Tomberlin’s Take: If Airbus Expands, Aerospace Becomes More Like Automotive in Alabama
9 Dec 2015
It’s a pattern we’ve become used to in Alabama.
An international automaker chooses a site in the state for a new manufacturing plant. It produces a popular new model using some parts that are produced from suppliers that also located in Alabama. Its success leads to it expanding its plant, making it feasible for more suppliers to expand or set up plants here to supply other suppliers and the auto plant itself.