Stats & Facts – Week of September 25, 2017
Published on September 29, 2017
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Rev up your engines, Huntsville!
Toyota is investing $106 million at its plant in Huntsville and is adding 50 jobs. One-third of all American-built Toyota engines are produced at the Huntsville plant.
That’s a lotta Charger Blue
UAH hit a record enrollment with 9,101 students, a 7.5% increase compared to Fall 2016.
Women mean business in Huntsville
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce named PROJECTXYZ in Huntsville as a Women-Owned Business Achievement Award winner.
Exports and employment as high as the sky
Aerospace & Defense contributes the largest positive trade balance of any U.S. industry ($90 billion+ in 2016) and supports more than 2.4 million U.S. jobs, including 13% of all workers, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
Stats & Facts is a weekly series covering City of Huntsville economic development announcements, relevant national and regional statistics that could impact the Rocket City region and informational nuggets that span industries. It is compiled by Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond.