Diversifying The Economy

Etowah County’s reliance on industry as its revenue base is changing. Local leaders are bringing in more commercial and residential interests, and improving tourism attractions, all in an effort to build a more comprehensive economy. Located in northeast Alabama, Etowah …

Site Preparation Begins On MS-2 LLC Plant

Grading has begun on a 10-acre site in Gadsden’s Airport Industrial Park to prepare it for the construction of a new plastic injection mold maintenance facility. MS-2, LLC, a joint venture between Mid-South Industries and M2M International, Ltd. in Wallaceburg, …

Jay Mid-South Begins Operations

Jay Mid-South, LLC, an automotive second-tier joint venture between a Gadsden firm and two Mansfield, Ohio companies, has begun operations in its new facility in the Gadsden Commerce Center. Ultimately, this project will create 100 new jobs, and an additional …

The Goodyear Success Story

Today, the labor-management cooperative effort at the Gadsden Goodyear plant is forging a strong partnership, promising significant business cost reductions for the company and job security for union members. So successful is the “Lead Hand Concept,” (L.H.C.) in Gadsden that …

Prince Metal Stampings Occupies New Plant

Prince Metal Stampings has occupied its new 70,000-square-foot automotive stampings plant in the Gadsden Airport Industrial Park. Owned by The NARMCO Group in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, the plant will service both NARMCO’s existing and new customers in the Southeast. The …