Tag: Alabama

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Alabama to Build $30 Million EV Tech Workforce Training Hub

November 28, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

A $30 million workforce training center focused on electric vehicle technology will be built in Decatur, Ala. Gov. Kay Ivey made the announcement the morning of Nov. 27. The facility will be located on the campus of the Alabama Robotics […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, News

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

October 23, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Airbus recently broke ground on the third Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) for its Mobile, Alabama growth project that will bring 1,000 jobs to the area. It’s the latest move in a project that Governor Kay Ivey said represents a […]

Logistics, Process

Core Industries To Invest $8.75M In Alabama

July 17, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Core Industries plans to invest $8.75 million to construct a processing and storage facility at its port facility in Mobile County, Alabama. The project will support a contract to handle wood pellets for CM Biomass, and create 28 jobs over […]


USNC Selects Alabama for Advanced Microreactor Assembly Plant

June 22, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) will invest $232 million in Gadsden, Alabama. Gadsden will be the location of the company’s MMR Assembly Plant (MAP). The highly automated facility will manufacture, assemble, test, and inspect the non-radiological modules needed to construct […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota Alabama’s Future is Electrified, Turbocharged

October 18, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Together with state and community leaders, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama (TMMAL) held an event to celebrate the first of Toyota’s latest engine products for the all-new 2022 Tundra to come off the production line. These new engines, a hybrid electric […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus breaks ground on A220 manufacturing plant in Alabama

February 18, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Airbus has broken ground on a new A220 aircraft manufacturing facility in Alabama, USA. Located in Mobile, Alabama, the new assembly line will be the company’s second US-based commercial aircraft production facility. The $300mn assembly plant is expected to assemble […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus unveils the construction of its new A220 manufacturing facility

January 22, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the US has stepped up a gear, launching a ground-breaking ceremony of its new A220 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama. The assembly line will satisfy growing demands across the US for the A220 aircraft, the newest […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Korean Battery Manufacturer Brings 2,000 Jobs to Alabama

December 4, 2018

Via: Industry Week

A new $1.67 billion in a new manufacturing plant in Jackson County, Ala. was announced on Nov. 26. SK innovation, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles, will create more than 2,000 jobs at the plant […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Hyundai Motor Warns Tariffs May Jeopardize US Production

March 5, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Hyundai Motor Co. warned it may rethink how many vehicles it builds in the U.S., joining the world’s largest automakers in speaking out against U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on steel and aluminum imports. “Changes to the existing tariff structure […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

How Mercedes turned a ‘crazy’ idea into gold

October 6, 2017

Via: Automotive News

A little more than 20 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz W163, dubbed “Job1,” rolled off the assembly line at the company’s U.S. plant in Vance, Ala., launching the M class. It was a risky experiment for what was known then as […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Yes, There Is Still a Way to Save (and Create!) American Manufacturing Jobs

March 11, 2016

Via: the Alliance for American Manufacturing

As the presidential campaign heads into Ohio and other midwestern states, candidates on both sides of the aisle are talking up manufacturing job loss and trade. The candidates say they’ll bring back jobs from overseas — and over at Medium, […]