TBIC Member


Adam Himber Vice President

www.ShoalsEDA.com [email protected] +1-256-349-5632
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Shoals Economic Development Authority

Shoals Economic Development Authority

Select The Shoals!

The Shoals, comprised of Colbert and Lauderdale Counties and collectively designated as the Florence-Muscle Shoals MSA, is a vibrant region that is the center for economic development and commerce in Northwest Alabama. The Shoals EDA is focused on enhancing the region's business ecosystem by ensuring it has what it takes to be successful: affordable housing for people who live and work here, a trained and employable workforce, infrastructure, and enough economic and talent diversity to secure the resiliency of The Shoals economic future. With the availability of over 1,000 acres of prime industrial property, industrial buildings, and a robust and reliable electricity generation portfolio focused on a diverse and cleaner energy mix, The Shoals EDA is prepared to support industrial development in the area. Whatever the need, there’s a reason to Select The Shoals!

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Community Profile


150,791 (Florence-Muscle Shoals MSA)


(45-mile radius)

GDP per Capita

39,283 $ (Florence-Muscle Shoals MSA)



(Florence-Muscle Shoals MSA)


(45-mile radius)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Chemicals / Plastics / Advanced Materials, Data / IT, Fabrication, Food / Beverage Processing

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Shoals Economic Development Authority

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Constellium (France) Aluminum Rolled Products 1300
Essity (Sweden) Health and Hygiene Products 520
Tarkett Alabama, Inc. (France) Flooring Products 379
Holcim (Switzerland) Commercial Roofing and Building Envelope Solutions 173
Robbins LLC. (Sweden) Retreading Products 48
Valmet, Inc. (Finland) Process Technologies, Automation, and Services for the Pulp, Paper, and Energy Industries 39