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


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

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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.

Canada’s Li-Cycle Plans EV Battery Recycling Facility In Alabama

Tuscaloosa facility will allow Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. to meet growing demand for lithium-ion battery recycling.

KBR Expanding In Alabama With New HQ, 160 Jobs

Defense contractor KBR will expand its operations with a new headquarters facility and retain its 1,100-person workforce in Huntsville, AL.

Hanwha Cimarron To Invest $130M In New Alabama Manufacturing Facility

Hanwha Cimarron will create 261 jobs at its new filament-wound carbon fiber tanks and pressure vessels manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL.

Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery

Maintaining its focus on the future, Alabama is regaining economic momentum for substantial growth.

Westwater Resources Plans First U.S. Graphite Processing Plant

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.

Landing Relocating HQ To Alabama

Fast-growing flexible apartment rental company Landing will move its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to Birmingham, AL, creating over 800 jobs.

HudsonAlpha Launches Expansion Project At Biotech Campus

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.

Packaging Corp. Of America Plans $440M Investment In Alabama

PCA’s three-year project will convert a paper machine at its mill in Clarke County, AL to produce linerboard used for corrugated packaging.

AIDT, Hyundai Team Up For Revolutionary Job Training

The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills.

Valeo North America Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL. 

Transportation Partners Team For New Logistics Park In Alabama

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.

Amazon Logistics Adding Two Delivery Stations In Alabama

The two new delivery stations will create hundreds of new jobs in the metro Birmingham region. 

Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro

The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area.

Wheel Pros Expanding In Alabama 

The aftermarket wheel supplier acquired the assets of an aluminum wheel manufacturing facility in Auburn, AL and plans to open a second U.S. operation there.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Investing Another $830M In Alabama 

MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility. 

SiO2 To Invest $163M In Alabama Expansion

In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

Warrior Met Coal Investing $50M In Alabama Expansion

The met coal producer will build a new barge load-out facility to support its expanding metallurgical coal mining operation in Walker County, AL.

UAB Teams With Biotech Firm To Test Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with biopharm company Altimmune for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.

Alabama Researchers Join Global Fight Against COVID-19

Scientists and researchers in Alabama are engaged in the global effort to stem threats posed by the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.

South Korean Auto Supplier Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems will expand its industrial operation in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park, creating 60 jobs in Dallas County.

Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion

The German automotive industry manufacturer will create 25 news jobs at its Auburn, AL operation. 

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Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

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