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TTAI employment total now at 1,100 workers

Category : News | Published : Wed Jul 19 2017 | Read : 89

TTAI employment total now at 1,100 workers

SOMERSET -- A walk-in hiring event June 29 by Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI) added three team members, pushing the employment total at the Ky. 461 manufacturing facility to a-more-than-expected 1,100. TTAI announced in January completion of a 90,000-square-foot addition and plans to add 100 new employees to the 976 team members on board...


Ammo casing plant headed to Eubank

Category : News | Published : Sat Jul 01 2017 | Read : 152

Ammo casing plant headed to Eubank

One of the three pending industrial recruitment projects that the Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation has been working on in recent months will be locating in Pulaski County.

Governor Matt Bevin announced Friday that ShellTech LLC plans to manufacture ammunition shell casings in Eubank.

A newly-formed subsidiary of Shell Shock...


County applies for Work Ready Community recertification

Category : News | Published : Sun Jun 25 2017 | Read : 120

County applies for Work Ready Community recertification

When the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet launched its Work Ready Community (WRC) program a few years ago, Pulaski was among the first dozen to earn the coveted designation that assures employers that a local workforce has the skills necessary to staff existing jobs and master technologies new jobs will require.

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Governor on hand for CMS ribbon cutting

Category : News | Published : Tue May 23 2017 | Read : 153

Governor on hand for CMS ribbon cutting

The new facility for a Pulaski-based business can be seen either as the embodiment of the American Dream — as declared by Governor Matt Bevin — or the next step for a business that was originally a gamble taken by an out-of-work farmer with a need to support his family — as explained...


Camtech Manufacturing Solutions Opens New Facility in Science Hill

Category : News | Published : Mon May 22 2017 | Read : 209

Pulaski County Engineering Company’s investment of $2.8 million creates 15 jobs

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 22, 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin today joined Camtech Manufacturing Solutions LLC, a factory automation, machining and custom engineering services provider, in Science Hill to opening a new headquarters, which already allowed the company to grow employment...


Somerset-Pulaski Development Foundation Sponsors 15th Work Ethic Seal Luncheon Ceremony For Pulaski High, Southwestern High, and Somerset High.

Category : News | Published : Wed May 17 2017 | Read : 156

Somerset-Pulaski Development Foundation Sponsors 15th Work Ethic Seal Luncheon Ceremony For Pulaski High, Southwestern High, and Somerset High.

Pulaski, Southwestern, and Somerset High School Work Ethic Seal Recipients celebrated with its annual Work Ethic Seal Luncheon at the Center for Rural Development. Several special guest were in attendance including, local HR Directors from area manufacturing companies, state, city, and local government officials, members of the Cumberlands Workforce Development Area, members of...


It’s a big year for expanding Summitt Aviation

Category : News | Published : Fri May 12 2017 | Read : 138

The aircraft components manufacturer is celebrating 10 years in our community plus a recent move to a larger facility.

On Wednesday, Summit hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location in the Valley Oak Technology Park off Ky. 461.

The new 40,000 square-foot facility nearly doubles the space the...


UGN, Inc. receives Corporations for the Commonwealth Award

Category : News | Published : Thu Mar 09 2017 | Read : 260

SOMERSET, Ky. (March 7, 2017) — Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes today recognized UGN, Inc., headquartered in Somerset, as part of her office’s Corporations for the Commonwealth program. The award is for Kentucky businesses that demonstrate a commitment to giving, a drive to improve local and/or regional communities, and a culture of...


Preliminary agreement in place to bring manufacturing facility to Somerset

Category : News | Published : Wed Feb 01 2017 | Read : 328

Preliminary documents were signed this week to supply natural gas to a proposed $70 million manufacturing facility that would convert natural gas to other products, and an agreement, also preliminary, has been reached to build the plant on a 23-acre site south of the former Crane Company building.

“I can confirm...


More than $65.5M awarded to 25 Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative projects

Category : News | Published : Wed Feb 01 2017 | Read : 287

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2017) — The Work Ready Skills Advisory Committee, formed to review and select proposals to elevate the commonwealth’s workforce training capacity, has awarded more than $65.5 million to 25 Kentucky projects in its first round of funding.

Launched in July 2016, the $100 million Kentucky Work Ready...