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Amazon to set up last-mile delivery center in Marianna

Amazon is coming to Jackson County to set up a small, last-mile delivery center in the Marianna Airport Commerce Park, where packages will be brought to shipping containers and immediately shipped to their regional destinations.

Jackson County Gets Federal Funds For New Manufacturing Center

Leaders in Jackson County are moving forward with construction on a new manufacturing facility that's expected to provide more than 50 local jobs.

Port to ship wood chips to Honduras

By the end of this month, they’ll be shipping wood out of Port St. Joe to Honduras, a first chip in what county leaders hope will be a big block of economic growth.

Wiregrass Electric Cooperative and partners hold ground breaking for new spec building

Opportunity lies ahead as the ground is officially broken for the 45,000 square foot manufacturing facility that will sit at the Geneva County Industrial Park.

Santa Rosa lands another 30 jobs

Just days after announcing that three major employers are coming to the Santa Rosa Industrial Park (SRIP) East, the county’s economic development office today revealed that another 30 new jobs are slated for the Northwest Florida Industrial Park @ I-10. The county commission approved final details that give the go-ahead for a new company to move forward with a $2.5 to $3 million capital investment in the I-10 Industrial Park and launch operations there.

Three New Tenants for Santa Rosa Industrial Park

Three companies plan to locate at Santa Rosa Industrial Park East, creating more than 100 jobs and $22 million of capital investment.

Santa Rosa Breaks Ground on New Hangar Facility at Peter Prince Airport

Santa Rosa County officials broke ground on a new hangar facility at Peter Prince Airport that will serve as the temporary home to AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation, dba Leonardo Helicopters, a Philadelphia-based aviation company that is expected to bring 50 new, high-paying jobs to the area. In April, county commissioners gave the go-ahead for design and engineering of the hangar, warehouse, and modular office complex. Construction on the new facility is expected to begin later this month.

Shaw Industries celebrates $250 million expansion in Andalusia

Gov. Kay Ivey and others are in Andalusia today to commemorate a $250 million expansion of the Shaw Industries facility there. more...[al.com]

Governor Ivey leads groundbreaking at Airbus’ Flight Works Alabama education center

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday joined Airbus executives, local leaders from the Mobile area and industry and educational partners in breaking ground for the coming hands-on instructional facility “Flight Works Alabama.” more...[Yellowhammer News]

Governor Ivey highlights Alabama ranking among top states for manufacturing

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday released a statement highlighting Alabama’s ranking atop “Global Trade” magazine’s list of the best nine states for manufacturing in the nation. more...[Yellowhammer News]

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