Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance

David Thornell


4020 US Highway 43
Guin, Alabama 35563
Phone : 205-468-3213
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 205-468-3214
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries

•   Automotive
•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing
•   Metals

About Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance

Discover Northwest Alabama and ALL of the ingredients needed for your business success! Fayette, Lamar and Marion Counties have easy on-off access to unbeatable highway infrastructure including two interstates, I-20 immediately to the south and there are 9 exits in our northernmost county on the nation's newest interstate, I-22, connecting Memphis to Birmingham.


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Industry Leadership

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