Meggitt PLC is investing nearly $83 million in a 95,000-square-foot expansion, creating 83 jobs. Upgrades will include new carbon furnaces at the facility, which currently employees 200 people.
The fast-tracked progress is the result of significant land and funding contributions from local public and private partners to build the new, nearly 1.5-mile alignment that stretches from KY 54 to KY 259, meeting at the end of the existing KY 3155 byway.
Another shift and 400 new employees are needed at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, bringing the total to over 1,300. The eighth generation Corvette begins production soon and there is manufacturing need for national and international markets.
Two Kentucky animal adoption organizations have been shipped an extra supply of dog treats as part of a celebration by PetFirst Pet Insurance on their 107th anniversary. (In dog years. In human years, that’s 15.)
Ryan Quarles announced at the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Summit the new county additions, highlighting the bright future of regional agriculture.
With a focus on sustainablity and reducing plastic use, Truman’s is a direct-to-consumer cleaning products company that raised $5 million to create a Louisville headquarters.
Construction of two rings is complete. Eastern Kentucky is poised to benefit from the economic opportunities and growth that are possible with access to high-speed broadband.
Tami Maria O’Dell and husband Robert Huttick expanded their Kentucky-based hemp business. In July, they planted 190,000 plants on 50 acres in Virginia.