What do Lockheed Martin and James Hardie Building Have in Common?

Lockheed Martin and James Hardie Building are both expanding soon in Right to Work Alabama! Lockheed Martin is adding onto its campus in Huntsville. Meanwhile, James Hardie Building is expanding its facility in Prattville. Read on in order to learn more about each investment and what it’ll mean for the area’s economy.

Lockheed Martin:

Lockheed Martin is investing $16.5 million in order to add a new building onto its campus in Right to Work Huntsville, Alabama.

“Lockheed Martin has had a presence in the Huntsville community since 1963, and the new facility adds to our advanced portfolio to ensure engineering rigor through ground testing and integration, validating our approach well before we flight test.” […]

“Folks, I’ll say this. When our country needs us, Alabama is ready to answer the call,” she said at the groundbreaking event. […] Today is another great example of Alabama doing just that, and Lockheed Martin is reminding the world of Alabamians’ willingness and ability to step up to the plate.”


James Hardie Building:

James Hardie Building Products is expanding soon in Right to Work Prattville, Alabama. As a result, this will create 200 new jobs!

“James Hardie is proud of our strong continued partnership with the state of Alabama, the city of Prattville, Mayor Gillespie, and city council. We especially want to thank Governor Kay Ivey, Mayor Gillespie, the Autauga County Commission, and State Sen. Clyde Chambliss Jr. for their vision and support. […] We look forward to driving economic development and creating new jobs in the community as we continue our mission to transform the way the world builds.” […]

“James Hardie’s decision to launch a major expansion project at its advanced production center in Prattville will bring more high-paying jobs and new opportunities to people in the area. […] In addition, this high-impact growth project once again shows how our teamwork approach to economic development leads to valuable partnerships with great companies from all around the world.”


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