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Ideas From Alabama Edisons

Virtually everything we consider essential to daily life started with an idea. There’s a fine line between crazy and ingenious, yet some of the craziest inventions turned into products that […]

Intergraph: Software Victories and Avocent: a Golden Gizmo

Intergraph Hardware Wars to Software Victories In the late ’80s, Intergraph Corp. was the premiere high tech company in Alabama, even before high tech was perceived as a sector unto […]

Hands-On Soulful Designs

No place fits the proverb, “necessity is the mother of invention” better than Hale County in west-central Alabama. It’s here in the fertile Black Belt soil that Auburn University’s internationally […]

Port at Mobile is a Kew Factor in World Commerce

What do planes, trains and automobiles have in common? They all rely on the port at Mobile to help them move what needs to be moved. Whether it’s a massive […]

Potato Chips Raise the Bar

It all started with two men and a sack of potatoes. In 1923 from the basement of a Birmingham Hills Grocery Store, Mose Lischkoff and Frank Mosher concocted a kettle-cooked […]

Where Rockets are Born

There are different ways to say what United Launch Alliance’s 864 employees in Decatur do every day. Some might say that they use aluminum plates and stainless steel to build […]

Who’s Your Fiduciary? Who’s Your Daddy?

When it comes to our hard-earned cash, we’re more on the ball and have a tighter grip on our financial future since the Great Recession began in 2008, according to […]

Garden Green Hospital for the Army

For Turner Construction Co., the mission is clear — build a new facility to replace the U.S. Army’s aging Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Ga., that has been […]

Copyright Laws and Architectural Works

In the competitive world of moderately priced, residential community construction, a homebuyer might be excused for thinking, “Seen one. Seen ’em all.” With structural elements dictated by industry standards and […]

Hospital in Maine Completed by Alabama Construction and Engineering Firm

With the words “Building With Purpose” on its website, the Alabama construction and engineering firm Robins & Morton has just completed work on a new, $300 million, state-of-the-art regional hospital […]

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