Category Archives: Kentucky

Toyota unveils first Kentucky-built Lexus.

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – There was celebration in Georgetown as Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) unveiled the first American-made Lexus recently. The luxury-model Lexus ES 350 is the top-selling Lexus sedan worldwide. Toyota will produce about 50,000 ...

Little Greek opens first Kentucky location.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Little Greek Fresh Grill, a rapidly growing restaurant franchise, recently opened in Louisville in Shelbyville Road Plaza, near the intersection of Bowling Boulevard and Shelbyville Road. Little Greek bills itself as a “fast-casual ...

Need a nurse? KentuckyOne needs 300 nurses.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — KentuckyOne Health Inc. has about 300 new jobs for registered nurses across its system. System wide, KentuckyOne currently employs about 3,500 nurses. According to a news article in Louisville Business First, the Kentucky-based health ...

Kentucky jobless rate hits 14-year low at 5 percent.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent in September, its lowest point in 14 years. That was down from a seasonably adjusted unemployment rate of 5.2 percent in August. The state jobless rate in September 2015 was 0.8 percent below ...

MISA Metal expands Louisville facility.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – MISA Metal Fabricating Inc. will expand its facility at the Jefferson Riverport International Industrial Park in Louisville, creating 18 jobs and investing more than $4.3 million. MISA, which provides steel cutting, welding, machining, ...

GE Appliances brings back HVAC unit to Appliance Park.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — GE Appliances will resume production of the GE Zoneline at Appliance Park in Louisville. The move is expected to add about 75 jobs. The GE Zoneline is the company’s through-the-wall heating and air-conditioning unit, primarily used ...

Udeo.Me wins Elizabethtown pitch contest.

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – A new Owensboro-based tech company, Udeo.Me has developed innovative technology that provides a new form of social media. Users with the app will be able to share live video streaming  on request to other users anywhere and anyti ...

Kroger adds to growth plans in Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kroger Co. is converting several of its Louisville stores to the Kroger Marketplace format, investing millions and adding jobs in the process. The Cincinnati-based supermarket giant is updating the store at 2200 Brownsboro Road in ...

Korrect Optical sees eyewear business boom.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Korrect Optical, a manufacturer and retailer of eyeglass lenses, is expanding its facility in Louisville and adding jobs. The company has invested nearly $3 million to add about 14,000 square feet in order to increase capacity at its ...

KY FAME extends AMT training program to West Kentucky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME), the state’s innovative workforce training program, has created a new chapter in western Kentucky. KY FAME is a partnership of manufacturers and higher-learning in ...

Kentucky jobless rate runs below U.S rate.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s jobless rate in August 2015 remained 5.2 percent, down from 6 percent in August a year ago and .1 percent below the national rate. The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 5.3 percent in July 2015 to 5.1 per ...

PARx Solutions adds 75 health care jobs in Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PARx Solutions Inc. is expanding its operation in Louisville just two years after its opening. The $2.3 million project will create more than 75 jobs. PARx Solutions plans to expand its operation center at 10200 Linn Station Road to a ...