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AGP Welcomes New Board Members

Please help us welcome following new directors for our board from the left: Leticia Rocco, Mercedes-Benz U.S. InternationalPauline Langemann, AGP Young Professional ChairRegina Range, The University of AlabamaFred McCallum, Birmingham Business AllianceJudith Adams, Alabama State Port AuthorityLauren Lambiase, Alabama PowerJustin Rummer, Bocar US Not present in picture: Kelly Nelson, Rausch and Pausch LP

AGP Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on Thursday, November 7, at Birmingham’s Biergarten with German style food.

AGP Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall at Birmingham’s Biergarten with German style food, beverages and networking. On 13 August 1961, work began on constructing the Berlin Wall. It stood as a symbol of a divided city and country, of terror and the Cold War. Overnight, it changed an entire …

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German company, ID Plastics, to open first U.S. manufacturing operation in Auburn with 50 jobs

ID Plastics LP, which manufactures a variety of technical plastic products, plans to invest $9.8 million to open its first U.S. operation in Auburn, Governor Kay Ivey announced Monday, Oct. 14. “Our continued efforts and partnerships with local communities have led to another great manufacturer coming to Alabama,” Governor Ivey said. “ID Plastics’ decision to …

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German automotive supplier in Auburn, RAPA LP, receives the distinguished “2018 Outstanding Quality Supplier” award from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Congratulations to our AGP member; German automotive supplier in Auburn, RAPA LP. They received the distinguished “2018 Outstanding Quality Supplier” award form Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 This is the third nomination for RAPA LP but the first year that the specialty valve manufacturer received the award. Less than 50 manufacturing …

German automotive supplier in Auburn, RAPA LP, receives the distinguished “2018 Outstanding Quality Supplier” award from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Read More »

IBM report ranks Alabama No. 1 for jobs from 2018 foreign investment

Alabama also scored high rankings in other metrics related to foreign investment in the 2019 Global Location Trends report, prepared by IBM-Plant Location International, which provides site selection services to corporate clients and advises economic development organizations. “Foreign investment has been an important driver of job creation in Alabama for many years, and it continues to …

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AGP Hosting Lunch & Learn with The Consulate General of Canada

We will be joined by David Weiner, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner, The Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta and Detlef Engler, Senior Investment Officer, The Embassy of Canada in Berlin, Germany. They will discuss the Canada-EU free trade agreement and how German and American companies can use it to grow trade between the countries. The Congressional consideration …

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