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PPI to locate 134-job manufacturing operation in Maysville

Pulley, idler and material handling-products maker selects Mason County for its first Kentucky facility FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Precision Pulley and Idler (PPI), a supplier of idlers, pulleys, bearings and other products to the major bulk and material handling component industries, will locate a $10.75 million manufacturing operation in Maysville with plans to create 134 full-time jobs over the next 10 [...]

December 28th, 2018|

Work Ready Scholarship program information

The scholarship provides tuition assistance for Kentucky students and adults to obtain an industry recognized certificate, associate’s degree in applied science or diploma at one of 21 participating colleges and universities throughout the Commonwealth. Approved programs must be in one of Kentucky’s five high-demand industry sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Business and IT, Construction Trades, Healthcare and Transportation and Logistics. SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNTS With an initial [...]

December 27th, 2018|

PPI opening Maysville facility

Christmas came early to Maysville this year with the announcement Thursday that Precision Pulley and Idler will open a facility here. Mason County Judge-Executive and Maysville-Mason County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Owen McNeill delivered the news during an early-morning meeting of the board. “This is a great announcement for the whole area as it was a highly competitive project,” Pfeffer said. “This announcement [...]

December 13th, 2018|

KCTCS colleges cost less than half of average state four-year university

VERSAILLES, Ky. — The gap between the cost to attend one of the 16 colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and the state’s public universities has widened.  During its’ regularly scheduled meeting, the KCTCS Board of Regents received a report that showed the net price (tuition and fees, books and supplies and average living expenses minus federal, state and institutional aid) [...]

December 13th, 2018|

EnviroFlight opens in Maysville

EnviroFlight is officially open and operating in Maysville. Carrie Kuball, sales and marketing for EnviroFlight, welcomed guests and gave a brief overview of what the company produces. “We are here to commemorate the grand opening of the very first commercial Black Soldier Fly facility in the United States,” she said. “The journey to reach this achievement started a few years ago when Darling Ingredients and [...]

December 3rd, 2018|

Business Spotlight: Marathon Marine Transport

MARATHON MARINE TRANSPORT … Located in Boyd County, Marathon Marine Transport is a leader in the transportation and logistics industry. MPLX’s Marine operations include 20 owned towboats and more than 240 owned/leased barges. These vessels transport refined products and crude oil on the Ohio, Mississippi and Illinois rivers and their tributaries and inter-coastal waterways. Their marine repair facility is a full-service shipyard located on [...]

November 20th, 2018|

UPS hiring in area for seasonal jobs

UPS is hiring thousands of seasonal workers all over the country. Just in this area, the Maysville, Lexington, Alexandria, Falmouth, Ashland, Stanton, and West Liberty hubs are all hiring. Visit upsjobs.com to apply.

November 1st, 2018|

KCC partners with Maysville Community and Technical College for National Manufacturing Month

We were thrilled to partner with Maysville Community and Technical College and Mason County High School to celebrate National Manufacturing Month on Wednesday! Nearly 60 MCHS students were able to meet with plant leadership and participate in facility tours at Mitsubishi, STOBER Drives, Inc., and East Kentucky Power Cooperative Spurlock Station. Students were welcomed with information about careers in manufacturing and power generation, career [...]

November 1st, 2018|

Ohio Valley Professionals Assocation has quarterly meeting at KCC

Ohio Valley Professionals Association (OVPA) recently held their quarterly meeting at the Kentucky Career Center in Maysville, Kentucky. Christy Burch, Executive Director of the Women’s Crisis Center was guest speaker. Ms. Burch introduced OVPA members to the women’s crisis center’s Green Dot prom. Green Dot is a comprehensive violence prevention strategy that depends on the power of bystanders to prevent violence and shift social and [...]

October 23rd, 2018|

TENCO, partners kick off Manufacturing Month

KCC TENCO were thrilled to partner with Montgomery County Schools, Maysville Community and Technical College and Mt. Sterling-Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce on Manufacturing Day 2018. The event was held Oct. 5. Nearly 100 students from MCHS had the opportunity to tour local manufacturing facilities like Masco Cabinetry Mt. Sterling, Precision Resource, Olympic Steel, and Cooper Standard. All were welcomed with information about careers in manufacturing, career pathways, and given a [...]

October 9th, 2018|