Jefferson County

Resource pages for "Jefferson County"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


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.
business and industrial parks

Business And Industrial Parks: There’s No Place Like Home

Operators of business and industrial parks realize that they need to offer more of everything to attract new their sites.
Quadrant Magnetics Kentucky

Quadrant Building $95M Magnet Manufacturing Facility In Kentucky

New $95 million Quadrant magnet manufacturing facility will create 200 jobs in Louisville, KY, provide rare-earth magnets for electric vehicle motors.
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.
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.
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.
Landing , Birmingham, 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.
Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods Investing $48M In Arkansas Expansion

Arkansas-based Tyson Foods will create nearly 70 jobs with the expansion of its Pine Bluff, AR poultry plant. 
Speedway Motors, Kearneysville, WV

Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center

The manufacturer, retailer, and distributor of automotive parts and racing products will bring 25 new jobs to Kearneysville, WV.
Birmingham, 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. 
food processing

Food Processing: The Good And The Bad Of It

Two current upward trends show us how consumers are responding to both the power of plants and the power of panic with the demand for food.
Watertown, NY

EZ STAK Continues Growth In Upstate New York

The company's new 75,000-square-foot Watertown facility will provide increased space for manufacturing, powder-coating, assembly, shipping and receiving, upfitting trailers, and a customer showroom/training center.
global investment

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.
Armor Plastics

ATV Parts Manufacturer To Launch Operations In Indiana

Armor Plastics, a new plastic coating company, will invest $13.4 million to revitalize a vacant industrial site in Madison, IN.
Colorado

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs.
GE Appliances

GE Appliances Plans $200M Investment In Kentucky

The expansion of the company’s Louisville manufacturing facilities will create 400 new jobs and boost dishwasher and laundry production.
Jefferson City, TN

Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant

The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years.
Appling, GA

Amazon To Create 1,500 Jobs At First Alabama Fulfillment Center

The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.
Birmingham

Healthcare Tech Startup Expanding Alabama Headquarters

Pack Health will create 175 jobs over the next four years as part of its downtown Birmingham, AL expansion.
Birmingham AL

Autocar Chooses Alabama For $120M Investment

The new heavy truck assembly operation will create 749 jobs at a 1 million square-foot plant in Birmingham, AL.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 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 15, 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: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

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.