Historically, the Alabama Gulf Coast has been a big supporter of the chemical industry, attracting leading companies such as Olin, Ineos Phenol, BASF and Evonik to come and build their business. It shows no signs of slowing down – particularly in the MAST corridor.

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Historically, the Alabama Gulf Coast has been a big supporter of the chemical industry, attracting leading companies such as Olin, Ineos Phenol, BASF and Evonik to come and build their business. It shows no signs of slowing down – particularly in the MAST corridor.

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Export
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largest export in Alabama (chemicals)
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billion in chemicals exported in 2019
Port
0th
largest U.S. Port by tonnage
railroad
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class 1 Railroads
Jobs
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chemical jobs in Alabama
Building
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chemical companies in Alabama

Our Experts

Amendi Stephens

Amendi Stephens

PROJECT MANAGER
ALABAMA POWER

Amendi Stephens represents Industrial Business Development within Alabama Power Company’s Economic and Community Development organization. She has over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. Her experience as a Business Development Manager along with her analytical skills and background in chemical engineering uniquely suits her as a key resource to industrial companies seeking to grow their businesses within the state of Alabama.

Work: 205.257.3947  Mobile: 404.583.3269

Shelby Glover Zaricor

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Shelby Glover Zaricor is the Director of Business Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. The Mobile Chamber is the lead economic development entity for Mobile County, Alabama. Her primary role is helping new industry locate and existing industry expand in Mobile County. Shelby holds a Master’s degree in Economic Development, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing both from the University of Southern Mississippi. Shelby has been with the Mobile Chamber for three years and is a Baldwin County native with a passion for helping shape communities.

Work: 251.431.8616

Our Experts

Amendi Stephens

Amendi Stephens

PROJECT MANAGER
ALABAMA POWER

Amendi Stephens represents Industrial Business Development within Alabama Power Company’s Economic and Community Development organization. She has over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. Her experience as a Business Development Manager along with her analytical skills and background in chemical engineering uniquely suits her as a key resource to industrial companies seeking to grow their businesses within the state of Alabama.

Work: 205.257.3947  Mobile: 404.583.3269

Shelby Glover Zaricor

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Shelby Glover Zaricor is the Director of Business Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. The Mobile Chamber is the lead economic development entity for Mobile County, Alabama. Her primary role is helping new industry locate and existing industry expand in Mobile County. Shelby holds a Master’s degree in Economic Development, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing both from the University of Southern Mississippi. Shelby has been with the Mobile Chamber for three years and is a Baldwin County native with a passion for helping shape communities.

Work: 251.431.8616

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“With over 25 chemical companies operating in the MAST corridor, the chemical industry has long been a vital part of our local economic profile. We are committed to continued growth and success of this key industry cluster and are excited about its future in the Mobile area.”

David Rodgers, Vice President, Economic Development Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Alabama Power
“As Alabama’s economy continues to expand and diversify, the chemical products industry will continue to play an important role. Alabama Power will support the future of the chemicals sector by working with existing businesses and recruiting new companies that create jobs and generate additional revenue in the MAST Corridor.”
Patrick Murphy, Mobile Division Vice President, Alabama Power
USA

“The University of South Alabama’s Center for Real Estate and Economic Development conducted a study to estimate regional economic impacts of potential infrastructure investments and operations of the natural gas and petrochemical industries in the MAST region.  The University will continue to provide support to the MAST Initiative in bringing that potential growth to fruition.”

Dr. J. Reid Cummings, University of South Alabama

“Spire is pleased to provide natural gas services that support the growth of the MAST Chemical Corridor. As we help build the future of the Mobile area, Spire looks forward to providing a reliable and value-driven energy source for the chemical industry.”

Monica Garsed, Economic Development Project Manager, Spire

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