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Governor Kay Ivey announced that Sunbelt Solomon Services, one of the world’s largest providers of commercial and industrial electrical distribution equipment, plans to open a $5 million facility in Coffee County to repair and recycle electrical transformers. (Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce; Jesse Quillen, Executive Director, Wiregrass Economic Development Corp.)
The Town of Innisfil is embarking on the development of a new three-year Economic Development Strategic Plan to guide the future direction of economic development programming, services and priorities. (Laura Thompson, Manager of Economic Development, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)