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Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.

Kentucky

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Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One

Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

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.

Avure Technologies Inc. Establishing Headquarters In Northern Kentucky

Avure to create state-of-the-art high-pressure processing food research lab.

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Expands In Bowling Green, KY

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.

Industry Focus: Call Centers – Welcome Home

When communicating with call centers, familiarity can make all the difference.

Cover Story: High-Tech Hubs

With smart new regional growth strategies and generous federal funding initiatives, high-tech hubs are springing up all over the United States.

Data Dimensions To Open Processing Center in Mt. Sterling, KY

Insurance data processing company serves many Fortune 500 companies.

Against The Grain Building New Brewery In West Louisville, KY

The new facility will increase production to service draft and bottle sales in Louisville and all of Kentucky by 150 percent, as well as improve national and global sales by 250 percent.

Constellium-UACJ Break Ground In Bowling Green, KY

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.

eBay Enterprise Expanding In Walton, KY

Leading e-commerce provider to invest $52 million in Kentucky; will add more than 300 jobs.

Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.

Creative Lodging Solutions LLC To Add 120 Jobs In Lexington, KY

National lodging services company to expand headquarters, invest $5.5 million in the project and nearly double its workforce in the next four years.

Business Report: Businesses Are Finding It’s Better In The Bluegrass State

In 2013, companies invested $3.3 billion in 281 new projects in Kentucky across a broad spectrum of industries, creating 14,000 jobs.

$150 Million Aluminum Facility Coming To Bowling Green, KY; Creating 80 Jobs

Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.

Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, TX; Generating 4,000 Jobs

Manufacturing, sales and marketing, corporate and financial services headquarters to unify in new, shared campus.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

Portwest LLC To Open First North American Facility In Shepherdsville, KY

Irish safety gear manufacturer to establish new markets in the United States.

Maker’s Mark Distillery To Expand In Loretto, KY

Iconic company to add workers, increase capacity by 50 percent in historic landmark facility.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.

Hendrickson USA LLC Establishing Operations In Elizabethtown, KY

Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.

Rankings & Awards

2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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