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Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Interceptor hits vital testing milestone

Lockheed Martin recently announced that it had validated prototype communications radio technology for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) during a recent test milestone. According to...

Newly-formed University of Alabama director role to strengthen industry partnerships

The University of Alabama has established a new director role within its Office for Research and Economic Development (ORED) aimed at developing partnerships with...

Regions names Tom Speir head of Strategy and Corporate Development

Regions recently announced the promotion of Tom Speir to serve as the institution's head of Strategy and Corporate Development. He previously served as assistant...

‘We have an opportunity to be first’: Innovation at the heart of Alabama’s economic roadmap

In a state known for its college football prowess, it was Alabama’s economic development that was highlighted as a “team sport” in recent days. A...

Strategic approach to economic development helps frame Huntsville’s success in recruiting

If you want to define Huntsville and Madison County’s success for the past decade, the one word you can start with would be “strategic.” That...

Wellborn Cabinet plans $17M investment, 400 jobs in Oxford expansion project

Wellborn Cabinet Inc. is set to invest nearly $17 million in an expansion project at the Oxford West Industrial Park. The Ashland-based cabinet manufacturer, which...

O’Neal Manufacturing Services plans steel fab center in Fayette, Alabama, with 70 jobs

Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield announced that O’Neal Manufacturing Services (OMS) plans to invest $5.5 million to open a 130,000-square-foot steel fabrication facility in Fayette as part of...

HudsonAlpha teams with Dothan on Wiregrass biotech institute

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announced a public-private partnership with the city of Dothan to create the HudsonAlpha Wiregrass Institute to advance education, agricultural research and economic development...

Alabama Power Foundation supports UAB program for nonprofit leaders

The Alabama Power Foundation and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration are teaming up to promote capacity...

Market Wagon provides new way for Alabama farmers to connect with customers

There’s a new avenue for Alabama farmers to take their products to market, and it’s providing a growing number of residents with fresh, local...

Gadsden State Advanced Manufacturing Center to meet local industry demands

Gadsden State Community College recently announced its plans to construct a new 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) that will be located on the...

United Launch Alliance delivers on U.S. Space Force missile warning satellite mission

Maintaining its unblemished mission success rate, United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully delivered on a national security-related launch for the U.S. Space Force. At 5:29...

Schuyler Espy to serve as Alabama Pulp and Paper Council executive director

Manufacture Alabama on Tuesday announced that attorney Schuyler Espy would serve as the Alabama Pulp and Paper Council's (APPCO) next executive director. Espy will replace...

Bridgewater Interiors breaks ground on $12.5M industrial expansion at Oxford facility

On Tuesday, automotive seating manufacturer Bridgewater Interiors (BWI) broke ground on a $12.5 million industrial expansion that is expected to create 35 new jobs...

United Launch Alliance set to launch U.S. Space Force missile detection mission

Preparations are underway for United Launch Alliance to deliver on another national security-related launch for the U.S. Space Force's Space Systems Command (SSC). According to...

Brewer and distiller Wild Leap expands product distribution to Birmingham

Wild Leap, a brewery and distillery based in LaGrange, Ga., will expand the distribution of its award-winning product line to Alabama's Magic City. Since the...

1818 Farms celebrates a decade of success, new partnership with BloomTV

Located in historic Mooresville, Alabama, 1818 Farms celebrated its 10-year business anniversary this past week with friends, family and associates that have contributed to...

Regions Bank named ‘Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion’ for second consecutive year

Last week, Regions was awarded the highest possible score of 100 on the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI), the leading nonprofit resource for business...

Coca-Cola UNITED president and CEO John Sherman retires

John Sherman, president and CEO of Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. (UNITED) since 2016, retired on Sunday. His retirement marks the end of a more...

ADECA says Alabama broadband plans are nearly ready for approval

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) was tasked with expanding broadband in the state prior to the pandemic, but COVID-19 revealed the necessity...

Fuel up deliciously at Jasper’s Bayou Fresh Seafood

The very idea of gas-station sushi is so incongruous that it was lampooned in a memorable Esurance commercial. The ad was funny. Zhu Jianjun thinks so, too....

O’Neal Manufacturing Services plans steel fab center in Fayette with 70 jobs

FAYETTE, Alabama — Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield announced that O’Neal Manufacturing Services (OMS) plans to invest $5.5 million to open a 130,000-square-foot steel fabrication facility...

Alabama commerce secretary, governor note challenges, opportunities ahead for state economy

Alabama is not immune to global economic disruptions, but is in a strong position to turn challenges into opportunities, according to the state’s commerce...

Alabama team uncovers 6 potential projects, new insights at Farnborough

LONDON -- Alabama’s business recruitment team wrapped up its mission at the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow last week with its sights on at least...