Archive for the ‘Business’ Category
(From release)When you imagine downtown Huntsville, what experiences do you envision from Thanksgiving to New Years?
Mayor Tommy Battle wants to know your ideas in his December topic on the Imagine Huntsville community forum page. The 2012 season offers a wide variety of activities, but we are already thinking ahead to 2013. So, what ideas do [...]
Mayor Battle and other s held a press conference at Lawren’s Gift Shop on Madison Street Tuesday to announce the city’s “Shop Small” program. The program asks citizens to patronize local small businesses during the holidays.
(From release) For the most original merchandise, personal customer service, and a customer friendly sales staff, Mayor Tommy Battle is [...]
(From release) Sanmina-SCI’s Defense and Aerospace Systems Division is providing a $50,000 gift to The University of Alabama in Huntsville to increase the endowment of a scholarship fund that was established in 2000 in honor of Olin B. King.
King was the founder and former CEO of SCI Systems Inc., and under his leadership the company [...]
(From release) NASA has awarded Dynetics a contract to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS). Dynetics will demonstrate the use of modern manufacturing techniques to produce and test several primary components of the F-1 rocket engine originally developed for the Apollo Program, including an integrated [...]
(From release) The City of Huntsville and Mayor Tommy Battle presented the annual Air Pollution Control Achievement Awards today in the Council Chambers of Huntsville City Hall.
Five companies were recognized for significant contributions in emission reduction, air quality education and air quality stewardship. Honorees include Adtran, Boeing, Huntsville Hospital, National Copper & Smelting, and Saint [...]
(From release) Geocent is growing again – this time, straight up. A new sector is making moves to gain a share of the expanding and competitive Engineering Science market.
Beginning in July, all of Geocent’s engineering and aerospace support work has been collected under the banner of our new Engineering Services Sector, headquartered in Huntsville, AL.
(From release) Dynetics officials announced today the company will not open a proposed test facility in the Jackson County location known as Pinhook Hollow. This decision was based in part on the valid concerns of a few citizens regarding the operation in their community.
David King, Dynetics executive vice president, said , “Most of the concerns [...]
(From release) NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., today honored more than 300 team members whose exceptional contributions over the past year helped achieve the center’s goals and further NASA’s science, engineering and spaceflight endeavors — forging a new era of exploration and discovery for the nation’s space program.
Robin Henderson, acting director of [...]
(From release) Homes sales surged by 15.79 percent in the first half of 2012 when compared to the same period in 2011 according to new data prepared by the Huntsville Area Association of REALTORS® (HAAR). Home sales rose by 309 units in the six month period ending June 2012 to 2,266 when compared to 2011’s [...]
(From release) The City of Huntsville has selected retail specialist The Shopping Center Group to perform an economic development study on four strategic areas that are important to the City in gaining new retail investment.
The strategic areas include North Huntsville along Memorial Parkway Corridor, Jordan Lane Corridor, University Drive Corridor, and South Huntsville along Memorial [...]