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 The Shoals Economic Development Authority is dedicated to creating and retaining business and employment opportunities in Colbert and Lauderdale counties. For more than 30 years, the Authority has helped companies establish a home for economic success in the Shoals, while creating sustainable job opportunities for our community. It's time we ...
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Construction of Second Speculative Building Complete

 Construction of the the second speculative building in the Shoals is complete. The newest speculative building is 100,000 square feet, expandable to 150,000 square feet, with 36 foot ceiling heights. Conveniently located in Muscle Shoals, the Shoals Research Airpark Speculative Building is adjacent to the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport ap...
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NW-SCC Seeking Industry Partners for FAME Program

 A new program is coming to the Shoals and Northwest Shoals Community College is seeking partnerships with business and industry. The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education , or better known as FAME, is a collaborative group of manufacturers and other employers of technical workers whose purpose is to implement dual-track, work/study ...
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Regional Workforce Council Holds Quarterly Workforce Summit

Over 100 workforce development partners attended the 9th North Alabama Works Quarterly Workforce Summit held at Wallace State Community College. Guest speakers included Paul Rehome from Kappler, Inc., Kim King from Cyber Huntsville, and Nick Moore from the Governor's Office of Education and Workforce Transformation. North Alabama Works is the workf...
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State and Regional Partners Provide Training Session for SEDA Board of Directors

Economic Developmenteconomic development(n.) a dedicated effort to create/retain jobs, grow the tax base and increase the standard of living for a community or region. Recently, the SEDA Board of Directors hosted representatives from the Alabama Department of Commerce, the North Alabama Industrial Development Association (NAIDA), and TVA Economic D...
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FreightCar America: The Toughest Mile

FreightCar America - Shoals opened in 2008 and is located in the Barton Riverfront Industrial Park in Cherokee. The state-of-the-art production facility was designed to build a wide variety of railcar types. FreightCar commenced operations in February 2013, subleasing 25% of the plant from Navistar. In February 2018, FreightCar announced the acquis...
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