Kentucky's recently passed right-to-work legislation was influential in the company's decision to build an aluminum rolling mill in Greenup County, KY to supply the automotive and aerospace industries.
The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.
The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.
Company plans to build six-story building on Theatre Square and create 500 new jobs. Once it completes a merger with Atlanta-based Gentiva Health Services Inc., Kindred will become one of the largest health care companies in the U.S.
Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.
To encourage the investment and job growth in Warren County, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $500,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment program.
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Joplin Regional Partnership, representing seven counties in SW Missouri, SE Kansas and NE Oklahoma, works to ensure the success of business locations. The region has a quality labor force, available buildings and sites and an efficient transportation network.