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Manufacturing Week Schedule

by: Velda Imel

Monday INDUSTRYGO launch & check-ins Trivia Tuesday 8th Grade Tours INDUSTRYGO check-ins Trivia Wednesday INDUSTRYGO check-ins Trivia Thursday INDUSTRYGO check-ins Trivia Friday Grand Opening Manufacturing Marketplace 9-6 JCTC/Milestone Academies 1361 Frankfort Road 9:15 a.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony High School Tours INDUSTRYGO check-ins Trivia

UofL to purchase Jewish Hospital

by: Velda Imel

The University of Louisville recently announced a deal to purchase Shelbyville Jewish Hospital / KentuckyOne Health. Pending approval, State support of this deal will preserve critical programs and services, such as healthcare, education and bio-medical research. Congratulations and we thank you for your continued healthcare services provided in our community!!

Join us in recognizing Faurecia for obtaining the Ford Q1 status yesterday in Simpsonville!!

by: Velda Imel

Ford Motor Company grants this certification to suppliers that achieve excellence in four main areas. Those areas are competent systems, constant improvement, enduring performance and satisfied customers. Thank you to Faurecia for including us in this celebration and we wish you continued success in the future. Some of the representatives included in photos: Faurecia Collin Malcolm, President of Seating Marco Cruz, Faurecia Simpsonville Butch Newhouse,…

Bulleit Distilling Co. announces plans for Visitor Center

by: Velda Imel

Construction will soon begin on a nearly $10 million Visitor Center at the Bulleit Distilling Co. in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Today, Bulleit Distilling Co. and Diageo executives joined Shelby County elected and community leaders to celebrate the start of construction and enjoy a toast with founder Tom Bulleit. The Visitor Center is expected to open to the public in 2019. “It’s a thrill to realize that…

Louisville Water Company begins work to send its drinking water to Shelbyville

by: Velda Imel

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2017) — Louisville Water is ready to begin installing a large water main along Interstate 64 East that will deliver its drinking water to the city of Shelbyville. Leaders with Louisville Water, Shelbyville Municipal Water & Sewer Commission (Shelbyville Water) and the City of Shelbyville on Friday broke ground on a long-awaited project. When completed in the spring of 2019, Louisville Water can…

2017 Will Be Another Big Year for Bourbon

by: Velda Imel

This year is shaping up to be a hot one for Kentucky’s signature spirit. If you’ve traveled recently between Lexington and Louisville on I-64, you’ve probably noticed the beautiful new Jeptha Creed facility in the works in Shelbyville. The new bourbon and spirits distillery will feature grain recipes made from rare heirloom Bloody Butcher corn. Founded by the Nethery family of Shelby County, Jeptha Creed…

Bulleit Distilling Co. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

by: Velda Imel

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 14, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin joined Tom Bulleit, founder of Bulleit Distilling Co., and local officials today in opening the company’s Shelbyville distillery, part of a $130-plus million investment creating approximately 30 full-time jobs. “It is an honor to join Bulleit Distilling Co. today to celebrate the opening of its new distillery in Shelbyville,” Gov. Bevin said. “Bourbon, in addition to its status…

City of Shelbyville Signs Pipeline Contract

by: Admin

Mayor Hardesty informed the council that the pipeline is on its way. More Here: http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/shelbyville-city-council-%E2%80%93-city-signs-pipeline-contract

Kentucky Wins Major National Award for Business Creation

by: Velda Imel

Site Selection magazine awards Governor’s Cup for most business projects per capita.  Pictured with the  Governor are members of the Shelby County Industrial and Development Foundation, Libby Adams – Executive Director and Bobby Hudson – President/CEO. FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 3, 2015) – The nation is taking notice of Kentucky’s record-breaking 2014 economic development efforts. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky placed first nationally in…

RFC earns 2nd SHARP certification

by: Velda Imel

Roll Forming Aerospace earns SHARP status for excellence in safety Company joins elite list of only 22 active SHARP facilities in Kentucky SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2014) — Deputy Secretary Rocky Comito of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today presented Roll Forming Aerospace a plaque and a flag signifying the company’s certification under the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). Roll Forming has approximately 90…