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Mayor Battle: ‘Huntsville’s conversations are never dull’

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Made In Alabama asked Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle to outline his economic development priorities for 2016 and provide insight on why the city has been able to land a series of major projects in the past couple of years. Here are his remarks. Q:

Written by Jerry Underwood

Game-changing GE Aviation technology comes to life in Alabama (video)

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For GE Aviation, two futuristic manufacturing technologies that will change the design and performance of jet engines are taking off in Alabama. This week, the Ohio-based company announced a $200 million plan to build a pair of plants in Huntsville that will produce silicon...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GE Aviation plans Alabama materials factories in $200 million project

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GE Aviation will create adjacent factories in Huntsville to mass-produce silicon carbide materials for ultra-lightweight components that are poised to revolutionize how jet engines are manufactured. Ohio-based GE Aviation announced the $200 million project for the factories at a press briefing today at the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GE Aviation readies first 3-D printed jet engine nozzle at Alabama plant

GE Aviation

AUBURN, Alabama -- GE Aviation is turning its facility in Auburn into the world’s first factory for 3-D printed jet engine fuel nozzles, landing the Alabama plant a starring role in a technology that promises to revolutionize aerospace manufacturing. GE Aviation, one of the world’s...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GE Aviation laser technology powers innovation at Alabama jet engine plant

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AUBURN, Alabama -- A new GE Aviation plant in Auburn will use Star Wars-like laser technology to help the industry giant produce critical jet engine components at a time when global demand for aircraft is projected to surge. Inside the GE Aviation plant in...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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