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For many industries, choosing Marshall County was a natural choice. Industries like Newman Technology, TS TECH Alabama, Mueller Corporation, Kappler USA, Pilgrim's Pride, and Tyson Foods, Inc. found the location, workforce, infrastructure, and resources they needed in Marshall County.


Here are just a few of the many reasons:

Trainable Workers and Free Workforce Programs

One of the greatest advantages of locating in Marshall County, Alabama is the workforce recruitment and training programs available for new and expanding industries. Many of these programs are available at no cost to the employer and can be customized.

Small Town Prices with Big City Advantages

The four main cities of Marshall County – AlbertvilleArabBoaz, and Guntersville – create a regional area that is much like a larger city. This means businesses can take advantage of lower costs of living and still have access to the resources they need. Plus, the county is less than three hours away from major Southeastern markets, including Huntsville, Birmingham, Atlanta, Nashville, and Chattanooga.

A Diverse Industrial Base

Some of the major industries already located in Marshall County include:

Aerospace & Aviation

  • Advanced Flight Solutions
  • BK Aerospace
  • Meta Research, Inc.

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

  • Southern Parallel Forest Products (lumber processing)
  • Tucker Milling (performance-based feeds)
  • Parallel 33 (lumber processing)
  • Pilgrim's Pride (poultry)
  • Wayne Farms (poultry)
  • Tyson (poultry)


  • Laysan Bio, Inc.
  • Agri-Flavors, Inc.


  • Colormasters, LLC (flexible packaging)
  • Atrion Medical Products, Inc. (medical devices)
  • Dixie Grinders, Inc. (industrial meat grinders)
  • DR1V, A Division of Tenneco (auto components)
  • TS TECH Alabama (automotive supplier)
  • Newman Technology (automotive supplier)
  • Orchid Orthopedics (medical device design and development)
  • HFI, Inc. (automotive supplier)
  • Kappler USA (specialty textiles and protective clothing)
  • Mueller Corporation (fire hydrants)
  • Syncro, Inc. (automobile electronic components)
  • Parker-Hannafin (fluid connectors)
  • Highline Warren (lubricant processing & packaging)
  • JST Corporation (cable harness assembly)
  • Progress Rail (rail technology)

Construction & Design

  • Paragon Decors, Inc. (framed art)
  • Shutters By Design (custom shutters)
  • Kabco Builders, Inc. (manufactured housing)


  • ICD Melting Solutions (refined specialty metals)
  • Roy Tech Environ (industrial plastics)

Experience Marshall County Firsthand

For more information about Marshall County or to schedule a community visit, contact the Marshall County Economic Development Council at 256-582-5100.


Update 2022-Q3

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