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Auburn a Magnet for International Precision

Auburn a Magnet for International Precision

Germany’s Berghoff Group chose Auburn for its U.S. precision manufacturing plant because it had the skilled workforce that could hone parts taking 130 hours to perfect.

June 2018
Homegrown Precision Manufacturing

Homegrown Precision Manufacturing

Precision manufacturing is a rapidly emerging industry in Alabama. But, for Huntsville’s Brown Precision, it’s been emerging for over 30 years. And the company is now strategically expanding to the state’s southern aerospace corridor.

June 2018
Port Angles for Auto Traffic

Port Angles for Auto Traffic

After downturns in coal, Alabama’s port bids for autos — landing a $60 million facility planned by two Latin American partners.

June 2018
Evolution of a Ship Rigger

Evolution of a Ship Rigger

From the rough hustle of a ship chandler, Marine and Industrial has morphed into a specialist in making and testing rigging — and training crews worldwide to use it.

May 2018
The R&D Multiplier

The R&D Multiplier

More manufacturers are adding research and development centers to their Alabama plants, increasing the long-term value of their Alabama assets and the paychecks of those who work for them.

February 2018
Signature Victory: Alabama Wins $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Plant

Signature Victory: Alabama Wins $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Plant

The plant should begin operations by 2021 and have an estimated annual production capacity of approximately 300,000 units.

February 2018
Aerospace Evolution, Cradle to Orbit

Aerospace Evolution, Cradle to Orbit

Mobile begins the generational transformation that created an aerospace cluster in Huntsville.

October 2017
Autos Highly Pumped

Autos Highly Pumped

If the car loan bubble bursts, what would happen to automakers and the economies of automaking states?

August 2017
Fuel Fleet for the Southeast

Fuel Fleet for the Southeast

July 2017
Agility Prevails in Metals

Agility Prevails in Metals

July 2017
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