Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced Nucor Corp., is building a new manufacturing facility that will create 200 job, and invest around $125 million to open the facility in north Alabama. The new jobs, which will produce transmission towers, will likely be filled over a four-year period.
Governor Ivey has stated “Alabama offers world-class companies like Nucor all of the advantages they need to find success, including a skilled workforce, a pro-business environment and a solid support system,” Nucor facilities across the state of Alabama (w/locations in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Fort Payne, Eufaula and Decatur), produce steel, tubular products, joists and decking and metal buildings
“As America’s most diverse industrial manufacturer of steel products, we will be able to efficiently supply this new plant, helping to ensure that our nation’s critical energy and digital infrastructure is built with the cleanest, most sustainable steel in the world,” Leon Topallian, Chair, President and CEO of Nucor Corp., said.
The plant will be highly automated, and will utilize efficient straight-line production and will also include advanced hot-dip galvanizing operations.
Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling said “We’re thankful for the approximately $125 million investment and the 200 jobs created with a compensation of around $75,000,”