Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Owensboro and Northwest Kentucky region ranked among top regions in South

Owensboro, Henderson and the entire northwest Kentucky region have been ranked in the top 10 for high tech and manufacturing by Southern Business and Development, an economic development publication.

Owensboro was listed among the ten Southern markets fostering technology for efforts to grow and recruit the plant pharmaceutical and food science industry in the region.    The publication points to investments in higher education and the development of the Centre for Business and Research as evidence of the high tech environment growing in Owensboro.   Among the other regions recognized were Austin, TX; Orlando, FL; Oak Ridge and Chattanooga, TN; and Savannah, GA.   Click here to read the article.

Henderson was singled out as a top region for manufacturing location in the South.  Low power costs and the newly developed I-69 corridor were among the primary reasons listed by SBD for the top 10 ranking.
Click here to read about it.