Entries by Bud McLaughlin

EOS selects Huntsville for flagship manufacturing facility

Electro Optic Systems (EOS), a leading Australian technology company in the aerospace and defense markets, has selected Huntsville for its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility. The company made the announcement Wednesday, joined by state and city leaders at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. “EOS is very happy to have the opportunity to formally join the Huntsville community,” […]

South Huntsville selected as Main Street Alabama Community

South Huntsville has been designated a Main Street Alabama community, according to a statement Friday from the nonprofit Main Street Alabama organization. The area of Huntsville will join a statewide effort to build stronger communities through effective downtown and neighborhood commercial district revitalization. Main Street Alabama uses a national model with a 40-year track record […]

Garver project to be inducted into Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame

A signature water treatment project by a Huntsville engineering firm has earned Alabama’s highest engineering honor . Garver Engineering’s Tuscumbia Water Treatment Plant and Supply Improvements project is being inducted into the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame, joining less than 50 other projects in achieving the recognition since its inception in 1987. The […]

Madison sets groundbreaking for development, baseball stadium

MADISON — The first pitch won’t be thrown for another two years, but progress continues to round the bases for Madison’s multi-use development, including a baseball stadium for the city’s new minor league team. City officials have set a groundbreaking for June 9 at the site of Town Madison, adjacent to I-565 and Zierdt Road. […]

Travel industry sets record in Madison County

Visitors to Madison County provided a nearly $1.3 billion economic impact in 2016, according to figures released Wednesday by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Alabama Tourism Department. It was the highest level ever for the county as travel and tourism provided more than 16,400 jobs. It was a 9.2 percent increase […]

Huntsville’s T-H Marine Supplies acquires Blue Water LED

T-H Marine Supplies has acquired Blue Water LED, a producer of LED light kits and components for recreation vehicles. Jeff Huntley, president of Huntsville-based T-H Marine, made the announcement of the deal Monday. “We are so excited to announce the acquisition of the Blue Water assets,” Huntley said. “We have long admired the quality of […]

New International Cargo Connection for HSV: Panalpina Launches Flights to Mexico

Panalpina has added Queretaro International Airport in Mexico to its charter network which also connects Mexico City and Guadalajara with Panalpina’s air freight gateway in Huntsville, according to a news release from Huntsville International Airport. Querétaro’s addition to the regular connections of the Panalpina Charter Network means Panalpina is the only freight carrier to serve […]