Forestry Still a Key in Alabama Economy

The forest products industry remains one of the strongest industries in Alabama in terms of annual capital investment and employment, according to a report released recently by Gov. Kay Ivey and the state Department of Commerce.

In the 2016 New and Expanding Industry Report released by Ivey and Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield, forestry accounted for 50 projects in 2016 with $1.197 billion in new capital investments and 1,005 direct jobs created. read more >>