Mobile

Austal USA To Expand Manufacturing Capacity in Mobile, AL

Austal USA, a shipbuilding company based in Mobile, Alabama, plans to expand its manufacturing capacity at its home base.
Alabama workforce development

Alabama: Strength In Numbers

In Alabama, a focus on workforce development is in motion to support new and existing companies across the state.
Airbus

Airbus Expansion Project In Mobile, AL To Net 1,000 Jobs

Airbus recently broke ground on the third assembly line for its Mobile, Alabama growth project that will bring 1,000 jobs to the area.
Core Industries Alabama

Core Industries To Invest $8.75M In Alabama

Core Industries will build a new wood pellet processing and storage facility at its port facility in Mobile County, Alabama.
Mobile County

Expansions Projects Adds 240 Jobs In Mobile County

Two growing companies, Chart Industries and Superior Air Parts, are expanding into Mobile County, Alabama investing over $90 million.
Canfor Alabama

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.
Novelis Baldwin County

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 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.
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.
Ranking #5

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 UNITED expansion

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.
logistics park

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 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.
Airbus A220

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.
Axis, Alabama

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.
Mobile Aeroplex

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.
metro ranking

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.
The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership supports workforce training like this session conducted by Ben Bomstad (left), Corporate Trainer, Alexandria Industries and Greg Sandeno, Manufacturing Specialist (right), at Alexandria Technical and Community College’s Customized Training Center.

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.
Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield.

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.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.