News Archive

Spotlight: Community EcoThink Project
August 22, 2019
- Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership is the deactivation and remediation contractor for the Department of Energy. Their team performs all the environmental monitoring and restoration at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The team’s Ecothink project empowers students to think about the environmental impact of their daily activities and...

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Dippin’ Dots Announces Diversified Operations and Expansion in Paducah
August 5, 2019
- Dippin’ Dots LLC, has announced it has finalized an agreement with a major plant-based meat company to use its patented cryogenic technology which has led to the need for an additional 6,000 square-feet of operations. The expansion is expected to be complete in 2020 and will create up to 28 full-time jobs...

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NRE Announces Paducah Expansion
July 25, 2019
- Mt. Vernon, Illinois based National Railroad Equipment Co. (NRE) has announced it is expanding its operations in Paducah.  NRE is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of locomotives and locomotive parts. Citing a rebounding rail industry and an increase in work orders, NRE has reopened its 450,000 square foot...

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Bruce Wilcox Named GPED President/CEO
July 18, 2019
- Greater Paducah Economic Development has announced Bruce Wilcox as the agency’s new President and CEO.  Wilcox has been a productive member of Paducah’s business community for over twenty-five years, serving in senior-level corporate roles such as VP, President, CFO, and CEO. His diverse and expansive...

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Spotlight: UK College of Engineering
June 14, 2018
- The University of Kentucky College Of Engineering in Paducah provides students with the opportunity to earn a degree in electrical or mechanical engineering without having to leave western Kentucky. The program allows students from this region to save significantly on costs while providing them with the same types...

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