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.
Producing $5.8 Billion worth of goods and services, the industry is a key economic driver for both the region and state. This leads to great opportunities in the sector. The average wage in Manufacturing in Southwest Alabama is $69,000, more than $25,000 higher than the average regional wage. Manufacturer employers seek individuals who are problem solvers with technical skills and creative minds. Whether you are an engineer looking to solve the latest puzzle in production or an operator ensuring everything runs as planned, manufacturing can provide challenging and rewarding employment.
SAWDC’s Manufacturing & Construction partners include:
Packaging Corporation of America
Brown and Root