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Elba receives two top honors at Main Street Alabama Awards

EUFAULA ─ Main Street Alabama celebrated local program successes at the fifth annual Awards of Excellence on the day that Governor Kay Ivey proclaimed Main Street Alabama Day. more...[DothanEagle]

Gov. Scott: OMNICOMMANDER Creates 30 New Jobs for Families

Governor Rick Scott announced that OMNICOMMANDER will be creating more than 30 new jobs in the financial technology industry. OMNICOMMANDER is a Miramar Beach based technology company specializing in Credit Union Website Design, Social Media Marketing and branding solutions that currently employs more than 20 Floridians. The more than 30 new jobs will include positions for web developers, project managers, quality assurance professionals, sales executives and account representatives.

What’s the biggest employer in every Alabama county?

Alabama is a state of almost 5 million people, with a gross domestic product of $211 billion in 2017. But look at it at the county level, and you get a picture, large and small, of how Alabamians make a living. There's education, manufacturing, healthcare and other sectors, with companies international and domestic. more...[al.com]

Alabama wins Silver Shovel Award for economic development

Area Development, a national publication, has selected Alabama for its Silver Shovel Award, a top honor recognizing the state's economic development successes in 2017. more...[Made in Alabama]

Hyundai to invest $388 million to prep Alabama plant for next-generation engines

Governor Kay Ivey joined Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama LLC President and CEO Dong Ryeol Choi today to announce that Hyundai is investing $388 million to construct a plant dedicated to manufacturing engine heads and enhance existing operations to support production of new models of Sonata and Elantra sedans. more...[Made in Alabama]

Air Temp establishing U.S. headquarters and manufacturing in Bay County, Fla.

The Bay Economic Development Alliance (BayEDA) announced today that one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers will be establishing its United States headquarters and first U.S. manufacturing operation in Bay County, Florida.

Report: 2017 projects generate nearly 15,500 new jobs across Alabama

Companies planning new facilities or expanding existing operations in Alabama announced nearly 15,500 new jobs and more than $4.4 billion in capital investment during 2017, according to a comprehensive report detailing economic development activity in the state last year. more...[Made in Alabama]

Triumph makes first $19 million in grant approvals to improve area economy

Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted today to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties.

Port of Mobile taps partners to develop $60M auto export facility

The Port of Mobile is poised to become a major hub of auto export activity, with a new facility that will allow vehicles to be driven directly onto cargo ships bound for markets around the world. more...[Made in Alabama]

Hyundai Power Transformers USA to Expand Operations in Montgomery, Alabama

Hyundai Power Transformers USA, Inc. (HPT) has announced a $33 million expansion of its Montgomery facility resulting in the creation of 86 new jobs. more....[Montgomery Chamber]
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