CGI IT Delivery Center Marks 10 Years in Troy; USS Mobile to be Commissioned in May

Delivery center marks 10 years in Troy
CGI’s IT delivery center is marking its first decade in Troy. The center employs 285 people and has partnered with the state of Alabama, Pike County, the City of Troy, Pike Development Corporation, Troy University and other academic institutions. CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services in the world.  – Cision 

USS Mobile to be commissioned in May
The USS Mobile, a Navy ship built in the Mobile shipyard of Austel USA, will be commissioned in the city on May 22 at 10 a.m. It will be the fifth Navy ship to honor Mobile, dating back to 1862. Home port for the USS Mobile will be Naval Base San Diego, California.  – Mirage News

Birmingham startup gets $10 million in funding
The tech startup Copysmith has secured $10 million in funding from Harmony Ventures Labs and PSG Equity. Copysmith creates content, specifically digital ads, product descriptions and other information that can integrate with online platforms. –

Opportunity Alabama creates OPAL Fund
Opportunity Alabama has created the OPAL Fund — a qualified opportunity fund formed to invest in real estate projects that meet community needs and build wealth for people traditionally underrepresented in investing.

Imperial Dade upgrades space in Baldwin County
Imperial Dade, a distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies, plans to move into a new 220,000-square-foot logistics hub developed and owned by I-10/Gulf Coast Logistics Center.

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