Category Archives: Richmond KY News

Richmond Named #1 ‘Best Places to Work in Manufacturing’

We are so proud to be mentioned in a recent US News & World Report article published on September 21, 2016, naming Richmond and Berea KY as the number one “Best Places to Work in Manufacturing”.  Why? “The Richmond-Berea region of Kentucky is considered the premier location for American manufacturing, thanks largely to its 40 […]

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Central KY Regional Airport 5th Open House

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Central Kentucky Regional Airport (formerly Madison Airport) Fifth Open House The fifth annual open house and barbecue was held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016. The event was hosted by the airport board and Eastern Kentucky University, the airport’s fixed-base operator. In addition to an airplane display, a barbecue lunch was served […]

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Economic Growth Presented to Local Leaders…

By Bill Robinson Register Editor RICHMOND — A plan to develop the Madison County economy is in place after two years of study. Now, local leaders need to work on making it a reality, tweaking it as they go.  That was the message Monday as leaders from business, education, government and the Richmond and Berea […]

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Lectrodryer Named Small Business Manufacturer of 2013 by Kentucky Association of Manufacturing

RICHMOND — A Madison County business has been named the 2013 Small Business of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers. Lectrodryer is a leader in the manufacturing of custom-designed absorption and purification equipment for use in hydrocarbon refining, chemical processing, gas manufacturing and refining, solvent drying, sewage treatment and power generation. Ninety percent […]

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Employers have incentives to hire displaced coal workers…

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January 20, 2014 – RICHMOND Kentucky employers are being offered incentives to hire workers laid off from coal-related jobs. Tonita Goodwin, president of the Madison County Industrial Management Club, shared that information at the group’s Friday meeting. Madison County has few, if any, coal-related jobs, but the coal industry has suffered thousands of job losses […]

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Richmond KY is a Work Ready Community

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Madison County first to Graduate to Kentucky Work Ready Community  status FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2013) – Madison County is the first community in Kentucky to graduate from Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress certification to the Kentucky Work Ready Communities level, according to the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (KWIB). Twenty-two other counties are working toward […]

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Nissan recognizes GR Spring & Stamping

Special to the Register RICHMOND — GR Spring & Stamping Inc., which operates a manufacturing plant in Richmond, has been named Nissan’s 2013 Most Improved Supplier representing the America’s region which includes the United States, Mexico and Brazil. The award recognizes outstanding improvement in quality over the past three years. GRS&S president Merle Emery accepted […]

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