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BCA member to help expand Navy’s anti-missile program

Membership Spotlight The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Business Council of Alabama member the Raytheon Co. a $559.2 million contract to produce at 44 anti-missile missiles that will receive final assembly at Raytheon’s facility at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, the company announced today. Raytheon will produce Standard Missile-3 Block IBs, …

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BCA Member Awarded Major State Park Restoration Contract

Membership Spotlight The State of Alabama has selected Business Council of Alabama member Volkert, Inc. for construction, management, and environmental compliance services for the Gulf State Park restoration, Volkert announced. The $85.5 million project will provide ecologically sensitive enhancements to Gulf State Park, a 6,150-acre park in Baldwin County, and …

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Wiregrass Community Leader Selected to Attend National Security Forum

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama Second Vice Chairman and Coleman Worldwide Moving CEO Jeff Coleman has been selected to attend the 62nd annual national Security Forum at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery next month. The Secretary of the Air Force invited Coleman to attend the forum and meet …

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BCA Member to Increase Huntsville Employment by 50 Percent

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Torch Technologies of Huntsville plans to increase employment by 50 percent as part of a $10 million expansion in the Rocket City. orch Technologies said Friday it will hire 150 new people over the next several years and add to the 300 currently employed …

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Governor Honors BCA Members With Trade Excellence Awards

Membership Spotlight Governor Robert Bentley has honored five Business Council of Alabama members with Trade Excellence Awards for their Alabama-made product exports and services to customers worldwide. The homegrown BCA members are Applied Chemical Technology Inc., Florence; Drummond Co., Vestavia Hills; Knox Kershaw Inc., Montgomery; Schwarze Industries Inc., Huntsville; and …

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BCA’s 2014 Small Manufacturer of the Year Earns a National Honor

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network’s Small Manufacturer of the Year for 2014 has been named one of the top 100 small businesses by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards. The Gadsden Times reported that Back Forty Beer Co. of Gadsden was …

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Caddell Construction Co. Gets $196 million Contract for U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan

Membership Spotlight   MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Jan. 9, 2015) – Business Council of Alabama member Caddell Construction Co. of Montgomery has been awarded a nearly $200 million contract to design and build a U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the company announced Friday. The project includes a new office building, a U.S. …

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American Apparel Named Gold Star Superior Supplier by Defense Logistics Agency

Membership Spotlight FORT BELVOIR, Va. – The Defense Logistics Agency has named American Apparel Inc. as a top performing supply contractor for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014. American Apparel Inc. is based in Alabama and is a Business Council of Alabama (BCA) member with manufacturing locations in Centre, Opp, and …

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Huntsville-Based Company Ranked No. 1 as a Medium-Size Employer

Membership Spotlight   Fortune Magazine has named Business Council of Alabama member Intuitive Research and Technology Corp. as one of the best medium-size workplaces in the United States for 2014. The engineering and defense contractor of 279 employees and revenue of $248 million was No. 1 in the 11th Annual …

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BCA Member Awarded Airbus Networking and Support Contract

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Information Transport Solutions Inc. of Wetumpka has been awarded a contract with Airbus for networking products and support. ITS, a provider of Cisco Systems equipment, will provide networking capability for Airbus’ first U.S. manufacturing facility, the Airbus A320 final assembly line in Mobile. …

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