Category Archives: Alabama

Mobile Chamber offers launch platform for NASA business.

MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event in November where local businesses can pitch their value to NASA. Local companies have a chance to earn business from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville or its subc ...

UAH bellows about innovative wind tunnel.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has announced that it will soon acquire a wind tunnel system. UAH will be home to a new $2 million wind tunnel system championed by the university’s eminent scholar in propulsion, Phi ...

LogisAll logistics to enter rural Alabama.

SHORTER, Ala. — A Korean logistics company, LogisAll, announced its intentions to open a facility in rural Alabama. LogisAll plans to open a facility in Macon County that will serve the bustling Interstate 85 automotive manufacturing corridor, creatin ...

Bluebird Homecare sets sights on Birmingham market.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bluebird Homecare, a home health startup based in Nashville, Tenn., will expand into Birmingham. Bluebird has chosen Birmingham as one of three other markets for its first expansion. Bluebird Homecare provides non-medical companion ...

Shape Corp. shapes up plans for new plant.

ATHENS, Ala. — Shape Corp., a metal design, engineering, testing and manufacturing company, will begin building a plant in Athens this month. The Michigan-based company will open an injection molding and roll forming operation in the north Alabama ...

ADECA announces new jobs coming to Pike County.

PIKE COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) has announced a grant that will result in several jobs coming to the Pike County area over the next few years. Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded a $250,000 grant to ai ...

Yorozu Gears Up for New Auto Supply Plant.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Yorozu auto parts supplier announced that it will build a new manufacturing facility in the Jasper Industrial Park in 2017, creating hundreds of new jobs. Gov. Robert Bentley said the global tier one automotive supplier, will c ...

Honda seeks new generation of workers for Alabama plant.

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. — The Honda plant in Talladega County is hosting field trips for high school students to offer a sneak peak at what it could be like to work there. The auto assembly played host to about 160 high school students last week, part ...

Alabama Innovation Fund awards research projects.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Innovation Fund research and economic development program has announced the awards for research projects at universities in the state. The Alabama Innovation Fund has awarded nearly $4.5 million to advance research being ...

Alabama Launchpad awards grants to hopeful innovators.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Alabama Launchpad program awarded $55,000 in grants to help small businesses seek federal assistance in getting their products to market. The program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama awarded grants to 11 small ...