Who We Are

The Industrial Development Board of Auburn, AL, is responsible for the industrial growth of the city through the expansion of manufacturing operations. Our organization was born from the partnership between the city’s Economic Development Department and Industrial Development Board.

We use the four existing technology parks in Auburn, AL, to recruit manufacturing companies based on present market needs, focus areas, economic impact, and investment models. In addition, we utilize high-tech job recruitment aids and focused workforce development efforts to push our city to the forefront of the state, the nation, and the world.

Our efforts are meant to improve the quality of life among residents by investing in local industries and empowering the workforce. This is how we continue to create special partnerships with various business organizations and generate career opportunities.

What We Do

We have invested in the city’s industrial development and have seen significant growth of more than $2.4 billion since 1994. Our diverse industries are built around the goal of nurturing small to medium tech-based and value-adding companies that manufacture for the aerospace, automotive, pharmaceutical, machining, product packaging, and other sectors. We’re always looking for talent to join our growing manufacturing sector.

Fruitful Career Opportunities Await

Whether you’re searching for a career in manufacturing or exploring other job opportunities in Auburn, you can count on us to connect you to potential employers in the area. Take control of your professional journey and browse job openings today!

News

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Schmidt Automotive invests $7.7M in Auburn location

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1/17/2023 1 min read (334) 501-7266

RAPA invests over $25M in Auburn facility

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1/15/2023 1 min read (334) 501-7266

EV charging station manufacturer opening first U.S. location in Auburn

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12/20/2022 1 min read (334) 501-7266

Seohan Auto USA invests $13.5M in Auburn expansion

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7/19/2022 1 min read (334) 501-7266

Manufacturing training center awarded Alabama Power Foundation grant

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2/10/2022 1 min read (334) 501-7266

Frequently Asked Questions

How many industries are in the City of Auburn?

We have at least 46 different local industries. However, as we welcome more and more people from all over the globe, this number is set to grow in the following years.

What is the population of Auburn, AL?

We have nearly 100,000 residents, including Auburn University students.

What types of industries are in Auburn?

We have locally owned businesses in:

  • Automotives
  • Aerospace
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Electronics
  • Machining and Additive Machining
  • And More!

How many employees work in the city’s manufacturing sector?

Nearly 5,000 people work manufacturing jobs in Auburn.

What are fun things to do in Auburn, AL?

We have various university and community sporting events, hiking trails in Chewacla State Park and surrounding areas, a diverse local food scene, and exciting downtown shopping and entertainment centers.

What types of jobs are available in the area?

Auburn always welcomes engineers, retail managers, accountants, real estate agents, machining experts, quality control workers, human resources professionals, and everything in between!

How do I apply for jobs in Auburn, Alabama?

Contact us to learn how you can submit your resume or apply directly for any vacancies posted on our website.