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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.
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.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
Toyota vehicle electrification

Toyota Investing $383M In EV Growth Across Four States

Engine, casting investment across Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee will further Toyota’s vehicle electrification efforts.
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.
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.
Alabama Port Authority

Alabama Port Authority To Build ICTF Facility In Montgomery

The inland container intermodal transfer facility (ICTF) will extend intermodal rail service from the Port of Mobile to support regional growth in manufacturing, retail, distribution, and agribusiness sectors.
Fetch Rewards Birmingham, Alabama

Fetch Rewards To Create 200 Jobs In Alabama

Consumer rewards app Fetch Rewards will invest over $1 million to open a new office and support hub in Birmingham, AL.
HWI Alabama One AL1

HarbisonWalker International Investing $25M To Create Alabama One

HWI will convert its closed Fairfield, AL plant into an advanced refractories manufacturing hub for southern U.S. steelmakers.

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.
Alabama rail projects

Alabama Launches $231M Rail Project Program

A $231.6M program of rail projects has been proposed to upgrade economic development infrastructure in central and southern Alabama.
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.
J.M. Smucker Co. Uncrustables

J.M. Smucker Co. Picks Alabama For $1.1B Uncrustables Facility

A new $1.2 billion Jefferson County, AL facility will be dedicated to production of Smucker’s fast-growing Uncrustables sandwiches, and create 750 jobs.
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.
Agribusiness

Locations For The Agribusiness Industry: Setting The Table

The USDA is adding ethanol and whiskey to its annual tally of agricultural products, with U.S. exports expected to outpace imports by nearly $20 billion.
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.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
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.
Li-Cycle

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

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.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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