15 2014 NEW & EXPANDING INDUSTRY PROFILES ABC Supply Co. Inc. AGC Automotive Americas Expanding Industry: Manufacturing, automotive glass processing & sequencing Location: Alabaster, AL Capital investment: $3,000,000 Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan Website: www.agc-automotive.com NAICS: 327215 AGC Group is in global cooperation with Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. in the center of the group, and focuses on five business areas—automotive glass, flat glass, display, chemicals, and electronics & energy taking pride in its world-class core technologies with glass, fluorine chemistry, and other key areas. The automotive glass division of AGC Group, strives to provide quality products and services worldwide as an automotive glazing supplier under its unified global brand, ‘AGC Automotive’. AGC Automotive mainly produces and sells automotive glass for new vehicles and aftermarket replacement glass, and has top global market share with the new vehicle market. Profiled on these pages are the 79 companies, within the region’s primary business sectors, that announced 3,011 jobs and $370 million in capital investment in the Birmingham seven-county region during 2014. Their investments represent confidence in the regional business climate and the ability to sustain growth. Some are new to our community, while others have made the region their home for many years, but they all agree that Birmingham is a great place to grow their business. A & J Steel Products Expanding Industry: Wholesale distribution, steel products Location: Snead, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 15 Capital Investment: $1,200,000 Headquarters: Snead, AL Website: www.aandjsteel.net NAICS: 423510 A&J Steel is a full-line steel distributor specializing in pipe and tubing. Its mission is to make steel buying easy for all of its customers. Action Resources New Industry: Transportation and Logistics Location: Birmingham, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 40 Capital Investment: $3,200,000 Headquarters: Birmingham, AL Website: www.action-resources.com NAICS: 484230 Action Resources provides transportation services involving specialty chemicals and hazardous waste throughout the U.S. and Canada. A&A Machine & Welding Inc. Expanding Industry: Manufacturing, machine shop and welding Location: Jasper, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 10 Headquarters: Jasper, AL Website: www.aamachine1.com NAICS: 332710 A&A Machine and Welding Inc. began operations in 1978 and incorporated in 1982. Its facility in Jasper spans more than 70,000 square feet, allowing several large fabrication jobs in process concurrently. It has a staff with many combined years experience in both precision machinery and welding fabrication. Since its shop is operated as a job shop, it has experience in several areas of the machine and fabrication shop industry. Expanding Industry: Wholesale distribution, roofing supplies Location: Birmingham, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 6 Capital investment: $3,200,000 Headquarters: Beloit, WI Website: www.abcsupply.com NAICS: 423390 ABC Supply Co. Inc. is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing materials in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products, tools and related supplies. Since its start in 1982, it has grown to become a national organization with more than 450 branches and other facilities in 44 states.
Growth Report 2015
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