RECENT ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS
The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber is your single source for locating a business to Huntsville/Madison County. Huntsville has numerous qualities that give it a distinct advantage over other communities: a highly-skilled and highly educated workforce (the highest concentration of engineers in the nation, according to the Census), buildings and industrial parks ready for immediate development (including Cummings Research Park, the nation's second-largest research and technology park), incentives and workforce programs to make your move a successful one, and more.
Mazda and Toyota Establish Joint-Venture Company “Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc.”
The new plant will have the capacity to produce 150,000 units of Mazda’s crossover model that will be newly introduced to the North American market and 150,000 units of the Toyota Corolla. The facility is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs. Toyota and Mazda are investing $1.6 billion towards this project with equal funding contributions.
BOCAR to add more than 300 jobs in north Alabama, invest $115 million
Nov. 16, 2017 - BOCAR, a Tier 1 automotive supplier, plans to invest $115 million in a new plant to be built in Huntsville in Limestone County. The company will hire more than 300 people, adding to the state’s booming automotive manufacturing sector. BOCAR company leaders made the announcement on Thursday at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber along with representatives of the City of Huntsville and Limestone County.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Breaks Ground On New Era of Advanced Manufacturing in Huntsville
Oct. 24, 2017 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), marked a key milestone today when it officially broke ground on a new, 136,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Huntsville, Alabama. During a ceremony, attended by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and other local dignitaries, the company took the next step in its journey to expand its existing presence in the region with a new, state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Facility.