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Podcast Dr. Ayyash Discusses the World Trade Center Kentucky

By awtcky_administration@wtcky.org | June 12, 2023 | Comments Off on Podcast Dr. Ayyash Discusses the World Trade Center Kentucky

Episode 1:  Welcome to the launch of our new podcast!  Today, Dr. Omar Ayyash introduces our audience to the World Trade Center Kentucky.  Connecting businesses to global trade is an important step in helping them to grow and succeed.  The World Trade Center Kentucky provides resources to businesses of all sizes, enabling them to succeed…

Hitachi to Overhaul Kentucky Plant, Add 200 Jobs

By Eric Weber | December 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Hitachi to Overhaul Kentucky Plant, Add 200 Jobs

Hitachi to Overhaul Kentucky Plant, Add 200 Jobs A subsidiary of industrial conglomerate Hitachi plans to renovate an existing auto parts facility in Kentucky to produce motors for electric vehicles. Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America, established by the Japanese company last spring, is overhauling part of sister company Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas’ plant in…

US, China top diplomats discuss key issues, show differences

By Eric Weber | December 2, 2022 | Comments Off on US, China top diplomats discuss key issues, show differences

US, China top diplomats discuss key issues, show differences BEIJING (AP) – The top American and Chinese diplomats spoke Saturday in the first major exchange between the countries since President Joe Biden took office and touched on several critical issues that have strained their ties. China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi and U.S. Secretary of State…

“Made in America” Executive Order to Affect International Companies and FDI

By Eric Weber | December 1, 2022 | Comments Off on “Made in America” Executive Order to Affect International Companies and FDI

“Made in America” Executive Order to Affect International Companies and FDI On January 25th, President Biden issued one of his first Executive Orders, making changes to the “Made in America” program. The order left many with questions about how it would affect trade and international investment into the U.S.   Read the full release here. 

A Manufacturing ‘Google’ Could Be a Breakthrough for Reshoring

By Eric Weber | December 1, 2022 | Comments Off on A Manufacturing ‘Google’ Could Be a Breakthrough for Reshoring

A Manufacturing ‘Google’ Could Be a Breakthrough for Reshoring Today’s supply chains and manufacturing operations are global, highly efficient, and carefully tuned. At the same time, the COVID-19 black-swan event has demonstrated painfully that they are also fragile and lacking transparency at times when faced with unexpected disturbances. The various interruptions led to a shortage…

Load factors in air cargo still flying, but a ‘slight softening’ may be in sight

By Eric Weber | December 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Load factors in air cargo still flying, but a ‘slight softening’ may be in sight

Load factors in air cargo still flying, but a ‘slight softening’ may be in sight Global airlines have continued to report high load factors, with the last two weeks of January showing a new “peak”. However, the market is now reporting, anecdotally, a slight softening. While load factors last month were up 9 percentage points,…

Dry ice demand rises more than 1,100% as procurement leaders navigate vaccine rollout: Thomas

By Eric Weber | December 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Dry ice demand rises more than 1,100% as procurement leaders navigate vaccine rollout: Thomas

Rival Schools Come Together to Raise Money ‘For The Kids’ LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The rivalry between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville has been a staple of the athletics culture in Kentucky since its beginning. The two schools love to hate one another to the point that some fans won’t even…

Rival Schools Come Together to Raise Money ‘For The Kids’

By Eric Weber | December 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Rival Schools Come Together to Raise Money ‘For The Kids’

Rival Schools Come Together to Raise Money ‘For The Kids’ LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The rivalry between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville has been a staple of the athletics culture in Kentucky since its beginning. The two schools love to hate one another to the point that some fans won’t even…

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs with New Bowling Green Facility

By Eric Weber | January 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs with New Bowling Green Facility

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs with New Bowling Green Facility Material Handling Systems Inc., a Kentucky-based manufacturer of conveyor and automated sortation equipment headquartered in Mt. Washington, plans to create 200 full-time jobs with a $7.6 million investment in a new facility in Bowling Green. The company’s investment includes leasing a 181,000-square-foot facility in…

Hitachi Creating 200 Jobs in Berea to Build Electric Vehicle Motors

By Eric Weber | January 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Hitachi Creating 200 Jobs in Berea to Build Electric Vehicle Motors

Tier 1 automotive supplier helping Kentucky position for long-term economic success As Kentucky rebuilds its economy and puts new emphasis on attracting well-paying jobs and industries of the future, Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America Inc. is establishing a new, 200-job operation in Berea to manufacture motors for electric vehicles. Leaders of the newly formed…

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