Shaw Industries Group, Inc.'s (Shaw) Andalusia, Ala. manufacturing facility was one of 14 businesses selected by Gov. Kay Ivey  and the Alabama Department of Commerce to participate in the second annual Made in Alabama Showcase at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery on Oct. 14, 2022.

"Today's Made in Alabama Showcase offered an excellent opportunity for some of Alabama's top companies to demo their products and connect with other businesses," said Gov. Ivey. "A vital part of the community for the last 30 years, Shaw Industries is Covington County's largest employer and remains dedicated to ensuring its work environment is representative of the top-notch products offered to consumers. I'm proud to have this world-leading company here in Alabama and am thankful for their participation in this year's Made in Alabama Showcase."

Plant 65, Shaw's Andalusia facility, creates fiber used to manufacture its residential and commercial carpets. Over the past three years, Shaw has invested in plant upgrades that improve efficiency, production, ergonomics and safety for more than 1,100 associates who work at the plant. Shaw has also made major investments in its people and their health and wellbeing with the recent opening of the on-site Shaw Family Health Center. The Shaw Family Health Center provides primary care, acute care, behavioral health and wellness services to the company's local associates and their dependents.

“The ‘Made in Alabama’ badge is synonymous with quality, and it’s crystal clear that the companies being honored in today’s showcase have mastered the art of turning out an amazing variety of world-class products,” said Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.

The honorees were nominated by the Alabama Department of Commerce, Manufacture Alabama, the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama and the Business Council of Alabama. The other honorees are as follows:

  • Frios Gourmet Pops, based in Mobile, produces gourmet popsicles for its franchisees across the country. 
  • To Your Health Sprouted Flour Company,  a national pioneer in producing organic sprouted grains. In their 17 years of business, they have grown to become the largest U.S. producer of sprouted grains, flours, legumes, seeds and nuts, producing close to one million pounds per year. They are located in Fitzpatrick, Alabama in Bullock County.
  • Victory Game Clocks is a female, veteran-owned and operated team sport timing supplier based in Roanoke, Alabama. 
  • WoodHaven Custom Calls designs top of the line turkey and deer calls in Heflin, Alabama. 
  • Red Land Cotton is a family-owned, direct-to-consumer e-commerce company crafting luxury bedding, towels and loungewear exclusively from cotton grown on their family farm in north Alabama. 
  • Golden Eagle Syrup founders, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Patterson Sr., produced their first can in Fayette, Alabama on October 28, 1928. The original manufacturing building still remains the home of Golden Eagle Syrup today. 
  • Jack Daniel Cooperage manufactures white oak barrels for Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. The Jack Daniel Cooperage is located in Trinity, Alabama and is home to approximately 175 employees. 
  • Specification Rubber Products began in 1968 as a manufacturer of molded rubber components for the waterworks industry, specializing in rubber gaskets. All of their products are Made in the USA in Alabaster, Alabama.
  • Central City Urban Farm is a hydroponic artisanal family farm producing herbs, leafy greens and vegetables. They grow gourmet lettuces, arugula, kale, swiss chard, parsley, basil, chives and cilantro. The farm location is in the Sloss Business District in downtown Birmingham. 
  • Hartzell Engine Technologies was formed in 2010 by Tailwinds Technologies from Kelly Aerospace Energy Systems. It is located in Montgomery. 
  • Prystup Packaging Products, Inc. is in the business of manufacturing folding paperboard cartons that are used to package a wide variety of consumer goods products, employing 140 local citizens in its operations. The company has been in business in Livingston, Alabama for more than 42 years.
  • Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. They have about 1,000 employees in Mobile and Birmingham, Alabama and another 32,000 employees across the world. 
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama employs more than 1,800 team members and builds more than 3,000 engines each day in Huntsville.