Marsh holds meeting with gaming interests day after Ivey calls for the Legislature to stand down on gaming Opinion | Deception, subtlety and the wholesale destruction of current ethics laws mark proposed rewrite Opinion | Deception, subtlety and the wholesale destruction of current ethics laws mark proposed rewrite Opinion | Deception, subtlety and the wholesale destruction of current ethics laws mark proposed rewrite German auto supplier Gerhardi Inc. opened its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Montgomery Tuesday. The $41.6 million plant will employ up to 235 people. Gerhardi Managing Director Rienhard Hoffman said the company is excited to launch operations at the state-of-the-art injection molding, electroplating and assembly plant in Alabama’s capital city. “Montgomery has proven itself as the perfect location for Gerhardi to introduce our processes and product to the automotive world in the U.S.,” Hoffman said. “As Alabama continues to grow and develop as one of the leading areas in automotive manufacturing, Gerhardi Inc. looks forward to the many opportunities for growth in the future.” Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said Gerhardi is a world-class addition to...