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Got jobs going overseas looking for better opportunities sometimes they -- come here looking for the same thing.
-- this Airbus the European airplane manufactured just announcing it's gonna open a factory in Alabama.
That's right Alabama a right to work state the same appeal South Carolina had -- Airbus rival Boeing.
We've got you covered on this remarkable story with the governor of Alabama.
And then the chairman of Airbus America's first to the governor Robert Dudley got -- -- congratulations good for you.
Thank you very much we're very excited what was the draw you offered besides Iran inevitable charm and.
-- -- I'm not -- -- my charm -- anything to do that but mobile offers a lot that other areas did not offer of course the state of Alabama offers alive you know we are right to work state.
I do believe that we have the best workforce training programs of any state in the country.
The cost of doing business in Alabama is low taxes are low cost of energy is low.
And and mobile offers a very unique.
Things that other places did not offer and that has to do with the -- -- It has to do with.
The -- clean air force base that was closed down it has a very long runway it's okay we have a lot of things to -- mobile.
I'm did and will raise this with the Airbus executive in just a sudden governor to -- our right to work state.
Anything to do it.
Well I think being a right to work state is the number one reason that many international companies look at Alabama.
And the other right to work states.
Do you think that that's a -- sense to more heavily unionized states.
Those who -- I remember though blowing dust up when they move those thousand jobs started new plant.
In South Carolina and integrated this political up raw than the National Labor Relations Board got involved in the middle of -- almost -- the thing down.
Later drop they -- -- those thousand workers are still there for Boeing itself Caroline's.
Does that does that was a defining moment for example had that case been loss by South Carolina.
And by -- That that you would not have been in the position -- -- our to have anything to do it.
You know I think that Alabama has always been a ride to work state and I think it's very important.
It's it's important for European companies but is also important very important for Asian companies as we try to recruit.
International companies to the state.
And Airbus never told you that.
This is tit for tat Boeing did this to them a couple of states away from you they're gonna do this -- you.
Well you know actually we've had a very good relationship with Airbus for almost -- years.
And that Airbus.
Law also the contractor owned the attackers.
-- but we started an entirely.
Dealing with the -- commercial airline the the the NA 320 which will be produced in Mobile, Alabama.
This is a totally new.
Approach and this this has nothing to do with the it except the relationship.
It has nothing to do with the -- past contract alright governor thank you again congratulations again.
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