$600M Beverage Complex Planned In Alabama

Owned and operated by Manna Beverages & Ventures, the beverage park will create 280 new jobs in Montgomery, AL.

Manna Capital Partners’ investment will generate a significant economic impact on the region, creating careers and opportunities for residents and entrepreneurs.

“As a community committed to closing the racial wealth gap, Montgomery is proud to partner with an entity like Manna Beverages & Ventures,” said Mayor Steven L. Reed. “Not only will they be an asset to world-class brand owners, but they will continue to invest in sustainability and impact-oriented opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses.”

ISA Corp. To Manufacture Latex Gloves In Geneva County

In a multimillion-dollar project, Oregon-based ISA Corp. will open a production facility in Geneva County, AL. The nitrile and latex glove manufacturer will create 80 jobs over two years at the rural Alabama location. The new venture, dubbed ISA Alabama Corp., will be located in a 45,000-square-foot speculative building in the Geneva County Industrial Park in Hartford. The company expects to be in operation in the third quarter of 2023.

ISA Corp. Hartford Alabama
Oregon-based ISA Corp. plans to open a production facility in Hartford, creating 80 jobs in rural Alabama.

The project was made possible through the support of many organizations at the state and regional levels, as well as assistance from utilities, according to ISA Alabama Corp. President John Feusner. Organizations involved include Alabama Department of Commerce, AIDT, the Alabama Department of Transportation, the Wiregrass Economic Development Corp. and the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce/Grow Dothan. Local government entities, including the cities of Hartford, Dothan and Enterprise, were also involved.

“These organizations worked hard as a team, and we are very pleased to be growing our business in ‘Sweet Home Alabama,’” Feusner commented.

“The Geneva County Commission has worked very hard to put the economic pieces together by establishing the Geneva County Industrial Park and then adding the new 45,000-square-foot speculative building so that we could position our area for opportunities,” said Geneva County Commission Chairman Toby Seay.

The spec building resulted from a partnership with PowerSouth and the Wiregrass Electric Cooperative, according to Seay.

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“We are pleased to welcome ISA Alabama Corp. to Geneva County, the Wiregrass region and the state of Alabama. This project is further proof of the tremendous collaboration of regional teamwork working with ISA Alabama at the state, regional and local levels,” said Canfield. “ISA Alabama represents the best in latex product manufacturing and will be a great addition to Alabama’s diverse manufacturing base and will be a premiere employer in Southeast Alabama.”