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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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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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Brasfield & Gorrie contractors in partnership to build new Atlanta Braves stadium

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Brasfield & Gorrie is part of the team chosen to build the new Atlanta Braves professional baseball team stadium in Cobb County 10 miles north of Atlanta. The Cobb County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday chose American Builders 2017, a joint venture of …

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Brasfield & Gorrie wins NASA Test Stand Contract

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Brasfield & Gorrie of Birmingham has won a $45.3 million contract to build two large test stands at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville for NASA’s new manned rocket, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The stands, to be completed …

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Governor, Verizon Wireless announce 400 new jobs

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Verizon Wireless plans to hire 400 full-time employees at the state call center headquarters in Huntsville and other north Alabama areas. Verizon Wireless and Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced company plans to hire more than 300 full time customer service-related positions at …

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