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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. 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
  • Metal 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 Foods (poultry)
  • AlaTrade Foods (poultry)


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

Modern Manufacturing

  • Atrion Medical Products, Inc. (medical devices)
  • Colormasters, LLC (flexible packaging)
  • Dixie Grinders, Inc. (industrial meat grinders)
  • DR1V, A Division of Tenneco (auto components)
  • FSGroup (food processing equipment)
  • Highline Warren (lubricant processing & packaging)
  • HFI, Inc. (automotive supplier)
  • Huhtamaki (disposable retail products)
  • HYCO Alabama, LLC (hydraulic cylinders and systems)
  • JST Corporation (cable harness assembly)
  • Kappler, Inc. (specialty textiles and protective clothing)
  • Marshall Precision Manufacturing (precision machining)
  • Mueller Corporation (fire hydrants)
  • Newman Technology (automotive supplier)
  • Parker-Hannifin (fluid connectors)
  • Pinnacle Manufacturing (environmental containers)
  • Progress Rail (rail technology)
  • PTS-Inc. (expeditionary communications)
  • Southern Metal Fabricators, Inc. (bulk storage equipment)
  • Syncro, Inc. (automobile electronic components)
  • TS TECH Alabama (automotive supplier)

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)
  • AR Recycling (industrial & consumer recycling)

Other Industry Sectors: Media & Marketing, Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

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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