Top Headlines: Auburn lands manufacturing plant, Reid Jones named CEO of UAB Medicine

Revere Plastics selects Auburn for manufacturing plant
Revere Plastics Systems, a leading manufacturer of highly engineered plastic injection molded parts and assemblies, selected Auburn Technology Park North to house its first Southeast operations, with plans to employ 120 associates over the next three years in Alabama. — Area Development

Reid Jones named CEO of UAB Medicine
Reid Jones has been named CEO of UAB Medicine. Jones, who has been chief operating officer of the UAB Health System since 2013, assumes the duties of CEO of UAB Medicine as Will Ferniany, Ph.D., takes on the roles of CEO of the UAB Health System/Ascension St. Vincent’s alliance, established July 1, and the UAB Health System Authority, formed earlier this year under the University of Alabama Board of Trustees. — UAB News

Huntsville Hospital tops out Orthopedic & Spine Tower
Robins & Morton and Huntsville Hospital recently announced that the hospital’s new Orthopedic & Spine Tower officially reached its structural completion. The milestone signifies that the 375,000-square-foot tower now stands at its ultimate height – 150 feet – at the corner of downtown Huntsville’s Gallatin Street and St. Clair Avenue, occupying the entire city block. — Press Release

Teledyne Technologies’ subsidiary awarded $6M contract
Northrop Grumman awarded a $6 million contract to Teledyne Brown Engineering, subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies, to manufacture the first production unit of the Surface-to-Surface Missile Module for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship. — Seeking Alpha

Alabama only state not investigating Google for antitrust violations
Alabama is the only state in the U.S. that is not investigating Google now that California has reportedly joined 48 other states in opening an antitrust into the massive online search engine. — Daily Caller

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Carnival Fantasy sold, heading to scrapyard
The Carnival Fantasy has been sold and will soon be heading to her final resting place in a scrapyard in Izmir, Turkey. Earlier this year, Carnival announced that Fantasy would be leaving the Gulf Coast port of Mobile, Alabama, to be replaced by Carnival Fascination in January 2022. — Cruise Radio

Musk net worth $70.5 billion as Tesla stock quadruples
With Tesla Inc.’s stock on a seemingly unstoppable rise, Elon Musk is poised to collect the second portion of his pay award, worth $2.4 billion. The electric car company’s shares have more than quadrupled this year and ballooned Musk’s net worth to $70.5 billion, making him the seventh-richest person on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He says he plans to invest his earnings in his private space ventures, including SpaceX, which has operations in Huntsville.  — Auto News

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