Category Archives: Richmond Industrial News

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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The Numbers Are In…

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The Numbers Are In… Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development 2013 Annual Report Kentucky was… #1 in light vehicle production, per capita (#3 in overall production behind Michigan and Ohio) #2 nationally for increased exporting growth KY exports topped $25 billion with Aerospace products and parts in the top spot and Motor vehicles and parts second #9 […]

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Kentucky Dossier

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Dossier, Hemispheres’ Economic-Development series, features an in-depth overview of a region, including the unique initiatives that shape its industry and commerce as well as its influence on today’s global economy. Check out the 32-page Kentucky Dossier, featured in the December 2012 issue of Hemispheres, United Airline’s inflight magazine, at: http://ink-live.com/emagazines/hemispheres-dossier/1244/december-2012/#/1/

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Keep up with what is happening in Southeastern US…

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The South: The nation’s No. 1 region in economic development. Welcome to SB-D.com, the official Web site of Southern Business & Development magazine. Here you will find more information than you can find anywhere related to economic development, site selection and expanding or relocating your business to the American South, the world’s third-largest economy. Why […]

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Barr: House budget compromise a step toward sensible policy

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By Bill Robinson Register Editor MADISON COUNTY — The budget compromise that passed the House of Representatives last week support was a modest step toward common-sense policy making that could get the economy moving again. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Sixth District expressed that hope in a Tuesday address to the Madison County Industrial Management Club. […]

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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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