Gregory Industries to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Manufacturing Facility in Athens

By  | December 8, 2022 | Filed under: News

ATHENS – Gregory Industries is breaking ground in Athens, Alabama, for a new G-STRUT® manufacturing facility. The ceremony will take place on December 8, 2022, at 10 a.m. at 26054 Airport Rd, Athens, AL 35614.

The first of three building phases will focus on a 90,000-square-foot manufacturing space and warehouse. Production at this new location will primarily focus on G-STRUT metal framing and back-to-back channels, along with related accessories. This project is a $30 million investment that will bring 100 jobs to Athens.

Those scheduled to speak at the groundbreaking ceremony include:

  • Greg Canfield, Secretary of Commerce, Alabama Department of Commerce
  • Bethany Shockney, President/CEO, Limestone County Economic Development Association
  • Matt Gregory, CEO, Gregory Industries
  • Jack Fite, President/CEO, Fite Building Company
  • Collin Daly, Chairman, Limestone County Commission
  • Ronnie Marks, Mayor, City of Athens
  • Pammie Jimmar, CEO, Athens-Limestone County Chamber of Commerce

Gregory partnered with Fite Building Company to construct the facility. In early 2022, the steel products manufacturer purchased 72 acres of land from Limestone County and the City of Athens.

Media Release/Limestone County Economic Development Association

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