Monroeville / Monroe County Chamber
Major Industries

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

(Updated Feb. 2015: Monroeville/Monroe County Chamber of Commerce)

MANUFACTURERS

ALABAMA RIVER CELLULOSE, LLC
Post Office Box 100
Perdue Hill, AL 36470
Telephone: 251.575.2000
Fax: 251.743.8432
EVP & General Manager: Tim McIlwain
Public Affairs: Tina Kicklighter
Email: tina.kicklighter@gapac.com
Human Resources: Anita Ashworth
Email: amashwor@gapac.com
Produces hardwood & softwood pulps
Distribution: International
Employment: 440
​Website:  
www.gp.com


GEORGIA PACIFIC, LLC
WOOD & FIBER PROCUREMENT

P. O. Box 99
Perdue Hill, AL 36470
Area Procurement Manager: Hank Bauer
Telephone: 251.743.8268
Fax: 251.743.8401
Employment: 27
Website: www.gp.com


B & B CABINET DOORS, LLC
360 Industrial Park Drive
Monroeville, Alabama 36460
Telephone: 251.575.7867
Fax: 251.575.4957
Established: 2001
Owners: Ricky Carnes & Neel Lavender
Employment: 12
Manufactures unfinished cabinet doors and custom millwork
Email: bbcabinetdoors@frontiernet.net
Website: http://bbcabinetdoors.com


BEATRICE MEAT COMPANY
2595 Grant Boulevard
Beatrice, AL 36425
Telephone: 251.789.2242
Established 2005
Owners: David F. Steele, J. Hudson Hines, & Hines Steele
General Manager: Jeff Kircharr
Employment: 5 - 15
Manufactures and wholesale Monroe Sausage; Venison processors
Email: beatrice@monroesausage.com
Website: http://www.beatricemeatcompany.com
Website: http://www.monroesausage.com

COVINGTON HEAVY DUTY PARTS INC
3885 South Alabama Ave
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.4111
Fax: 251.575.7018 or
1000 By Pass West, P. O. Box 1049
Andalusia, AL 36420
Telephone: 334.222.4153 - 800.222.3875
Fax: 334.222.7638
Est: 1972
President: Jimmy E. Pate
Managers: Todd Pate, VP
Human Resources: Melissa Barefoot
Employment: 6
Email: melissabf@centurytel.net
Website: www.covingtonhd.com

GATE PRECAST COMPANY
2440 South Alabama Ave
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.2803
Fax: 251.575.9174
Est.: 1984
President & COO: Dean Gwin
VP of Operations: Mark Ledkins
VP of Engineering: Tom Blazek
Plant Manager: Mark Blanton
Human Resources: Kenny Ryals
Email: kryals@gateprecast.com
Manufacturer of Architectural Precast Concrete
Employment: 162
Parent Company: Gate Petroleum Company
Email: info@gateprecast.com
Website: www.gateprecast.com


GEORGIA-PACIFIC PANEL PRODUCTS, LLC
P.O.Box 966
2830 Hornady Drive
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.4876
Established: 1978
Plant Manager: Rod Chandler
Human Resources: David Gardner
Manufactures particle board
Employment: 99
Website: www.gp.com


HARRIGAN LUMBER COMPANY
P.O. Drawer 926
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.4821
Fax: 251.575.7271
Est.: 1974
President: Patrick Harrigan
P
rocurement Manager: Boyd Robinson
Sales Manager: Gary Rice
Human Resources: Reid Manning
Email: rmanning@harriganlumber.com
Manufacturer of Southern Yellow Pine dimension lumber
Employment: 99
Distribution: Southeastern US
Website: 
www.harriganlumber.com


OWENS LUMBER COMPANY
31595 Highway 47 North
Pineapple, AL 36768
Phone: 251.746.2731
Fax: 251.746.2587
Manager: Julian Owens
Employment: 32
Manufacturer of hardwood lumber
Email: owensl@frontiernet.net


ROCKY CREEK LUMBER CO.
PO Box 520
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.7300
Fax: 251.575.3343
Est.: 2001
Plant Manager: Allen Smith
Business Unit Manager: Dave Weak
Human Resources Manager: Chrissy Sturdivant
Email: chrissy.sturdivant@royomartin.com
Manufacturer of timber and lumber-sawmill
Employment: 105
Parent Company: Roy O. Martin Lumber
Telephone: 318.483.0405
Website: www.martco.com


SCOTCH PLYWOOD
P. O. Box 97
Highway 21 North
Beatrice, AL 36425
Telephone: 251.789.2112
Fax: 251.789.2290
Est.: 1971
Plant Manager: Mike Brown
Email: mbrown@scotchplywood.com
Manufacturer of pine veneer
Employment: 109
Parent Company: Scotch Lumber Company
Website: www.scotchplywood.com


F Brands (Fruit of the Loom)
850 Drewry Road
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.743.6330
Fax #: 251.743.6254
Est.: 1937
Plant Manager: Tim Salter
Human Resources: Lisa Black
Email: lisa_black@vfblp.com
Employment: 251
Parent Company: Fruit of the Loom
Telephone: 270.781.6400
Website: www.vanityfairbrands.com


