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October 15, 2019

Alabama’s competitive edge in the new economy

Alabama has a proud history of fostering innovation and inspiring great ideas that have transformed how we live, work and do business. From the Saturn V […]
October 15, 2019

Plastics manufacturer picks Alabama for first U.S. facility

A German plastics manufacturer has selected Alabama as its first place in the United States to set up shop. ID Plastics LP plans to invest $9.8 […]
October 14, 2019

Ivey announces ID Plastics to open manufacturing operation in Auburn, creating 50 jobs

Governor Kay Ivey announced Monday that ID Plastics LP, a manufacturer of a variety of technical plastic products, is set to open its first operation in […]
October 13, 2019

Federal grant to help develop workers in west Alabama

LIVINGSTON, Ala. (AP) — A $2.5 million federal grant will help develop new workers with a goal of expanding economic development in rural west Alabama. The […]
October 3, 2019

Manufacture Alabama names new COO

A former state director for Sen. Richard Shelby has been appointed chief operating officer of Manufacture Alabama. Garrett Jemison will start the newly created role Oct. […]
June 10, 2019

Surprise Billing: Another Healthcare Market Failure

Patients often assume that their health insurance will cover emergency care or major procedures. They’re caught by surprise when they find out that they’re not fully […]
May 30, 2019

Alabama lands $125M solar energy project

Alabama Municipal Electric Authority and Lightsource BP are combining efforts in a project that will generate enough electricity to power more than 20,000 homes. Continue reading […]
May 21, 2019

150 top places to work in healthcare

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2019” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that […]
May 14, 2019

Workforce Development in the Era of Industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution has begun and with it, comes changes to the way manufacturing work is done. New technology, such as collaborative robots, the Industrial […]