On Sunday, Feb. 7. The Japan-based Honda Motor Co. says that on that day, in a...

Toyota Maxes Engine Output

With speed and precision, the workers at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama (TMMAL) in Huntsville assemble engines for several of the brand’s cars and...

New Elantra Maintains Hyundai Momentum

In 2015, a decade after workers at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery assembled their first vehicle, they celebrated the completion...

Big Mover on the Rivers

For 75 years, the boats and barges of Parker Towing Co. have plied the rivers of Middle America, much of the time...

Commercial Jet Restores Wiregrass Aircraft Industry

The Wiregrass reversed one of its biggest job setbacks almost overnight, with an aircraft enterprise that’s bigger and better than the one that flew away.

Spaceship Landing Zone

For decades, space vehicles have been designed and built in Alabama, but launched and landed elsewhere, usually in Florida or California....

Lynchpin I-22 Nears Completion

More than a year ago, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) announced the final few miles of future Interstate 22’s connection to Birmingham...

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.