The Richmond Register

Ronnie Ellis / rellis@cnhi.com Apr 26, 2017

WURTLAND — Reaction to news that Braidy Industries will build and operate a $1.3 billion, 2.5 million square feet aluminum rolling mill in the eastern Kentucky county of Greenup was universally positive, even across political lines.

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin who was critical to the negotiations, according to Braidy CEO Craig Bouchard, said the announcement “may truly be the most singularly transformative economic development decision that has ever been made in the commonwealth of Kentucky…