Friday, January 25, 2013

Mobile and Airbus deal cited

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce's work landing the $600 million Airbus A320 assembly facility at Brookley Aeroplex is one of four honorable mentions in Business Facilities' 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition. It said the deal "cements Alabama's status as an up-and-coming aerospace manufacturing giant," said Business Facilities Editor in Chief Jack Rogers. The plant is expected to eventually employ 1,000 people. (Source: Mobile Press Register, 01/24/13)