Alabama: Soaring To New Heights
In Alabama, aerospace, aviation, and defense firms continue to expand, while “down to earth” industries also grow.
Agribusiness Locations: Feeding The Future
To meet the needs of a growing global population with efficient operations, agribusiness firms look for locations with ready resources.
Looking To A Healthy Future
Significant population shifts, the pandemic, and Industry innovations are shaping the site decisions healthcare and medical device companies are making.
FedEx Ground, Lockheed Martin Expanding In Alabama
FedEx Ground will invest $52 million in Montgomery; Lockheed Martin will invest $16.5 million in Huntsville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities
Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.
U.S. Space Command Headquarters Headed To Huntsville
Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.
Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin
Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.
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.
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.
Renewable Energy: Shifting The Balance Of Power
EIA’s Energy Outlook 2020 forecasts a rapid decline of coal and nuclear power in this decade, the continuing expansion of renewables and the growth of U.S. exports of oil and gas.
Orlando No. 1 In Business Climate, Dallas Is Top Millennial Magnet
Orlando, FL has the Best Business Climate among large cities and Dallas tops the leaderboard of Millennial Magnets in BF's 16th Annual Rankings Report.
HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus Scales Up To Fight COVID-19
The world-class biotech research hub in Huntsville, AL has marshalled its resources to fight the pandemic, with increased lab space.
Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama
Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.
Navistar To Invest $125 Million In Alabama
The commercial truck and bus manufacturer’s expansion will bring an additional 145 jobs to Huntsville, AL.
Alabama Lands $110M DaikyoNishikawa Manufacturing Facility
The Japanese auto parts manufacturer selected Huntsville, AL for its first U.S. facility, and will create 380 jobs at the new assembly plant.