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Omico Plastics, Inc.

Omico Plastics has been in the Owensboro community for over 50 years. In 1963, the company was founded in Owensboro and today Omico is a leading manufacturer of quality blow-molded plastic parts and assemblies.

October 2017 is Manufacturing Month

October is manufacturing month and October 6 is deemed Manufacturing Day.  In 2012, MFG DAY was created by Founding Partner Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International.  MFG DAY has incrementally enjoyed more support since then, aligning organizations with similar missions to cause positive change in the public perception of modern manufacturing.  The day is not only…

Snell Hired as New President and CEO

News Release The Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation (GOEDC) announced the appointment of Mark S. Snell as President and CEO effective October 9, 2017.  Mr. Snell, who is a native of Owensboro, was selected through a national search process.

Owensboro Riverport Highest-Volume Public Port

In June 2017, the Lane Report published an article that featured Owensboro’s Riverport Authority.  The port is one of eight active ports in Kentucky providing river, rail and barge services of approximately 960,000 tons of product per year over the last three years. Brian Wright, the port’s director says the port is the highest-volume public…

Owensboro Ranked Among Top Metros

Owensboro Ranked Among Top Metros by Site Selection Magazine The Owensboro metro was listed among the high-performing regions of 2016 by Site Selection magazine. The 2016 population tiers listed Owensboro’s metro as seventh among metros with population less than 200,000. This is the first time Owensboro has made the Total Projects Ranking by the oldest…

Welcome Garrick Thompson

Garrick Thompson Hired to Work with New and Existing Industries Owensboro, KY. (March 9, 2017) – The Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation (GOEDC) hires experienced economic development professional, Garrick Thompson, to work with the new and existing industries of Greater Owensboro. “I am extremely excited to begin working in Owensboro. It’s no secret that Owensboro…

GO CAREERS Employer Recruitment Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Owensboro, KY) The Greater Owensboro Chapter of FAME (GO FAME) is hosting a GO CAREERS Employer Recruitment event on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 a.m. in the 3rd Floor Conference Room of the Commerce Center located at 200 East Third Street in Owensboro. Prospective employers are invited to attend to learn more…