Manufacturing Development News

Development News | November 22, 2009
Playing the Incentive Game   

Critics called Alabama's $253 million incentives package to attract Mercedes in 1993 the granddaddy of economic development boondoggles. Fifteen... More>>


Development News | November 22, 2009
Toyota Announces Expansion; Create 240 New Jobs   

Manufacturing plants may be closing around the state and unemployment may be up, but things are actually improving in Alabama's auto industry.... More>>


Development News | November 18, 2009
Simonton Windows Calls 263 Employees Back to Work   

Simonton Windows called 263 laid-off workers back to its Parkersburg-based manufacturing plant and hired an additional 25 seasonal employees. The... More>>


Development News | November 18, 2009
Lennox Hearth Products to Relocate Headquarters   

Lennox Hearth Products this week announced plans to relocate the headquarters and R&D operations of its Orange, Calif.-based hearth products company... More>>


Development News | November 18, 2009
Jetline Announces New Facility; Create 247 New Jobs; Invest $3.5M   

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, Cherokee County and the Upstate Alliance announced that Jetline, a supplier of customized promotional... More>>


Development News | November 18, 2009
Planning for the Future   

Alabama will borrow the food court concept as it works with other Southeastern states in regional recruiting for corporations, industry and trade.... More>>


Development News | November 15, 2009
Bluefin Robotics to Locate Headquarters; Create 90 New Jobs   

Bluefin Robotics, a Massachusetts manufacturer of underwater robotics, will be locating its headquarters in the Quincy Shipyard. The 53,000 SF lease... More>>


Development News | November 15, 2009
CIT to Expand Operations; Create 20 New Jobs   

CIT, a materials handling and production machining manufacturer, announced that it will expand its operations here creating up to 20 new jobs by... More>>


Development News | November 15, 2009
Brose Tuscaloosa Plans Expansion; Create 30 New Jobs; Invest $4.1M   

Brose Tuscaloosa Inc. announced at the board meeting of the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA) to invest US$4.1 million and... More>>


Development News | November 11, 2009
Nypro Inc. Opens New Mfg. Operation   

Nypro Inc., a plastics manufacturer based in Clinton, recently opened a new $5 million manufacturing operation for its NP Medical division. Nypro... More>>