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Mason
12:53 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

German company picks Mason for production facility

Festo, a German Multi-National Corporation will build a new production and distribution facility in Mason to open in 2015.

Festo, a German-based manufacturing company, is moving its production, assembly and distribution facility from Long Island, New York to Mason. The new 175,000 sq. ft. building will open in 2015 along the growing  I-71 technology corridor on a 45-acre site. Earlier this year  WVXU reported Mason has created  nearly $110 million in new investment and created 1,400 new jobs since 2011.

 Mason was chosen because of location

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May 30, 2013
2:53 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Impact Cincinnati: Job Prospects for Recent Graduates

Bill Froude, Kevin Hardy and Michael Goldman in the WVXU studios

While the employment outlook for new college graduates is more encouraging than it has been the last two years, a survey released last month by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed the job market still remains flat for recent grads.

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Getting a Job
1:31 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Career Expert Andrea Kay

Finding a job is more difficult now than ever before. The rules for job hunting keep changing and the competition is more intense. Career expert Andrea Kay has a new book out to help with the process.

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Northern Kentucky jobs
2:48 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Air cargo company relocating HQ to Florence, bringing 150 jobs

Northern Kentucky officials join Southern Air executives in cutting the ceremonial ribbon on their new headquarters to be located in Florence.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Air cargo carrier Southern Air is moving its global headquarters to Florence, Kentucky. The $3.5 million investment will create 150 jobs.

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson says companies aren't picking the state solely based on tax incentives.

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Job creation
11:27 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Northern Kentucky shows strong 2012 job numbers

These 22 companies located or expanded operations in Northern Kentucky in 2012.
Credit Northern Kentucky Tri-ED

Northern Kentucky is posting strong jobs numbers for 2012. The Tri-County Economic Development Corporation reports 24 companies announced new locations or expansion projects last year, creating nearly 3,774 jobs.

Boone County Judge Executive and Tri-Ed Chairman Gary Moore says that's pretty good given the economic situation.

"This is the fourth highest as far as job creation... in our 25 year history," he says. "It's the seventh highest in capital investment. All of these are great signs that Northern Kentucky is positioned well for future growth and recovery."

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