ATHENS - About a year after opening in Ardmore, Advanced Technical Avionics is expanding in the Dekko Industrial Park and looking for more sites for additional expansion.
One possible site for expansion is Decatur, near the Alabama Robotics Technology Park.
The $1.1 million capital investment in Ardmore will add 80 jobs and double its operation to roughly 45,000 square feet. The plant currently has 25 employees.
ATA specializes in custom cable and wire harness assemblies, custom box builds, and electromechanical assemblies for aerospace, the military and medical industries.
On Monday, the Limestone County Commission approved a one-time $26,000 state sales tax abatement and a $32,930 abatement of non-educational county property taxes. The property tax abatement is $3,293 a year for 10 years.