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BCA, ATN Announce Alabama’s Top Manufacturers for 2012

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network announced today the winners of the 2012 Manufacturer of the Year Awards at a luncheon ceremony at the RSA Activity Center.  The BCA and ATN began the annual awards ceremony in 2000, and the event has consistently drawn Alabama dignitaries …

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State Media Profiles Finalists for Top Manufacturing Awards

Birmingham News Fourteen Alabama companies named finalists for Manufacturer of the Year Awards By Dawn Kent Fourteen Alabama companies, from automakers to chemical firms to a pottery studio, have been named finalists for the Manufacturer of the Year Awards. The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network announced …

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BCA, ATN Announce 14 Finalists for Manufacturer of the Year Awards

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network announced today that 14 Alabama companies have been named as finalists for the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year Awards.  The winners will be announced at a luncheon on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at the RSA Activity Center in Montgomery following …

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BCA Applauds Governor for Signing Immigration Bill

“We are grateful Gov. Bentley has signed HB 658,” BCA President and CEO William J. Canary said Friday. “The intent of the immigration law was never to make it difficult for businesses to comply and burden businesses with unnecessary red tape. These changes, while not perfect, are a much-needed step …

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Manufacturer of the Year Awards set for June 20

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network, in partnership with The Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will present the prestigious 2012 Alabama Manufacturer of the Year Awards June 20.  A luncheon program is planned for …

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Jeremy Arthur To Head Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama

The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama has named Jeremy Arthur, current president of the Prattville Chamber of Commerce, as its new executive director. Arthur will assume the position in mid-May. “We are extremely pleased and fortunate to have a person with the unique blend …

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BCA Reiterates Support of Education Options Act Following House Committee Approval of Bill

In keeping with the Business Council of Alabama’s commitment to establishing and working with an Alabama business-education alliance, BCA President and CEO William J. Canary released the following statement this morning, after the House Ways and Means Education Committee voted to give a favorable report to the Education Options Act …

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BCA Issues Statement on Proposed Changes to Immigration Law

As a statement of policy, the Business Council of Alabama, along with other business groups and chambers of commerce, has continued to stress that Alabama’s immigration law needs to be clear and unambiguous so that businesses can easily comply with the law and focus on what they do best: creating …

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BCA Statement in Support of Education Options Act of 2012

In keeping with the Business Council of Alabama’s commitment to establishing and working with an Alabama business-education alliance, BCA President and CEO William J. Canary released the following statement this morning after Gov. Robert Bentley, Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard and Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh announced their …

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BCA Endorses Judge Tommy Bryan for Alabama Supreme Court

The board of directors for ProgressPAC, the political action committee of the Business Council of Alabama, has endorsed Judge Tommy Bryan for the Alabama Supreme Court.   “Tommy Bryan has been both dedicated and fair throughout his career as an attorney and judge,” said ProgressPAC Chairman Carl Jamison, a shareholder …

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