A $258,000 grant will lead to an estimated 162 immediate new jobs in Tuscaloosa County, Gov. Kay Ivey’s office has announced.
Ivey announced that Tuscaloosa County, which is providing a $64,500 match to receive the funds, will use the Community Development Block Grant to provide infrastructure improvements and upgrades needed by Schnellecke Logistics Alabama to locate in a new building near the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International automobile plant in Vance.
This company is expected to play a role in MBUSI’s plan to begin producing electric vehicles. Read Tuscaloosa News’ full story here.