Key Industries 2018-02-05T23:25:42+00:00

Key Industries

Aerospace
Manufacturing
Construction
Healthcare
Maritime

Aviation and Aerospace Cluster

The aerospace industry is one of the key clusters in Southwest Alabama, and includes several of the largest employers in the region. This cluster employs highly-skilled workers in the region who earn above average wages. The aerospace industry bolsters the Southwest Alabama regions reputation as a leader in high technology and innovation.

The Aviation Cluster employer members include Airbus Final Assembly Line (FAL), VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Continental Motors, Segers Aero Corporation, Carlisle, Certified Aviation Services, and UTC Aerospace System.

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Resources

WATC Workforce Initiative Program Outline

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SAWDC Aviation Cluster Leadership Trip to Wichita, KS – Itinerary

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SAWDC Aviation Cluster 02.15.17 Minutes

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SAWDC Aviation Cluster 02.15.17 PPT

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ATN’s Supplier Core Tool Training Schedule

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Advanced Manufacturing

The manufacturing cluster in Southwest Alabama includes a wide range of advanced manufacturing companies. Process manufacturers in the region include leading producers of steel, chemicals, and paper related products. The region’s skilled workforce supports manufacturing which directly employs over 25,000 workers in Southwest Alabama.

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Construction

In a growing region like Southwest Alabama, the construction sector provides key support in the expansion of the infrastructure. Construction employed approximately 17,000 workers in the region in 2010. It is expected to grow quickly, adding close to 3,000 additional jobs over the next ten years. The construction cluster is an important cog in Southwest Alabama’s economy as it continues to expand in size and diversity.

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Healthcare

Southwest Alabama is home to a vibrant health care community that includes not only health care providers but researches and educators as well. The healthcare industry is a stabilizing force in the regional labor market that can stay strong and expand employment throughout the economic cycle. The healthcare cluster provides world-class treatment for residents in Southwest Alabama while also providing challenging and rewarding jobs.

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Maritime

Southwest Alabama supports a major maritime cluster, spearheaded by its renowned shipbuilding industry. The Mobile Bay gives the region a natural advantage to propel and sustain this highly competitive cluster. The maritime cluster includes not only shipbuilding, but port activities and the economic activity generated by water transportation enterprises.

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