The Morgan County, Alabama economy has a strong and diversified industrial base built on the area's proximity to raw materials and easy access to markets. Transportation and Decatur's riverside location have played important roles in the county's history, especially in the development of business and industry.
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Bunge to add 14 jobs in $11.32M expansio…

August 21, 2015

Bunge North America announced Thursday an $11.32 million expansion of its Market Street Northeast plant that will create 14 new jobs The Industrial Development Board on Thursday approved the company’s request...

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Bunge announces expansion of Decatur pla…

August 20, 2015

Bunge North America today announced an $11.32 million expansion of its Market Street Northeast plant that will create 14 new jobs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Industrial Development Board this morning approved the company's...

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Morgan ranks above all AL counties for m…

August 17, 2015

Morgan County manufacturing jobs continue to compete nationally, according to economic indicator website Headlight Data.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Morgan County ranked above all Alabama counties in the county-by-county report for manufacturing job growth from...

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European space company RUAG to launch Al…

August 3, 2015

European space company RUAG to launch Alabama manufacturing operation

  DECATUR, Alabama – Switzerland-based RUAG announced today that it will launch an Alabama manufacturing operation after forming a strategic partnership with United Launch Alliance, which produces rockets at a factory...

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Alabama counties rank high for manufactu…

July 28, 2015

Alabama is one of the few states where manufacturing is still king, due mostly to the ever-growing presence of the automotive industry. Headlight Data recently reported its county-by-county rankings for manufacturing...

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Alabama aims to expand role in aerospace…

June 18, 2015

Companies that produce carbon fiber and specialty alloys for aircraft manufacturers have invested more than $1.7 billion in their Alabama facilities, making the state a growing player in the aerospace...

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BUSCHE Announces 100 New Jobs

May 1, 2015

Busche Alabama hosted their second Innovation Expo at their 263,000 square foot production facility in Hartselle this past weekend. Busche’s material suppliers; Compass Automotive Group, Cadillac Castings, Grede Holdings, LLC,...

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Two Decatur Companies Announce Multi-Mil…

April 22, 2015

Two existing Decatur industries have announced plans to invest in their local facilities. Feralloy Corporation and Vision Wheel, Inc., both will begin construction on their multi-million dollar projects in May...

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Decatur in running for rocket engine pla…

April 9, 2015

Decatur remains in the running for a plant that will build the engines to power a new line of rockets, United Launch Alliance’s chief executive officer said. Some modifications will be...

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Economic district expands to entire coun…

March 26, 2015

The Morgan County Industrial Park and Economic Development Cooperative District is expanding its reach from the I-65 corridor to the entire county.   Morgan County Economic Development Association president Jeremy Nails said...

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