Canfor To Invest $210M In New Southern Alabama Sawmill Complex
The forest products company's new facility will provide a new, modern work environment for approximately 130 employees.
Expanding Manufacturers To Create 2,000 Jobs In Alabama
In Alabama, Novelis will create 1,000 jobs at a new $2.5B aluminum mill in Baldwin County; Airbus will add 1,000 jobs in Mobile.
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 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.
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.
Arlington and Alexandria, VA Tops In Business Climate
Arlington, VA is the top mid-sized metro and Alexandria, VA is the top small metro in the Best Business Climate category in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.
Coca-Cola Bottling Investing $48M In Alabama Expansion
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED will expand its existing Mobile, AL warehousing operations by 120,000 square feet.
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.
Airbus Begins A220 Production At Alabama Facility
The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.
Four Alabama Firms To Work On New Airbus Assembly Line
The new assembly line will allow Airbus to accelerate production of its A220 passenger jet and will increase its Mobile workforce by over 430 employees.
SSAB Investing $100M In Alabama Steel Mill
The Sweden-based company will increase steel production capacity and create up to 50 jobs at its plant in Axis, AL.
Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory
The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.
Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart
Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.
Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One
Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary Of Commerce
Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.
Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential
The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.
COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th...
Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.
FEATURE STORY: Accelerating In Alabama
Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.
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