Council member: New aerospace supplier coming to Mobile
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Mobile officials back from the Paris Air Show have offered a sliver of exciting news: There's a new aerospace supplier coming to Mobile.
The area's delegation included officials from the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, the Mobile Airport Authority, the city of Mobile and Mobile County. Gov. Kay Ivey also took part, as did Sens. Richard Shelby and Doug Jones.
At the Mobile City Council's meeting on Wednesday, District 3 Councilman C.J. Small said Mobile was the talk of the convention thanks to Airbus' presence. Small was one of three council members to attend the show, along with Fred Richardson and John Williams.
"The chairman of Airbus did not sugarcoat it," Small said. "He was blunt. He told suppliers to locate in Mobile. 'Mobile is where it is happening.'"
One new supplier will be announced in a couple of weeks after...