Mario Vizuet

The community of Owensboro takes pride in the safe streets filled with friendly neighbors. One of our many wonderful residents, Mario Vizuet explains why Owensboro is a great place to live, work, and play! 

Owensboro Is Your Opportunity!

Owensboro, KY is featured in Expansion Solutions Magazine's September-October issue as an Area Focus spotlight. Check out how Owensboro can be your next opportunity.

GOEDC In Motion Q3 2019

The GOEDC has received a great deal of continued support from our investors, and we like to keep them informed of what we are working on during the year.  Quarterly reports are sent out to our investors, partners and supporters.  In case you missed it, you can view it here.Highlights from this quarter's report include 23 visits to businesses and industries and work with 13 active projects, a plant manager's…

OBKY Local Look – Southern Star

Southern Star is a leading transporter of natural gas to America’s heartland, with approximately 5,800 miles of natural gas transmission pipeline in the Midwest and Mid-Continent regions of the United States.  This video features Southern Star with headquarter operations in Owensboro, Kentucky. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LomagR-Mp7M

2019 Manufacturing Month

Manufacturing (MFG) Month is held annually during the entire month of October. This recognition helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers. Not only is the goal of MFG Month meant to change perception, but also to bring awareness of the careers and living wages manufacturing jobs have to offer. The manufacturing environment in a facility is much cleaner than the past and there is more automation, as technology is constantly…

GOEDC Roundtable Discussion With Plant Managers

GOEDC held the first “Biz Buzz” meeting Thursday, September 19, 2019. This was a great opportunity for our local Plant Managers of our various industries to network with each other and share with us challenges and successes. We will continue to hold these meetings quarterly in order to stay in touch with the leadership of our existing industries and to regularly discover how we can better serve them. We are…

GOEDC In Motion Q2

The GOEDC has received a great deal of continued support from our investors, and we like to keep them informed of what we are working on during the year.  Quarterly reports are sent out to our investors, partners and supporters.  In case you missed it, you can view it here.Highlights from this quarter's report include Swedish Match's $100M expansion, 42 visits to business and industries, and work with 14 active…

Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation Hires Business Retention & Expansion Manager

Elizabeth Griffith has been hired as the Business Retention and Expansion Manager of the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation. Griffith will begin her role with the organization on May 20th, 2019.Elizabeth Griffith, a native of Owensboro, has been the Executive Director of the Wendall H. Ford Government Education Center since June 2016. Griffith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communication arts from Kentucky Wesleyan College and Master of Public…

Completion of Owensboro Riverport’s Rail Expansion

The installation of a $1.5 million inner loop rail track at the Owensboro Riverport Authority will be an added boost to infrastructure around an inner loop with acreage to be developed for potential projects. The riverport is thrilled to now have more line for future rail-product companies and a road entrance into the loop’s center.  On a daily basis, the riverport expects to receive approximately 15 trucks with auto frames from…