Category Archives: Kentucky

Connolly iHealth expands Louisville office.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Connolly iHealth Technologies is expanding in Louisville, creating 45 jobs and investing nearly $3.5 million into the project. Connolly iHealth Technologies provides billing and payment services to clients in the government and commerc ...

Graham Packaging molds expansion in Bowling Green.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Graham Packaging, a manufacturer of blow-molded plastic containers, broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Bowling Green. The company expects to invest more than $22 million into the project. Graham Packaging plans to work ...

LaunchIt program launched in Pikeville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — LaunchIt, a program that teaches would-be entrepreneurs how to introduce a product or start a business, is set to launch in Pikeville. Nucleus: Kentucky’s Innovation Center is joining the University of Pikeville and its Kentucky Inn ...

Kentucky’s jobless rate at 5.2 percent for July.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — At 5.2 percent, Kentucky’s jobless rate in July remained below the national rate and below the 6.2 percent recorded for the state in July 2014. The Ketucky unemployment rate rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent from a re ...

Site-Safe expands Leitchfield operations.

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. – Site-Safe Products will invest $1.7 million to build a new manufacturing facility on a 26-acre site in Leitchfield. A manufacturer and installer of highway and work zone safety systems, this is Site-Safe’s second recent expansion in ...

Bluegrass Tool & Industrial creates spin-off.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bluegrass Tool & Industrial is building a new facility and creating a spin-off company, a project that will create 10 new jobs. The Lexington company will invest $1.5 million into a new 25,000-square-foot facility in Lexington to ho ...

310 Tempering launches glass tempering business.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A local startup company, 310 Tempering, has launched a new glass tempering business, hiring 30 workers initially. The company will invest nearly $6 million to purchase and equip a facility in the Bluegrass Industrial Park in Jeffersont ...

Door Force 1 nails KIN’s Ashland pitch contest.

ASHLAND, Ky. – Door Force 1 is the winner of the Kentucky Innovation Network regional entrepreneur pitch competition in Ashland with a product intended to keep home intruders out. Door Force 1 representatives pitched their idea to a panel of judges and ...

Country Boy adds brewing operation in Georgetown.

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Country Boy Brewing, a Lexington-based craft beer company, is opening a second location in Georgetown. Country Boy will open a larger brew house with a higher capacity than it now has in its original location. The company estimates t ...

INFAC adds 20 manufacturing jobs in Campbellsville.

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – INFAC, a manufacturer of automotive parts, is expanding. The company plans to invest $1 million add 20 jobs for a feeder cable assembly project at the Campbellsville facility INFAC opened its U.S. operation in 2008. In 2013 the co ...

Jacobs & Thompson sites facility in Wurtland.

WURTLAND, Ky. – Jacobs & Thompson will locate a manufacturing facility in Wurtland, a project that will create 15 jobs with an investment of nearly $5.4 million. Jacobs & Thompson, which produces custom foam, adhesive, film and fabric systems, ...

Thorntons doubles down, expands Louisville HQ.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Thorntons, a regional chain of convenience stores, is expanding its headquarters in Louisville with a move to a larger facility. Thorntons will be relocating from its current 46,000-square-foot facility to a new 92,500-square-foot sto ...