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Alabama scores high in Business Facilities ranking as ‘rising automotive powerhouse’
Made In Alabama
Posted on July 24, 2013
Expanding production in Alabama’s auto industry means the state is “coming on strong as a rising automotive powerhouse,” according to a new Business Facilities ranking.
The publication, which targets site consultants and economic developers, ranked Alabama No. 2 in its annual state Automotive Manufacturing Strength ranking, up from No. 7 in the previous year. The state’s auto industry had a record year in 2012, producing more than 880,000 vehicles — a figure that is likely to be eclipsed this year.
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