OTHER MAJOR MONROE COUNTY EMPLOYERS/SERVICES


ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
1627 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 1.800.245.2244
Fax: 251.743.5340
General Manager: Sam Schjott
Email: sschjott@southernco.com
Supplier of commercial and residential electricity
Employment: 18
Website: www.alabamapower.com


ALABAMA RAILROAD
2746 Hornady Drive
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.743.3314
Fax: 251.575.4569
Est: 1991
President: Mike Carr
Founder, Chairman, CEO: Guy Brenkman
Manager: Wayne Harrelson
Director of Marketing: Kathy Bush
Marketing Manager: Kelly Glass
Short line rail transporting wood products and petroleum gas
Employment: 6
Parent Company: Pioneer Railcorp:
Telephone: 309.697.1400
Website: www.pioneer-railcorp.com


ALABAMA & GULF COAST RAILWAY
734 Hixon Road
P. O. Box 339
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.5008
Fax: 251.575.2694
Est: 1997
General Manager: Timothy M. Kelly
Marketing Manager: Terry Doherty
Office Manager: Shelia Nettles
Email: sheila.nettles@gwrr.com
Railroad-Hauling carrier rail service and rail car repair facility (at Fountain)
Employment: 76
Parent Company: Genesee & Wyoming
Telephone: 561.994.6015
Website: www.gwrr.com


ALABAMA SOUTHERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
P.O. Box 2000
2800 South Alabama Ave
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.3156
Fax: 251.575.5356
Est.: 1965
President: Dr. Reginald Sykes
Human Resources: LaSha Hines
Email: lhines@ascc.edu
Employment: 150 on 5 campuses
A community college with its main campus in Monroeville and a second campus in Thomasville, both of which offer associate degrees in a variety of technical and applied arts and sciences. Training services as well as meeting and conference space are available to industry at Alabama Southern. A leader in workforce development training.
Website: www.ascc.edu


BILLY BARNES ENTERPRISES
P.O. Drawer 745
1626 Highway 21 South
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.267.3153
Est.: 1975
President: Terry Kilpatrick;
Vice President of Operations: Luke Hudson
Employment: 200
Commercial over-the-road hauler
Website: www.billybarnes.net


CITY OF MONROEVILLE
Monroeville City Hall
125 East Claiborne Street
P.O. Box 147
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.2081
Fax: 251.743.3547
Mayor: Mike Kennedy
City Clerk: Toni McKelvey
Email: mvillech@frontiernet.net
Employment: 81
Website: www.cityofmonroeville.com

CEDAR CHASE RETIREMENT CENTER
2050 South Alabama Avenue Box 33
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.743.9797
Fax: 251.743.9736
Est: 1984
Owner: Joseph W. Jones, Junior
Manager: Patricia Robinson
Human Resources: Patricia Robinson
Email: probinson@crownemanagement.com
Independent living for senior citizens and mature adults.
Employment: 1
Website: www.crownemanagement.com


CROWNE INVESTMENTS
521 Whetstone Street
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.743.3609
Fax: 251.575.5618
President: Billy Jones
Vice President: David McAbee, CFO
Long term care. Owns and operates nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the state of Alabama
Employment: 17
Website: www.crownemanagement.com

ENGLEWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER
2046 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.3285
Fax: 251.743.9736
President: Billy Jones
Administrator: Keith Baggett
Email: kbaggett@crownemanagement.com
Human Resources: Kim Evans
Employment: 130
Nursing home, Extended-care facility
Parent Company: Crowne Management, LLC
Telephone: 251.743.3609
Website: www.crownemanagement.com


WOLSELEY INDUSTIAL GROUP
715 W. Claiborne Street
P.O. Box 984
Monroeville, AL 36461

Telephone: 251.743.4864
Fax: 251.743.2828
Est: 1953
President: John Stegeman
General Manager: Lynne Felts
Human Resources: Lynne Felts
Email: lynne.felts@wolseleyindustrialgroup.com
Wholesale Distributor - Seller and distributor of industrial supplies, paper, valves, & fittings
Employees: 7 local, 22,000 total
Parent Company: Wolseley PLC, London
Website: 
www.wolseleyindustrialgroup.com
 

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA
125 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.9746
Fax: 251.743.7061
Est: 1890s
President: Mike Byrd
Email: mike.byrd@frontiercorp.com
VP Field Operations: Greg Stephens
Local Manager: Cereal Daniels
Telephone: 251.575.9748

Email: cereal.daniel@frontiercorp.com
Telecommunications Provider, serving ten local areas (Beatrice, Excel, Finchburg, Frisco City, Gosport, Monroeville, Peterman, Pine Apple, Repton, Uriah/Chrysler)
Employment: 23
Parent Company: Citizens Communications Co.
Website: www.frontier.online.com

 

