Saturday, March 1, 2014

General contractor chosen

MOBILE, Ala. – Birmingham-based Brasfield and Gorrie LLC has been awarded the first of four general contractor packages for the $600 million Airbus A320 final assembly line being built at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. The contractor will be responsible for the outfitting and completion of the final assembly line hangar and construction of the service building and logistics center. The contract was awarded by Hoar Program Management, the company overseeing construction of the Airbus complex. The plant will open in 2015 and the first jetliner will be produced in 2016. (Source:, Birmingham Business Journal, Made in Alabama, 02/28/14)