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 articles below.
In response to COVID-19, business leaders in Birmingham, AL created #BhamStrong, a new initiative that offers agile, fast-response solutions to problems caused by the pandemic.
Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with biopharm company Altimmune for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.
Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems will expand its industrial operation in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park, creating 60 jobs in Dallas County.
Industrial customers across 16 states developed 54 new and 23 expanded rail-served commercial projects which are expected to create more than 1,160 jobs.
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.
Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.
Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.
Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.
The interior automotive parts supplier will invest over $15 million and create 90 new jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Gadsden, AL.
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 January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.
New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.
Alabama is the state with the Best Business Climate and Nevada is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report, released this week.
Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.
The grant from the Alabama Power Foundation will help HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology introduce bioinformatics to students across the state.
The Crimson Tide is rolling, big time, and now it’s brought in our top honor: Alabama is BF’s 2015 State of the Year.
At least one local business owner wasn't surprised that Alabama took the top spot in Business Facilities’ 2015 State of the Year Award, according to a January 4 newscast from ABC News affiliate WAAY 31.
Auto supplier Kamtek will invest $530 million and create 350 jobs in an expansion of its Birmingham, AL operation that includes opening a new aluminum casting facility to meet automaker demands for lighter parts.