News Archive

Power In Motion
October 19, 2021
- One of our new ads -- Put operational success in motion now: Paducah, KY puts the power of performance at your command in a Kentucky Work-Ready Community. Reach productivity goals quickly with a high-achieving workforce of 120,000, readiness honed through strategically coordinated efforts of K-12 schools and West Kentucky Community and...

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American Bridge-Paducah McCracken Co. Riverport Authority Announcement
August 16, 2021
- Greater Paducah Economic Development, in partnership with the Paducah McCracken County Riverport Authority, is pleased to announce American Bridge Company, in coordination with Jim Smith Contracting Company, will be constructing significant portions of the new $63.6 million Smithland, KY bridge at the Riverport Authority and create 30 jobs during the next eighteen...

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West McCracken Water to Merge with Paducah Water
August 11, 2021
- Greater Paducah Economic Development in partnership with McCracken County, City of Paducah, West McCracken Water District and Paducah Water is excited to announce the merger of West McCracken Water District with Paducah Water.  The merger between the two municipalities further prepares the community for future economic growth and is...

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Drake Lighting Expanding to Paducah-McCracken County
August 5, 2021
- Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce Drake Lighting is expanding to Paducah, KY.  Drake Lighting is the American distributor for Canada based Technostrobe, Inc.  Drake Lighting is a distributor of obstruction lighting solutions.  Drake Lighting’s solutions mark structures such as cellular communication towers,...

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GPED President & CEO Speaking at the Paducah Chamber’s August Power In Partnership Breakfast
July 29, 2021
- Please make plans to attend the Paducah Chamber's Power In Partnership breakfast on August 5 and get updates from Bruce Wilcox, GPED President and CEO as well as updates on Barkley Regional Airport and Codefi/Sprocket. Contact the Paducah Chamber at www.paducahchamber.org to make your reservation.

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GPED Sets Its “Sites” on Economic Development
July 27, 2021
- GPED was featured in a recent edition of the Paducah Sun, highlighting our industrial sites. Please follow the link below to read the story. https://www.paducahsun.com/news/gped-sets-its-sites-on-economic-development/article_8ea29c7c-98f6-5bc1-8fdb-f5cbf6d20cb5.html

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Bitcoin Article
July 12, 2021
- Great article in the weekend edition of the Paducah Sun about Blockware Mining, Inc. and cryptocurrency.

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GPED Investor Council Meeting
June 29, 2021
- Greater Paducah Economic Development (GPED) held its annual Investor Council meeting on Tuesday, June 29 at the Commerce Center.  The investors heard an update on GPED activities from Bruce Wilcox, President and CEO. Glen Anderson, Chair, introduced the officers serving the next two years:  J. P. Kelly - Chair ...

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GPED Announces Millwork Products Expansion
June 16, 2021
- Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce Millwork Products, LLC is expanding its operations in Paducah, KY. Starting from its original location in 1945 as Bass & Company, Millwork Products, LLC has become one of the region’s largest wholesale distributers of pre-hung doors and millwork.  Along with...

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Blockware Mining Announces Paducah Location
June 9, 2021
- Blockware Mining Announces Paducah Location Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce Blockware Mining, Inc. is expanding in Paducah, KY. Blockware Mining is a technology-based company specializing in cryptocurrency mining. Blockware will be investing $50 million and hiring 20 new employees over the next 24 - 36 months in a new technology center...

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