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Publix opens Alabama distribution center, creates 300 jobs

Publix Super Markets held the grand opening for its Alabama distribution center today with plans to have 300 workers there by year’s end. The first truck left the facility at [...]

Alabama exports accelerate to record $20.6 billion in 2016

Alabama exports rose to a record level in 2016, topping $20 billion for the first time on gains from overseas shipments of Alabama-made products such as transportation equipment, chemicals and [...]

Tuskegee researchers’ discovery could protect food supply

Researchers at Tuskegee University's College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded a patent for a faster and more efficient way to detect live bacteria that could contaminate the nation’s food [...]

20 years ago, Alabama’s auto industry started rolling with first M-Class

Twenty years ago this month, the first customer-ready M-Class SUVs began rolling off the Mercedes-Benz auto assembly line in Tuscaloosa County, launching new eras for both the automaker and the [...]

Airbus Engineering celebrates decade in Alabama

Airbus this month marked a major milestone in Alabama as it celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the engineering operation that was the forerunner to its aircraft manufacturing facility in Mobile. Employees [...]

Accelerate Alabama 2.0 updates state’s strategic growth plan

Accelerate Alabama, the strategic economic development growth plan that has driven the creation of more than 75,000 jobs since its adoption, is being updated with refined targets and tactics. Accelerate [...]

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