Category Archives: Richmond Industrial News

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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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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