Kentucky economic development http://wkms.org en Kentucky Nets Economic Development Award http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-nets-economic-development-award <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Area Development magazine has recognized Kentucky </span><a href="http://www.areadevelopment.com/Gold-Shovel-Econdev-Awards/Q2-2014/state-winners-job-creation-projects-422511.shtml" style="line-height: 1.5;">as one of the most successful states</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in creating jobs and economic development in 2013.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:17:45 +0000 John Null 41114 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Nets Economic Development Award Riken Elastomers Breaks Ground on Expansion http://wkms.org/post/riken-elastomers-breaks-ground-expansion <p>A Hopkinsville automotive manufacturer is adding three production lines and six jobs in a 20,000 square foot expansion.</p><p>Riken Elastomers is investing $7 million in the project.</p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:48:22 +0000 John Null 32869 at http://wkms.org Riken Elastomers Breaks Ground on Expansion Beshear, Trade Delegation Make Trip to Canada http://wkms.org/post/beshear-trade-delegation-make-trip-canada <p></p><p>A delegation from Kentucky is working to expand its business relationship with the state’s number one trading partner. Gov. Steve Beshear, along with representatives from over 20 companies, meets this week with Canadian officials.</p><p>Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet Spokesman Daniel Lowry says even a strong trade relationship can grow stronger.</p><p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 19:33:25 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 31853 at http://wkms.org Beshear, Trade Delegation Make Trip to Canada Kentucky Featured in Airplane Magazine http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-featured-airplane-magazine <p>Kentucky is the first state showcased in United Airlines’ onboard magazine. The 32-page special section called <a href="http://www.hemispheresmagazine.com/">Hemispheres</a> details Kentucky’s economic development and overall business climate. United will carry the Kentucky feature on flights throughout December. United carries an estimated 12 million passengers each month.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 22:02:02 +0000 Angela Hatton 25147 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Featured in Airplane Magazine