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Honda Alabama opens $16 million customization facility

LINCOLN, Alabama — Honda has launched a new facility at its Alabama Auto Plant that is dedicated to the installation of accessory option packages on its vehicles. The $16 million, 66,000-square-foot Post-Production Option facility will house a program that outfits the automaker’s light-truck lineup...

Written by Dawn Azok

Toyota Alabama launches $49 million solar project for engine plant

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Toyota Alabama’s engine manufacturing facility will soon be relying on the sun to generate over 70% of its power needs thanks to a 168-acre, $49 million solar project announced today. At a press briefing this morning, Toyota Alabama, Toyota Tsusho America...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Ivey launches ‘Game Plan’ package of economic development bills

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey today launched her plan for Alabama’s continued economic success, The Game Plan, a proposed package of four economic development bills that will strengthen the state’s competitiveness for job-creating projects. Governor Ivey was joined by top leadership of the Alabama...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama Germany Partnership marks 25 years of advancing ‘special relationship’

PRATTVILLE, Alabama — The Alabama Germany Partnership (AGP) marked a milestone Thursday night with an event that celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding and recognized German companies that are growing in the state with new investments. The AGP, a non-profit member-based organization established...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama’s 2022 projects to inject record $10.1 billion in new investment

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Economic development activity in Alabama generated $10.1 billion in new capital investment during 2022, a new annual record and another indicator of strength in the state’s economy. Governor Kay Ivey announced today that the 2022 Alabama Economic Development Impact Report, compiled...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Epsilon Industries plans Alabama manufacturing facility with 180 jobs

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Canada-based Epsilon Industries, a manufacturer of modular construction systems, plans to open a production facility in Tuscaloosa through a project that will create 180 jobs, according to the Tuscaloosa County Economic Development Authority (TCEDA). TCEDA announced Thursday that Epsilon will invest...

Written by Jerry Underwood

‘Made in Alabama’ brand marks 10 years of sharing state success stories

The Alabama Department of Commerce’s “Made in Alabama” brand is marking its 10th anniversary, a significant milestone for a long-lasting state marketing campaign that helped propel a robust period of economic development. Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield launched the “Made in Alabama" brand at a...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Medical device maker to add 30 jobs with growth project in Houston County

DOTHAN, Alabama — Global Resources International and its subsidiary Advanced Product Solutions (GRI-APS) plan to create 30 jobs in the Houston County community of Columbia through a $1.6 million expansion project at a facility there. GRI-APS will utilize a former 40,750-square-foot Russell Corp. building...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Sunbelt Solomon plans Alabama transformer repair and service facility

ELBA, Alabama — Sunbelt Solomon Services, one of the world’s largest providers of commercial and industrial electrical distribution equipment, plans to open a facility in Coffee County to repair and recycle electrical transformers, according to Governor Kay Ivey. Sunbelt Solomon will invest over $5...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama firm on trade mission strikes partnership with Australian company

MELBOURNE, Australia — Alabama-based Cummings Aerospace announced today that it plans to team with an Australian company to develop defense technology solutions that would be produced and distributed in Australia. Cummings Aerospace, headquartered in Huntsville, is among six state firms participating this week in...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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