There are more than 22,000 employers in the Mobile area contributing to the Mobile area's growing and diverse economy. Longstanding employers in the chemical, maritime, aviation, paper and other manufacturing sectors include Shell Chemical, Airbus Americas Engineering, Mitsubishi Polysilicon, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards AL and many other companies are committed to Mobile and continue to invest in their facilities and employees. Recent expansions include Austal USA, Alabama Power, SSAB Americas, Horizon Shipbuilding, Aker Solutions and Tate and Lyle.
The success of these businesses has spurred new investment by domestic and global companies
such as ThyssenKrupp, Berg Steel,
Mobile Container Terminals, Standard Concrete Products,
Regent Aerospace, and many others.