Cullman County Ranks #1 in Total Statewide Economic Development Projects

by | May 2, 2018 | Breaking News, Business, County News, Cullman

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Cullman County Ranks #1 in Total Statewide Economic Development Projects

The Alabama Department of Commerce has just released certified facts and data concerning Cullman County’s dominant performance in the areas of economic development, particularly in new and expanding industry, for 2017.

Here are the outstanding economic facts about Cullman County:

31 Economic Development Projects
253 Jobs Created
$61,923,438 in Capital Investment

#1 in Total Economic Development Projects
#1 in Expansion Projects
#9 in Jobs Created by Expansion Projects
#9 in Capital Investment by Expansion Projects
#13 in Overall Capital Investment
#23 in Overall Jobs Created

compare this to the entire state of Alabama’s performance in 2017:

317 Economic Development Projects
61 New Industry Projects
256 Expanding Industry Projects

$4,413,562,055 in Capital Investment
$1,696,919,260 New Investment
$2,716,642,795 Expanding Investment

15,465 New Jobs
7,098 jobs from New Industry
8,367 jobs from Expanding Industry

Director of the Cullman Economic Development AgencyDale Greer – had these thoughts after reviewing the Alabama Department of Commerce report:

“Great job by all of us in Cullman. We should always be pleased with a strong industrial base report. Expanding industry growth reflects positively on the entirety of community.”

Here is the final New and Expanding Industry List for Cullman County certified by Alabama Department of Commerce. It is displayedcompany, total investment, and new jobs create:

Metrology South Inc. – $644,000 – 12
Advanced Rotors Inc, – $300,000 – 2
AGCOR Steel – $900,000 – 9
Agri-Steel Buildings, Inc. – $60,000 – 0
American Proteins Inc. – $8,100,000 – 10

Clay Machining – $80,000 – 0
Cullman Automation Inc. – $50,000 – 0
Cullman Cabinet and Supply Company – $757,000 – 5
DCA Ready Mix Inc/Ready Mix USA – $420,000 – 4
GSI/AGCO – $584,000 – 0

H H Technologies Inc. – $240,000 – 0
HomTex Inc. – $3,400,000 – 28
Inland Buildings – $735,000 – 25
Kennedy Galvanizing Inc. – $100,000 – 10
Keystone Automotive – $100,000 – 7

Littrell Brothers Lumber Company – $50,000 – 0
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation – $15,000,000 – 0
Nexan Building Products – $50,000 – 8
Pilgrim’s Pride, Inc. – $250,000 – 0
Reliance Worldwide – $4,300,000 – 41

Reliance Worldwide – $1,500,000 – 15
Robson Company Inc. – $120,000 – 0
Royal Technologies Corporation – $14,000,000 – 25
Rusken Packaging Inc. – $1,000,000 – 0
Simcoe Wood Products Inc – $0 – 22

Topre America Corporation – $4,158,632 – 12
TS Perfection Chain – $1,000,000 – 8
Wal-Mart Distribution Center – $3,600,000 – 0
WestRock – $324,806 – 10
Wisco Industries Inc. – $50,000 – 0
Zero RPM – $50,000 – 0

TOTAL = $ 61,923,438.00 – 253 jobs

Cullman County

Cullman County Ranks #1 in Total Statewide Economic Development Projects

Timothy Collins

Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at cullmantoday@gmail.com.

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