Alabama Department of Commerce

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Alabama aerospace

Alabama: Soaring To New Heights

In Alabama, aerospace, aviation, and defense firms continue to expand, while “down to earth” industries also grow.
Hyundai Mobis Alabama

Hyundai Mobis, Beyond Gravity Growing In Alabama

Hyundai Mobis will create 400 jobs at a new EV battery plant; Beyond Gravity will double production for rocket parts, creating 200 jobs.
Manna Montgomery Alabama

$600M Beverage Complex Planned In Alabama

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

Alabama Forest Products Companies To Invest $92M, Create 70+ Jobs

In Dothan, AL, SmartLam North America will invest $62 million in a new glulam manufacturing facility and Peak Renewables will build a $30 million wood pellet production plant.
Canfor Alabama

Canfor To Invest $210M In New Southern Alabama Sawmill Complex

The forest products company's new facility will provide a new, modern work environment for approximately 130 employees.

Medical Products, Cabinet Manufacturers Expand In Alabama

Global Resources International will create 110 new jobs in Houston County, Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million expansion in Oxford.
OMS Fayette Alabama

O’Neal Manufacturing Services To Invest $5.5M In Northwest Alabama

Carbon steel and aluminum parts maker OMS will create 70 jobs in Fayette, while Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will add 76 jobs In Birmingham.
Lockheed Martin

FedEx Ground, Lockheed Martin Expanding In Alabama

FedEx Ground will invest $52 million in Montgomery; Lockheed Martin will invest $16.5 million in Huntsville.
Shinhwa Auburn Alabama

Shinhwa To Invest $78M In Alabama Expansion

The South Korea-based auto parts supplier will create 42 jobs with its second facility in the Auburn Technology Park West.
Novelis Baldwin County

Expanding Manufacturers To Create 2,000 Jobs In Alabama

In Alabama, Novelis will create 1,000 jobs at a new $2.5B aluminum mill in Baldwin County; Airbus will add 1,000 jobs in Mobile.
Cerrowire Alabama

Cerrowire Begins $100M Expansion Project In Alabama

Copper building wire manufacturer Cerrowire will create more than 130 jobs at its new facility at the Morgan Center Business Park in Hartselle, AL.
Hyundai Alabama Electric Vehicles

Hyundai Will Add First EVs To Alabama Production Lineup

With a $300 million investment, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) will begin building electric vehicles and create 200 jobs at its Montgomery plant.
Bibb County, AL

Mercedes-Benz, Niagara Bottling Growing Jobs, Investment In Alabama

Mercedes-Benz celebrates the opening of its new Woodstock, AL EV battery factory, while Niagara Bottling plans a new $112 million investment in Opelika.
Bonnie Plants

Greenhouse Facilities, Real Estate Firms Expand In Alabama

Bonnie Plants unveiled its expanded greenhouse facilities in Bullock County; Real estate firms plan $1 million Alabama headquarters.

FGP Holding Investing $20M In Alabama Expansion

The private label frozen novelties manufacturer's new production facility in Mobile will create approximately 200 new jobs over three years.
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
Hanwha Cimarron, Opelika, AL

Alabama: Hanwha Cimarron Puts $130 Million Plant In Opelika

The new facility in Northeast Opelika Industrial Park will produce carbon fiber-wrapped, high-pressure storage tanks.
Amazon Alabama

Amazon Expands In Alabama With Four New Operational Sites

Amazon is set to open new facilities in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Montgomery, creating more than 900 full-time jobs in Alabama.
MTC Logistics

MTC Logistics Opens $61 Million Cargo Hub In Alabama

MTC's new Mobile, AL, facility will lead to the creation of 75 jobs, has potential for further growth in future.
Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Opens Alabama Facility For Next-Gen Missile Work

Northrop Grumman is adding 500 more workers in Huntsville, AL as it expands its work on a next-generation ICBM project.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.