Alabama is number one in manufacturing according to Global Trade Magazine. One key factor cited was the state’s over 270,000 Alabamians working in the industry. Continue reading “3 reasons why Alabama ranks number one globally in manufacturing”
Alabama could be getting another major car manufacturing plant, this one creating 4,000 jobs.
Birmingham’s veterinary community has something to look forward to – as do Birmingham job-seekers! STERIS Animal Health’s new headquarters plans to hire new team members, and you can apply here.
EBSCO Industries, a Forbes’ top privately-held company, headquartered in Birmingham has 6,000 employees in 25 businesses worldwide. Better yet, this innovative company has loyal employees who love their jobs. And, they are hiring! Is EBSCO right for you?
Grupo Antolin, a global supplier, which manufactures automotive interior parts, is opening an operation in Jefferson County. Real estate investment firm, Graham Commercial Properties, (GCP) has secured a lease from Grupo Antolin at the Jefferson Metropolitan Park in McCalla. In addition, GCP is investing over a million for client improvements to meet the supplier’s needs.
Look at nearly any science fiction show since Herbie and you’ll see cars that drive themselves. If you buy certain models, today your car can even park itself. But we’re a long way off from being able to call our cars on the phone and have them pick us up, according to Dr. Abidin Yildirim, Director of UAB’s Signal Processing and Embedded Systems Laboratory. Dr. Yildirim and his laboratory work on the most important part of any autonomous car: the programming that allows a car to interpret and react to its surroundings. I interviewed Dr. Yildirim and visited his lab to learn more about what is being pushed as the future of transportation.
There’s good news for green business here in Birmingham, as a local company moves away from Styrofoam food packaging to a more eco-friendly alternative.
A joint venture between a consumer-packaging company called Sonoco and a recycled-fiber packaging company called Cascades are putting big bucks into its Birmingham-based plant, and the new water-based product that they’re manufacturing means additional jobs, too. About 20, according the Birmingham Business Journal.
Job creation is a top five issue when cities look to develop land into retail, office space, etc.
Plans have begun among the purchase of a large plot of land in hopes to create about 750 jobs for Jefferson County.