Whether you are considering a new facility, relocating, expanding or reevaluating your bottom line, Dallas County has the facilities, incentives and people to make it work. The rich history and natural beauty of Selma and Dallas County are great for business, and even better for your people. When considering possible locations for your business, think Dallas County; our four industrial parks are ideal with the air, river, road and rail access you’ll need to cut costs, improve productivity, and get your product to consumers fast.
Located in Central Alabama, the Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority can get you all the information necessary to make a decision. Let the area’s history and stunning architecture serve the senses while the wealth of spirit and quality life fill the soul. Call or email us and put our team to work for you, because when we work together, together we work.
Quality Labor Force
Within a 40 mile radius of Selma, you’ll find a labor force of more than 211,299 people, with skills in manufacturing, utilities, retail, wholesale, communications and other industries. In fact, more than 5,000 workers commute to jobs in Dallas County. Selma has a large pool of workers immediately available in addition to a sizable number of under-employed people whose skills, education and experience exceed the demands of their current employment.
Vocational and Technical Programs
Our high schools offer technical classes and applied academic courses through vocational/technical schools. This curriculum offers programs that include welding, carpentry, auto mechanics, body shop, and health occupations.
This program is specially designed for students planning either to attend a two-year technical college or to enter the work place directly after graduation.