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Posted on: May 5, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA ANNOUNCES JO-ANN STORES DC EXPANSION, 30 NEW JOBS IN NEXT THREE YEARS

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Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced today that an existing Opelika distribution center will be expanding. Jo-Ann Stores DC will be investing more capital into its facility in Opelika to build and expand their current warehouse facility. Jo-Ann strives to ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 16, 2021

PHARMAVITE EXPANSION, 81 NEW JOBS IN 2021

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Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced today that an existing Opelika manufacturing company will be expanding. Pharmavite will be investing more capital into its facility in Opelika to establish additional manufacturing capacity. 

Pharmavite is one o...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 24, 2021

AUBURN-OPELIKA METROPOLITAN AREA NAMED IN BEST-PERFORMING CITIES INDEX BY THE MILKEN INSTITUTE

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The 2021 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index named the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area No. 17 Best Performing MSA in the United States and No. 2 Best Performing MSA in Alabama.

The Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropo...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 16, 2020

OPELIKA’S MANDO AMERICA CORPORATION INVESTING ADDITIONAL CAPITAL AND CREATING NEW JOBS

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Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced today that an existing Opelika manufacturing company ­– Mando America Corporation – will be investing additional capital for new equipment and creating new jobs. 

Mayor Gary Fuller stated, “Mando is one...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 21, 2020

OPELIKA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES OPELIKA INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PARK

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The City of Opelika, the Opelika Economic Development Department and the Opelika Industrial Development Authority are excited to announce the creation of the Opelika Innovation and Technology Park (OITP). The new park is located in an Opportunity Zone (OZ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Hanwha and West Fraser Announce Expansion in Opelika

Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced today that two existing Opelika manufacturing companies – West Fraser, Inc. and Hanwha Advanced Materials America– will be expanding.

Mayor Gary Fuller stated, “We are delighted at the commitment West Fraser and Hanwha a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 7, 2021

POINT BROADBAND ANNOUNCES RELOCATION OF NEW CORPORATE HEADQUATERS TO OPELIKA

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Point Broadband, a?fiber-to-the-home Internet service provider operating in 10 states across the eastern U.S.,?announced today?the relocation of its?corporate?headquarters to Opelika, Alabama.

During the initial phase of the company’s relocation,...

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