Borbet Alabama announced it will permanently close manufacturing operations in Auburn. The facility had been in operation since 2003 and under the control of Borbet since 2008. The company had recently announced a $23.9 million expansion.
“Manufacturing industries like Borbet have a significant economic impact on a local community. We are thankful for all that the Borbet family has done for Auburn. Our department will continue to identify new opportunities for Auburn to replace the lost jobs and tax revenue,” said City of Auburn Economic Development Developer Phillip Dunlap. Read WSFA 12’s full story.