Chemical & Steel Companies

Citronelle is located within 25 miles of a major steel and chemical industry corridor. This corridor includes the following companies:

  • AM/NS Calvert (joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp)
  • Outokumpu Stainless
  • SSAB
  • Berg Spiral Pipe
  • BASF
  • Praxair
  • Huntsman Advanced Materials
  • Bay Gas Storage
  • Olin Corporation
  • Tate & Lyle
  • U.S. Amines
  • Arkema
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Lenzing
  • Dupont
  • AMVAC Chemical
  • Shell Chemicals
  • Lindy Industrial Gases
  • Multisorb Technologies
  • Southern Ionics
  • Mobile Rosin Oil Company
  • OxyChem
  • Honeywell UOP
  • Kemira


Incentives

The City of Citronelle is willing to rebate a significant portion of local sales and property taxes generated off a project. The City of Citronelle is also willing to sell property to businesses for low prices.

  • Built In Advantages
    • Retail hub—over $12 million retail dollars per year spent by non-Citronelle citizens
    • 2-county area population: over 430,000 people
    • Close proximity to Airbus’ only USA-based assembly plant
    • Close proximity to one of the largest steel mills in the USA
    • Award-winning local schools
    • Alabama features the lowest property taxes in the USA

* Disclaimer: Incentives negotiations are subject to due diligence based on a project by project basis.


Available Properties


Skilled Labor

The following skilled labor in our 2-county labor shed is pertinent to the chemical-steel industry:

  • 4,992 Truck Drivers
  • 3,978 Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
  • 2,011 Welders
  • 1,264 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
  • 962 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • 913 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • 795 Chemical Equipment Operators
  • 648 Machinists
  • 545 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators
  • 420 Industrial Engineers
  • 340 Chemical Plant System Operators
  • 334 Industrial Production Managers
  • 315 Mechanical Engineers
  • 292 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators
  • 250 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
  • 222 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing
  • 168 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
  • 156 Millwrights
  • 156 Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators
  • 152 Chemists
  • 151 Chemical Engineers
  • 121 Sheet Metal Workers
  • 120 Heat Treating Equipment Operators
  • 118 Rolling Machine Operators
  • 118 Mixing and Blending Machine Operators
  • 117 Plating and Coating Machine Operators
  • 97 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
  • 90 Environmental Engineers
  • 64 Forging Machine Operators

 

Source of Business and Labor Numbers: The University of Southern Mississippi’s Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship