Gator Made President Defends SPCDF Against Negative Comments

Category : News | Published : Thu Jun 08 2017 | Read : 90

According to recent newspaper articles the integrity and performance of our Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation has been evaluated as being substandard. I am BJ Brown Jr, owner of Gator Made Trailers and past president of the Development Foundation Board, I believe this evaluation to be in error and unsubstantiated. I have operated contracting,...

Governor on hand for CMS ribbon cutting

Category : News | Published : Tue May 23 2017 | Read : 47

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 : 116

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 : 53

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 : 38

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 : 166

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 : 239

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 : 197

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...

TTAI expands; 100 new jobs added

Category : News | Published : Fri Jan 27 2017 | Read : 212

Pulaski County’s largest manufacturing plant has without fanfare expanded its sprawling complex and is in the process of installing new equipment and adding new team members.

Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI), the face of Valley Oak Commerce Complex, has just completed a 90,000-square-foot addition and is hiring 100 new employees to join...

Ag funds help local family open meat processing facility

Category : News | Published : Fri Nov 18 2016 | Read : 265

Since the late 1800s, the Turpen family has operated local, family-owned meat processing facilities in southcentral Kentucky, owned a meat processing facility in Nancy, and raised quality beef and pork. The August opening of Summit Meat Processing in Science Hill continues the Turpen family passion for the business of processing fresh, high quality...