19 New Industry: Transportation and logistics Location: Vestavia Hills, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 2 Headquarters: Seattle, WA Website: www.expeditors.com NAICS: 541614 Expeditors is a Fortune 500 global logistics company that employs over 13,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 250 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions. Expanding Industry: Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, R&D Location: Birmingham, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 90 Capital investment: $10,000,000 Headquarters: Essen, Germany Website: www.evonik.com NAICS: 325199 Evonik is one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies. Expanding Industry: Distribution and services, earth scalpers and screeners Location: Bessemer, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 4 Capital investment: $450,000 Headquarters: Bessemer, AL Website: www.crusherworks.com NAICS: 423810 Crusher Works sells and services aggregate machinery with products including crushers, screens, shredders, grinders, chippers and conveyors. It has a combined experience of over 30 years supporting a wide range of industries including recycling, sand and gravel, limestone quarries, coal mines, asphalt, concrete, demolition, top soil, mulch, and compost. New Industry: Manufacturing, PVC products Location: Pelham, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 10 Capital investment: $750,000 Headquarters: Levallois Perret, France Website: www.extruflex.com NAICS: 326112 For more than 45 years, Extruflex has been at the forefront in the world of flexible PVC production. From its formulation using only selected raw material for compounding to its final conversion into strips and sheets via the extrusion process. The total integration of compounding and extrusion techniques has ensured optimum quality and technical excellence over our whole product range. Georgia-Pacific Extruflex North America Expanding Industry: Manufacturing, laminated veneer lumber Location: Thorsby, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 30 Capital investment: $6,000,000 Headquarters: Atlanta, GA Website: www.gp.com NAICS: 321214 Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. Expeditors International of Washington Inc. Evonik Corp. Extec Industries (Crusher Works) Grooms Aluminum Processing New Industry: Manufacturing, metals processing Location: Ashville, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 10 Capital investment: $1,000,000 Headquarters: Ashville, AL NAICS: 331314 Aluminum processing.
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