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Manufacture Alabama

Standing up
free enterprise

Standing up for Alabama's manufacturing jobs

Affecting outcomes

Manufacture Alabama is the only trade association in the state dedicated exclusively to the competitive, legislative, regulatory and operational interests and needs of manufacturers and their partner industries and businesses.

MA represents hundreds of companies – from the most recognized international corporations to small, family-owned operations – that share common interests and face similar competitive challenges.Each one is vital component of Alabama's economy and job base.

Upcoming Events


Girls Learning About Manufacturing

Girls Learning About Manufacturing (GLAM) is a program designed to create interest in manufacturing careers among female students who will soon enter the workforce.


WiM dedicated to providing year-round support to women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry. Join the WiM Alabama Chapter today!

Proud Past | Bright Future

Meet the Staff

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Jon Barganier

President and CEO

Manufacture Alabama 2023
George Clark

Director Emeritus and President of Workforce Development

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Schuyler Espy

APPCO Executive Director

Katelin Essig

Events & Communications Specialist

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Robin F. Ricks

Vice President of Policy & Advocacy

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Amanda Salazar

Vice President of Communications & Membership

Our Mission:

To create a business and political climate that promotes a positive, competitive environment and enhances the opportunity for growth of Alabama manufacturers.

Our Vision:

To make Alabama the best business and political location in the U.S. for manufacturers.

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