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Anna Dobbins

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BCA and NAM Applaud Governor for Declaring October 7th as Manufacturing Day in Alabama

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley proclaimed October 7 as Manufacturing Day for the State of Alabama in a signing ceremony at the request of the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) and the National Association of Manufactures. “The BCA recognizes that manufacturing companies are vital to the prosperity of the state of Alabama,” said …

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GE Aviation selects Auburn for new 3-D facility

Business Council of Alabama member GE Aviation announced plans to invest $50 million in a new, high volume additive manufacturing facility in Auburn. According to a company statement, the investment is being made to build a fuel nozzle at the company’s facility in Lee County, making it the first component …

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Raytheon’s Alabama-made missiles make history for U.S. Navy

Membership Spotlight The U.S.S. John Paul Jones has destroyed cruise missile targets using the Alabama-made Standard Missile-6, making it the longest distance surface-to-air strike in naval history. Business Council of Alabama member Raytheon, located in Huntsville, has delivered more than 100 of its SM-6 interceptor missiles to the U.S. Navy. …

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Alabama Chambers Support Cotton Check-off on July 15 ballot

A yes vote for Amendment 1 on July 15 statewide runoff ballots will give Alabama cotton farmers the freedom to decide if their existing voluntary check-off should become automatic. Created in the 1970s, cotton farmers utilized the check-off to build a stronger cotton industry. The check-off program greatly benefits farmers …

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Federal Highway Fund Depletion Nears

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced plans to cut road and transit payments due to dwindling dollars in the Highway Trust Fund. According to DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx, an estimated $4 billion will remain in the trust by the time the cuts begin next month. This reduction of federal …

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