Major Investments Happening in Right to Work Alabama

Two businesses investing in Right to Work Alabama are Great Southern Wood and First Solar. Great Southern Wood is expanding in Mobile County. Meanwhile, First Solar is investing in a new $1.8 billion facility. Read on in order to learn more.

Great Southern Wood:

Great Southern Wood is investing $13.7 million in order to expand in Right to Work Mobile County, Alabama. This will also create 12 new jobs!

“Great Southern Wood’s expansion project will preserve and create jobs at its Mobile facility while also supporting the growth of the region’s distribution and logistics infrastructure. […] In addition, the investment reflects the company’s commitment to a community that values it as a long-standing partner.” […]

“It’s all about being more efficient when getting products to suppliers. […] This is not only an investment into the Great Southern Wood facility, but an investment into the growth and expansion of the port.”


First Solar:

First Solar is investing $1.8 billion in order to add a facility in Right to Work Lawrence County, Alabama. They will also create 700 new jobs!

“As it works to develop the next generation of solar technologies, First Solar represents the kind of innovative, technology-forward company that can help power Alabama’s economy into the future. […] This investment supports sustainability and advances America’s energy security, and it’s great news for Alabama.” […]

“Our team, from the state down to the local level, has worked extremely hard to make this project a reality. […] First Solar will have a tremendous impact on our economy and region. […] We look forward to building those relationships for a successful future.”


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