March 20, 2022

Huntsville Talks Space Technology at SXSW

The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber took its Smart Place message to Austin, Texas, in March as part of the South by Southwest (SXSW) technology, film and music conference. This year’s event featured a Space Rush Summit as part of the Technology Track that focused on the future of space.
March 6, 2022

Ramping Up Military Recruiting Efforts

As we strike up the charge to share word about employment opportunities for veterans, one of our recruiting powerhouses hit the road recently. John Olshefski visited Fort Campbell on March 3 to talk about the Rocket City with about 200 transitioning service members.
February 21, 2022
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Northrop Grumman Names UAH ‘Focus University’

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 18, 2022) – Northrop Grumman, a global aerospace and defense technology company with more than 90,000 employees, has designated The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, as a “Focus University” – one of only eight institutions in the country to receive that distinction. With this title comes a donation of $90,000, which will be used to create endowed scholarships, support UAH student organizations, and provide for programs in business, science, technology, engineering and math.
February 14, 2022

Technology for Energy Corporation acquires RadioBro Corporation

February 14, 2022 (Knoxville, TN) - Technology for Energy Corporation (TEC) has acquired RadioBro Corporation, an innovative engineering team focused on the development and production of embedded measurement devices and wireless communication technologies for the aerospace and defense industry.
February 8, 2022

UAH achieves top level R1 rank in Carnegie research classifications

By Jim Steele, UAH The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has achieved the highest research activity rating in the current, 2021 update of the Carnegie Classification of Institutes of Higher Education. UAH, a part of the University of Alabama […]
February 2, 2022

U.S. Paralympics Cycling returns to Huntsville April 8-10, 2022

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 2, 2022) – The Huntsville/Madison County community is excited to announce that U.S. Paralympics Cycling will return to the Rocket City for a second year, bringing approximately 150 to 200 athletes for three exciting days of racing […]
February 1, 2022

Updated website, branding announced for ASmartPlace®

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 1, 2022) – Huntsville is booming today, with low unemployment, strong job creation and capital investment, and population growth making us the biggest city in Alabama years ahead of projections. To help keep this growth going, the […]
October 12, 2021

Northrop Grumman Marks Opening of New Facility in Cummings Research Park

Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the opening of a new facility in Cummings Research Park, the second largest research park in the United States and the fourth largest in the world. This facility, located at 110 Wynn Drive, will increase the company’s footprint in Huntsville and support work with the U.S. Air Force Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Program, the Nation’s next generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system.
October 12, 2021

U.S. Space & Rocket announces new Space Camp Operations Center to be named for Boeing

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is proud to announce the naming of its new Space Camp Operations Center for Boeing, a global leader in aerospace and a longtime supporter of the Rocket Center and its Space Camp programs. Boeing is making a $3.5 million donation for the new 40,600-square-foot building that will include a permanent home for U.S. Cyber Camp as well as a 1,000-seat auditorium and 10 classrooms and laboratories to support the Space Camp family of programs.
October 1, 2021

South Huntsville Companies Host Ribbon Cutting for New Multi-Tenant Facility

Freedom Real Estate & Capital (Freedom), Invariant Corporation (Invariant), and Torch Technologies (Torch) are celebrating the ribbon cutting of a new multi-use building located at 4040 Chris Drive. The ribbon cutting was hosted on September 30, 2021 at the site of the new building.
September 29, 2021

Special Aerospace Services Breaks Ground on “The Campus” in Cummings Research Park

The Huntsville community and State of Alabama are proud to welcome Special Aerospace Services (SAS) as the newest company to locate in Cummings Research Park (CRP). The company hosted a groundbreaking on Wednesday at its new location, 1101 Explorer Boulevard NW.
September 10, 2021

Boeing expanding its Huntsville facilities

A groundbreaking ceremony was held to kick off the 9,000 sq. ft. expansion of the Huntsville Electronics Center of Excellence on September 8 morning. The expansion will enhance Boeing’s ability to produce, upgrade and sustain the PAC-3 missile seeker program.
June 14, 2021

Accenture Federal Services opens innovation space at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has opened a new innovation space at the Invention to Innovation Center (I2C) on the campus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System.
June 10, 2021

Orbital Effects expands to Huntsville, bringing cutting-edge radar satellite technologies and new jobs

A Michigan-based company is expanding in Huntsville, adding more than two dozen jobs as it establishes a location in the Rocket City. Orbital Effects brings cutting-edge radar satellite technologies to address the nation’s most critical national security challenges. The company is already hiring here, and will bring on a total of 25 people to support its Huntsville operations.