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KYFAMe Recruiting Event

Category : News | Published : Wed May 30 2018 | Read : 46

Recruiting Event On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST, Venue : Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation 445 South Hwy 27, Suite 300 Somerset, KY 42501 - Phone # : (606) 451-6934

KY FAME (Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) is a work and learn program to develop a...


Engineering underway for GTL plant

Category : News | Published : Fri Apr 20 2018 | Read : 99

Engineering underway for GTL plant

Engineering and planning are already under way to develop a unique GTL (gas to liquid) plant that will gulp thousands of dekatherms of Somerset’s natural gas supply and convert low-cost natural gas into high-value, full-synthetic waxes, base oil and solvents.

Greg Carr, managing director for Houston-based Extiel CPG, LLC, told the...


Houston-based gas company headed for Somerset

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 12 2018 | Read : 96

Houston-based gas company headed for Somerset

City, county and industrial recruitment officials are celebrating confirmation this week that a GTL (gas to liquid) plant will locate its corporate headquarters and initial manufacturing operation in Somerset. The plant is unique. There are only three in the world and the Somerset plant will be the only one in the United States.

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$30 million will go toward interchange near Ky. 80 and Ky. 461

Category : News | Published : Mon Apr 09 2018 | Read : 120

$30 million will go toward interchange near Ky. 80 and Ky. 461

Pulaski County legislators say they have $30 million to create a big-city type interchange in the vicinity of Ky. 461 and Ky. 80 that will ease traffic flow from Valley Oak Commerce Complex and Valley Oak Technology Complex, and for tourists heading to Lake Cumberland.

State Representative Tommy Turner, State Senator...


Construction underway for shopping center at Oakwood site

Category : News | Published : Mon Mar 26 2018 | Read : 183

Construction underway for shopping center at Oakwood site

Somerset has a new shopping center in its future. Construction has started on a 24-acre site at Oakwood the state declared surplus last summer and sold by sealed bids to Somerset developer Brook Ping and partners.

Makena Development LLC, a Somerset-based corporation owned by Ping, Cory Ikerd and Shane Weddle, has...


Creekside should welcome business this July

Category : News | Published : Mon Mar 26 2018 | Read : 146

Creekside should welcome business this July

A new shopping center that will sprawl above picturesque Allen Branch on the east side of U.S. 27 across from Kroger Marketplace should be ready for new businesses by mid-July, according to Cory W. Ikerd, vice president of Ikerd Properties.

Creekside Development will occupy about 20 acres being created by filling...


TTAI employment total now at 1,100 workers

Category : News | Published : Wed Jul 19 2017 | Read : 427

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 : 634

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 : 418

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 : 453

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...