Another Alabama project makes national news! Vuteq, a global automotive supplier, along with Governor Kay Ivey, announced last week that the company would invest $60MM in a manufacturing facility to serve the Mazda Toyota plant. 🚗
More here via Autobody News: https://www.autobodynews.com/index.php/southeastern/item/18326-automotive-supplier-vuteq-to-create-200-jobs-in-al.html
More GOOD NEWS: Vuteq is a respected automotive supplier with an extensive overseas network that includes locations in Asia, North America, and South America. The company plans to create interior and exterior plastic-injected parts as well as a myriad of subassemblies for vehicles manufactured at the Mazda Toyota plant in the Huntsville-City annexed area of Limestone County.
Suppliers are a vital component of the supply chain. The project will yield an estimated 200 jobs and is a testament to Alabama’s leadership in the automotive industry.
More here in Alabama Political Reporter: https://www.alreporter.com/2019/08/26/auto-supplier-vuteq-to-create-200-jobs-in-alabama/
GOOD NEWS - DaikyoNishikawa breaks ground on first US plant in Alabama 🚗: Through collaborative efforts between the public and private sector, our state has positioned itself as a national and global leader the automotive industry. The state of Alabama continues to unveil major automotive industry-related announcements, which translates into more jobs in our area. DaikyoNishikawa's decision to establish its first US presence at the Mazda Toyota plant in north Alabama is an important component of the automotive supply chain and is a testament to the creation of an environment conducive for business.
Photo Credit: Alabama Department of Commerce
More here in the Alabama Political Reporter: https://www.alreporter.com/2019/08/23/ivey-attends-daikyonishikawa-u-s-groundbreaking-in-huntsville/
Increasing access to healthcare in Alabama's rural areas has always been important to me. As technology has advanced, helping folks understand the connection between rural broadband and telemedicine has been an essential part of that mission.
Today I would like to highlight Alicia Winkle, LPC, a client skilled in her craft who the Wall Street Journal recently featured for using telemedicine to help patients diagnosed with mental illness. Keep up the great work, and thank you for helping people in Alabama's rural communities. #Our67