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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from Consulting Engineers (by June 29, 2020)

This ad was published in the Richmond Register on June 18, 2020. The Richmond Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) and the City of Richmond have received preliminary project funding approval through the Kentucky Product Development Initiative (PDI) program. The project grands funds are pending final approval from the Kentucky Economic Development Financing Authority (KEDFA). The project […]

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The Future is Bright for Madison County’s Workforce As New Factories Are Planned to Open Up

More than 50 jobs could be coming to Richmond and Madison County soon, as new developments are made in the industrial parks off Duncannon. WBONtv spoke to executive director of industrial development for Richmond David Stipes, who explained what this will mean for the development of the county, jobs, and the win that this new […]

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‘Continuing a long-term commitment’: RIDC receives $2,000 grant

In efforts to “continue a long-term commitment to healthy communities for central Kentucky homeowners,” the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR) presented a $2,000 check to the Richmond Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) Monday morning. The investment in Richmond’s Industrial Development Corporation supports activities directly related to job creation, expansion and retention in the area. According to […]

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New City of Richmond App released

The City of Richmond has launched a new app that can be used to access a great amount of local information about the city.  Download this app today and get connected with the City of Richmond! See the flyer for more information.  Search “City of Richmond KY” in the Apple App Store or the Android […]

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Appreciating Richmond Industry

The Richmond Industrial Development Corporation held a luncheon at the Madison County Extension Office to appreciate its industry and celebrate growth. Attendants heard from Richmond Mayor Robert Blythe, Madison County Schools Superintendent David Gilliam and Lee Lingo, the executive director of Kentucky Association of Manufacturing. Gilliam gave a presentation demonstrating two new technical schools to […]

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New industry comes to Richmond

The city of Richmond was excited to share with community members the welcoming of the newest manufacturing facility, TRB Lightweight Structures, which has the potential to create 40 to 50 new jobs. The announcement was made via Facebook, reading, “As a joint venture with Toyota Tsusho America, this 40,000 square foot facility will use modern […]

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