GERICARE
521 Whetstone Street
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.743.3844
Fax: 251.743.2495
Est: 1985
President: Billy Jones
Comptroller: Carol Clements
Email: clementsc@gericaremedicalsupply.com
Employment: 29
Seller and distributor of medical supplies to nursing homes and hospitals in Alabama, Florida, Arkansas, and Missouri
Website: www.gericaremedicalsupply.com

 

HAMMER, INC.
104 Meadow Lane
P.O. Box 903
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.3644
Fax: 251.575.7873
Est.: 1984
Owner: Bob Sawyer
Office Manager: Karen Sawyer
Email: bsawyer@frontiernet.net
General Contractors
Employment: 30
Website: www.hammerincorporated.com


HORNADY TRANSPORTATION, LLC
1736 Highway 21 Bypass
P.O. Box 946
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.4811
Fax: 251.575.7688
President: Chris Hornady
Est: 1935
Employment: 600
Contract and common interstate truck-load carrier engaged in the transportation of general commodities.
Website: www.hornadytransportation.com


MEADOWS OF MONROEVILLE
600 Hwy 21 Bypass
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.3001 or 251.575.9855
Fax: 251.575.9631
Est: 2001
Administrator: Stephanie Brown
Email: sbrown@crownemanagement.com
Assisted living residence
Employment: 10
Website: www.crownemanagement.com


MONROE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
109 Pickens Street
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.2168
Fax: 251.575.5818
Superintendent: Dr. Kathy Murphy
Email: kmurphy@monroe.k12.al.us
Chairman: Patsy Black
Employment: 500
Website: www.monroe.k12.al.us


MONROE COUNTY COMMISSION
Monroe County Courthouse
65 North Alabama Ave
P.O. Box 665
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.743.4107
Fax: 251.575.7934
Chairman: Greg Norris
Clerk: Gwen Richardson
Email: mccomm@frontiernet.net
Employment: 137


MONROE COUNTY CONCRETE
1434 Hwy 21 South
P.O. Box 613
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.267.2134
Fax: 251.267.3228
Est: 1986
General Manager: Chesley Burt
Employment: 7
Ready mix concrete
 

MONROE COUNTY HOSPITAL
P. O. Box 886
2016 South Alabama Ave

Monroeville, AL 3646l
Telephone: 251.575.3111
Fax: 251.743.7410
Chief Executive Officer: Jeff Brannon
Human Resources: Tara Nowling
Email: tnowling@mchcare.com
Employment: 262
Website: www.mchcare.com


MONROE JOURNAL
P.O. Box 826
49 Hines Street
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.3282
Fax: 251.575.3284
Publisher: Kermit P. Bolton
Email: publisher@monroejournal.com
Publisher of a weekly newspaper and direct-mail weekly market-saturation shopper.
Employment: 21
Owner: Bolton Newspapers
Website: www.monroejournal.com


MONROE MANOR NURSING HOME
236 W. Claiborne Street
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.2648
Fax: 251.575.2647
Est: 1987
President: Clarence Ball, Jr.
General Manager: Mike Mixon
Email: mmixon@ballhealth.com
An extended-care nursing facility
Employment: 95
Parent Company: Ball Healthcare Services
 

MOTION INDUSTRIES
520 Hornady Drive
P.O. Box 943

Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.743.4814
Est: 1980
Operations Branch Manager: Pam Watson
Local Manager: Greg Tate
Employment: 9
Product: Industrial & hydraulic scales
Owned by Motion Industries, Irondale, AL 
Website: www.motionindustries.com


SOUTH ALABAMA GAS DISTRICT
330 East Claiborne Street
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 334.575.3289 or 1.800.874.9782
Fax: 251.743.2045
Est.: 1962
CEO: Mark Burgess
Email: mburgess@southalabamagas.org
Division Supt.: Wayne Caylor
Human Resources: Sue Hall, Evergreen
Distributor for natural gas and propane for Conecuh, Monroe, & Escambia Counties in Alabama
Employment: 82
Parent Company: South Alabama Gas District, Evergreen, AL 
Website: www.southalabamagas.org


SOUTHERN PINE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.
P.O. Box 528
Brewton, AL 36427
Telephone: 251.867.5415
Supplies retail power
Manager: Vince Johnson
Email: vjohnson@southernpine.org
Employment: 9 in Monroe County
Website: www.southernpine.org

 

STUART C. IRBY CO.
675 Hornady Drive
Monroeville, AL 36460
Telephone: 251.575.3127
Fax: 251.575.7104
Est.: 1978
General Manager: Dianne Bohannon
Sales Manager: Tom Lomenick
Email: lomenick@irby.com
Human Resources: Diane Bohannon
Distributor of electrical supplies
Employment: 13
Parent Company: Sonepar/Irby
Website: www.irby.com

 

WARRIOR TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO.
66 Industrial Park Drive
PO Box 906 
Monroeville, AL 36461
Telephone: 251.575.7111
Fax: 251.575.7999
Manager: Bill Lamar
Email: wte008@warriortractor.com
Est.: 1987
Employment: 30
Dealer for forestry & construction equipment; parts & service sales
Website: www.warriortractor.com