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Manufacturing Preview Day sparks career interest for NKY students

October saw open houses and other Manufacturing Preview Day events hosted by local companies including Balluff, Skilcraft and Mazak.


How myNKY Nano Grants turn ideas into action

A partnership among Skyward, The Catalytic Fund and the Center for Great Neighborhoods provides a spark to community vibrancy projects via $250 Nano Grants.


How NKY is using public transit to boost economic development

TANK gets creative in connecting residents to jobs and trying to work around traffic congestion, while Newport citizens look to import the Cincinnati Streetcar and related investments.


BAWAC flips the script on expectations for NKY adults with disabilities

BAWAC focuses on what its clients can do instead of what they can't do, training them to be productive adults who contribute to (not take from) the local economy.


Florence water technology startup AquiSense gets international attention

The NKY startup has received international praise for a water disinfecting system recognized as the first in the world to employ chemical-free UV technology.


Year in Review: Highlights show growth for NKY businesses, communities, education and health

As 2015 comes to a close, Northern Kentucky leaders suggest highlights of the region's civic achievements, notable milestones, new businesses and emerging trends for the year.


Celebrating the holiday season across Northern Kentucky

Northern Kentucky communities are planning a slew of holiday celebrations as interesting and distinctive as the neighborhoods themselves. Check out all the details here.


Butcher Betties owner follows her dream, prepares for growth

Pin-up girls, rockabilly and whole-animal butchery are a winning combination for Butcher Betties, Allison Hines' meat shop in Florence that's poised for growth.


Revving up Northern Kentucky's automotive industry

The automotive industry contributes $14.3 billion to Kentucky's annual gross state product, roughly 8 percent of the total economy, thanks to prominent parts manufacturers and supply businesses in Northern Kentucky.


The sky's the limit for myNKY

After receiving 15,000 ideas from a community engagement campaign, the "myNKY" plan produced a five-year playbook for achieving long-term prosperity in Northern Kentucky and a new name for the lead organization: Skyward.

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Northern Kentucky: It's in the water

How a regional water technology cluster is building on a century-long legacy of innovation to grow business and create a bright economic future.


Northern Kentucky announces 2013 growing companies

Twenty-one projects created a total of 2,282 jobs and over $466M in economic impact for NKY. Read more on our incredible year and the 2013 Thoroughbred companies that grew with us last year.

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Toyota energizes NKY economy with expansion of Georgetown plant

Northern Kentucky continues to grow as an international hub of automotive production, advanced manufacturing, and logistics.

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Northern Kentucky recognizes 2013 Thoroughbreds

Twenty-four new companies and expansion projects in 2012 are projected to create nearly 6000 jobs in Northern Kentucky and add $438M in value to the region's economy. Tri-ED's annual report shares more about these engines of growth. 


American beauty: L'Oreal expands in Northern Kentucky

Northern Kentucky plays a growing part in the competitive global beauty business as cosmetics giant L'Oreal expands its Florence-based manufacturing plant and doubles its local workforce.
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