Cabinet for Economic Development - Recent Headlines
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- Tyson Foods to Bring Additional Jobs to Henderson County
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
FRANKFORT Ky. (June 30, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Tyson Chicken Inc., a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., will be increasing capacity at its Henderson County plant to meet growing demand.
- Karbec Launching Specialized Manufacturing Business in Hodgenville
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
FRANKFORT Ky. (June 24, 2015) – Kentucky is building a robust manufacturing network, one business at a time. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Karbec LLC is starting business with a facility in Hodgenville.
- Two Kentucky companies named Tibbetts Award recipients
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 23, 2015) – A pair of Kentucky companies have received national recognition for exemplifying the best of the federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
- Bamboo RF Wins Entrepreneur Pitch Competition in Morehead
Monday, June 22, 2015
A new Kentucky company has created a device to inexpensively assess the strength and health of wireless communications systems.
- KY FAME Expands to Southeastern Kentucky
Friday, June 19, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 18, 2015) – Kentucky’s nationally recognized workforce training program continues to grow in Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is creating a new chapter in the Cumberlands region, which includes 13 counties in southeastern Kentucky.
- eTechCampus to Expand Operations in Lexington
Monday, June 15, 2015
FRANKFORT Ky. (June 15, 2015) – A Lexington-based company is growing. Gov. Steve Beshear and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray today announced that eTechCampus LLC is moving to a new location in Fayette County and adding more than 45 new jobs.
- TriBlue Engineering Wins Entrepreneur Pitch Competition in Lexington
Monday, June 15, 2015
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 12, 2015) – A Lexington company’s design for a new unit to process natural gas has earned that company additional funds to take the idea to market.
- Hydro-Gear to Expand Operations in Princeton
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 9, 2015) – More jobs are coming to western Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Hydro-Gear Limited Partnership is expanding its operations in Caldwell County.
- Four Roses Breaks Ground on Distillery Expansion in Lawrenceburg
Thursday, June 04, 2015
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (June 4, 2015) – Kentucky’s bourbon industry continues to reach new heights. Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen today joined company officials and local leaders to break ground on a significant expansion at the Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg. The company also announced a second expansion of its warehouse facilities in Bullitt County.
- Kentucky Wins Silver Shovel Award for Economic Development
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
FRANKFORT Ky. (June 3, 2015) – The Commonwealth is receiving more national recognition for its growing economy.
- D & B Trucks and Equipment Sales to Expand in Glasgow
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 2, 2015) – A Glasgow truck assembler plans to nearly triple its workforce. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that D & B Trucks and Equipment Sales is expanding its operations in Barren County.
- Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Breaks Ground on Lexington Expansion
Monday, June 01, 2015
LEXINGTON Ky. (June 1, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and other local leaders today to break ground on Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems’ new facility in Lexington.
- Gov. Beshear Announces Second-Annual Statewide Pitch Competitions for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2015) – Which great new businesses will be discovered in Kentucky this year? We’re about to find out.
- Lt. Gov. Luallen Celebrates EVINE Live’s Expansion in Bowling Green
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 11, 2015) – Less than a year after the project was announced, Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen joined company officials and local leaders to cut the ribbon on EVINE Live’s expansion in Warren County.
- Isopure Corporation to Expand Operations in Simpsonville
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
FRANKFORT Ky. (May 6, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Isopure Corporation plans to grow its operations in Shelby County.
- Kentucky Celebrates Small Business Week
Monday, May 04, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2015) – Do you have the next great business idea? Have you spent your life working almost nonstop to make your small business successful? Your efforts are being celebrated this week.
- Paris Machining to Expand Operations in Bourbon County
Thursday, April 30, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 30, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Paris Machining LLC is planning an expansion in Paris.
- Ohio County Site Certified as Build-Ready
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
BEAVER DAM, Ky. (April 28, 2015) – Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen today joined community leaders to announce that a five-county industrial site in Beaver Dam will be officially certified under Kentucky’s new Build-Ready program.
- Computershare Inc. Opens New Facility in Louisville
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 22, 2015) – Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen and Mayor Greg Fischer joined company officials and local leaders today to cut the ribbon on Computershare Inc.’s new facility in downtown Louisville.
- A Silver Bullet: Ammunition Developer Launching Operation in Central Kentucky
Thursday, April 16, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 16, 2015) – Brent Jarboe and Marlin Jiranek have a passion for making guns and ammunition. They also love living in Elizabethtown.