Category Archives: Richmond Industrial News

Asahi Forge Corporation breaks ground for a third time in Richmond!

RICHMOND REGISTER ARTICLE: MAY 30, 2019 BY KATITLYN BROOKS Despite the dreary weather on Thursday morning, there was plenty to be happy about as the Asahi Forge Corporation broke ground on their third plant in Richmond. Gathered under a tent across the street from Asahi Bluegrass Forge plant, some of Richmond’s prominent gathered, such as […]

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Water Line Extension Project Underway in the Richmond Industrial Park

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Construction is underway on a water line extension project in the Richmond Industrial Park South III off Duncannon Lane in Richmond. David Stipes, Director of the Richmond Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) for the City reports that the project will result in approximately 3300 feet of 12-inch water line being installed. This phase of water line […]

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Gaining the skills: Madison County Area Technology Center offers different path for students

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Student practices tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding at the Madison County Area Technology Center. Crystal Wylie Register News Writer The Madison County Area Technology Center, located on Madison Central High School’s campus, serves as one of 53 centers in the state providing opportunities in programs of health sciences, automotive technology, business education and office systems, […]

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RAP-T adds production line and Toyota as customer

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Officials from the city of Richmond and Toyota join Richmond Auto Parks Technology executives in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its opening of a new production line that will supply gears for Toyota transmissions. From left are: Jason White, RAP-T manufacturing manager; Kazuyuki Watanabe, RAP-T president; Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes; Leah Curry, president of Toyota […]

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Kentucky Economic Development Guide

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There are many great things happening in Kentucky, and we want to share that success with the world. The 2016 Kentucky Economic Development Guide provides an in-depth look at how the state and local communities are thriving in today’s global economy. LOOK ON PAGE 97 FOR INFORMATION ABOUT RICHMOND, KENTUCKY!  Read your FREE copy. See […]

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Richmond Industrial Appreciation Luncheon September 26, 2016

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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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Keep up with what is happening in Kentucky…

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ThinkKentucky.com is the website for the Cabinet for Economic development in Kentucky.   The Cabinet for Economic Development is the primary state agency in Kentucky responsible for encouraging job creation and retention, and new investment in the state. Programs administered by the Cabinet are designed to support and promote economic development, primarily by attracting new […]

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