Supplier Profiles

Custom Manufacturing by Listening

Mark McClanahan looked at the growing automotive industry in Alabama and saw a window of opportunity. And a door. And a hood. A...

MakeTime Helps Companies Shave Time While Procuring Machined Parts

Lexington, Kentucky is known as the “Horse Capital of the World, ” where multimillion dollar thoroughbreds graze on well-manicured rolling hills.  Companies...

Gist Leads Tennessee Company to Success Despite Turbulent Times

It took only one visit to an auto manufacturing giant’s Detroit, Michigan, plant for Andre Gist to know he had a future...

Crossing out Corrosion

Roy Metal Finishing Co. was in the “right place at the right time.” The right place, according to Adam Brumfield, director...

Suppliers Times

Sake is becoming the drink of choice for toasting economic success in Walker County, Alabama. When parts manufacturer Yorozu Automotive began construction...

Stronger & Lighter

Clinton, a city of about 10, 000 people in eastern Tennessee, has proved to be a great location for automotive supplier Eagle...

Shimmer and Shine

When Ray Carcione was young, cars shimmered with a lot of chrome. Wheels, hood ornaments, fenders, grills, trim. Chrome...

Packing it Up

Some experts say it takes three years for a new business to gain the momentum needed just to get to the starting line on...

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Toyota SUV to emerge from the Mazda Toyota joint venture plant

Toyota announced today that plans for the upcoming Mazda Toyota plant being built in Huntsville, Alabama will include a new, as yet unnamed Toyota...

Mitsubishi heads South later this year

The automotive sector in the South is expected to grow by one OEM by the end of the year when Mitsubishi Motors North America...

Built by Design: Bristol Group offers concrete solutions

Kentucky, known for thoroughbred horse racing, bourbon and college basketball, has another seriously strong asset - the auto industry. Leading sellers Camry and F-Series...

Chasing Excellence

In the competitive world of the automotive industry, the team at WKW (Walter Klein Wuppertal) Erbsloeh doesn’t bat an eye at their rivals. The...

Persistence leads to success at Morrison Industries

Growing up, Morrison Industries’ CEO Jacob Wilson spent most summer days and school-year Saturdays working with his father, Ron Wilson, who bought a family-owned...