Alabama Department of Commerce
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Alabama Department of Commerce articles below.
Alabama Graphite Products LLC will invest an initial $80 million to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, AL.
The expansion will include a global headquarters for Discovery Life Sciences, and laboratory and greenhouse space for HudsonAlpha’s Center for Plant Science and Sustainable Agriculture.
PCA’s three-year project will convert a paper machine at its mill in Clarke County, AL to produce linerboard used for corrugated packaging.
The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills.
Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL.
CN is collaborating with Alabama Export Railroad and Ray-Mont Logistics to launch the first phase of a new, high-tech logistics park in Mobile, AL.
The two new delivery stations will create hundreds of new jobs in the metro Birmingham region.
The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area.
MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility.
The met coal producer will build a new barge load-out facility to support its expanding metallurgical coal mining operation in Walker County, AL.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with biopharm company Altimmune for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.
Scientists and researchers in Alabama are engaged in the global effort to stem threats posed by the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.
Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems will expand its industrial operation in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park, creating 60 jobs in Dallas County.
CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County.
The project will expand production capacity at the company’s Decatur, AL manufacturing facility and construct energy cogeneration units at the site.
The company will new establish a state-of-the-art grain storage and distribution facility in Attalla, AL.
Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.
The interior automotive parts supplier will invest over $15 million and create 90 new jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Gadsden, AL.
The Japanese auto parts manufacturer selected Huntsville, AL for its first U.S. facility, and will create 380 jobs at the new assembly plant.
The company’s Naheola, AL mill will be the location for a new tissue machine and roll storage building to support the company's consumer bath tissue business.
The automotive supplier will invest more than $50 million to build a new manufacturing facility in the Breeding North Industrial Park in Athens, AL.
The new assembly line will allow Airbus to accelerate production of its A220 passenger jet and will increase its Mobile workforce by over 430 employees.
Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL that will employ 150 workers after three years.
A partnership between Japanese auto giants Mazda and Toyota brings a $1.6-billion automotive assembly plant to the Huntsville, AL region.
The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.
The expansion project will add more than 50,000 square feet at Honda Alabama’s Line 2 operations in Talladega County.
The company will add 255 new jobs at its refrigerator plant in Decatur, AL.
The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.
Electro Optic Systems will locate its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility in Huntsville, AL, creating as many as 100 jobs in the first year.
The $33 million investment will result in 86 new jobs at the company's Montgomery, AL facility.
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