NEW: Manufacturing company opening downtown + job opportunities

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A new business is coming near the Lakeview District. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

We know of a new manufacturing company coming to town, Birmingham, and is bringing 54 new jobs. Smith & Co. is opening a new facility downtown with jobs just for you, and we know all the details.

What is Smith & Co.?

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Smith & Co. is making The Magic City its home. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Smith & Co. is a new precision components manufacturing company. That is to say they serve industries like:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Communications
  • Defense
  • Semiconductor
  • Other Commercial

For example, the company provides 3D metal, carbon fiber and nylon printing. Smith & Co. also has other services, such as light assembly, painting and surface treatments. 

Planting roots in The Magic City

Many businesses are making The Magic City their home. Similarly, Smith & Co. is the newest one to announce a new facility in the city. They will invest $2.56 million to build a 7,500-square-foot facility on Fourth Avenue South, near the Birmingham Lakeview District.

Are you an engineer in Birmingham? According to the Birmingham Business Alliance, this business will also need employees to work at the new facility. The company plans to hire 54 new employees over the next three years, with an average salary of more than $68,000.

“There is no comparison—the restaurants, events, proximity to other cities and the airport, cost of living.

Being in Birmingham will make it easier to attract talent, especially high-level engineers.”

Robert Smith, Founder & CEO, Smith & Co., as quoted in Birmingham Business Alliance

A team of Birmingham powerhouses

Smith & Co. also had help from several Birmingham businesses to help bring in the new facility, including:

“We are excited to see Smith & Co. invest in Birmingham to bring more and better jobs to the area.

We’ll continue to work with the company to leverage their capabilities and talent in attracting and retaining more companies to the region.”

– Ron Kitchens, CEO, Birmingham Business Alliance, as quoted in Birmingham Business Alliance

We’re excited to see Smith & Co. open its doors right here in Birmingham.

Are you an engineer in The Magic City? Tag us @bhamnow to let us know!

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