BY ANDREW ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

WURTLAND Braidy Industries will build a $1.3-billion aluminum mill near South Shore, creating 550 advanced manufacturing jobs, the company’s executives and Gov. Matt Bevin announced Wednesday.

The mill will produce sheet and plate for automotive and aerospace industries, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Braidy Industries, an American holding company incorporated in Delaware, will pay its workers an average salary of about $70,000, according to the company’s CEO, Craig Bouchard.

Construction on the 2.5-million-square-foot facility will likely begin in early 2018…

The Daily Independent, Ashland – CNHI NEWS SERVICE

It was fitting that the sky was blue and the sun was shining brightly as Gov. Matt Bevin stood in front of the McConnell House and delivered northeastern Kentucky’s biggest economic news in, well, nearly 100 years.

The cloud of darkness and despair that has hovered over our region for far too long has been lifted…

BY RONNIE ELLIS
The Daily Independent, Ashland – CNHI NEWS SERVICE

WURTLAND When Craig Bouchard stepped to the microphone on a sunny day here Wednesday to announce his Braidy Industries will build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill factory in nearby South Shore, he said he felt right at home.

He told of an idyllic childhood in Kansas City, riding his bike — with clothes pins holding baseball cards where they’d be struck by the spokes of the wheel and create a roar — each morning to join friends to play ball or swim…

The transformation in material sciences and advanced manufacturing was evidenced when Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and Craig Bouchard, Chairman and CEO of Braidy Industries, Inc. announced that Braidy, in partnership with the State of Kentucky and the Ashland Alliance, will construct the nation´s first Greenfield aluminum rolling mill in over three decades, the company said…

Aluminum Producer Braidy Industries Hopes to Create Over 500 New Jobs in Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin joined Greenup County Judge Executive Robert Carpenter and Braidy Industries CEO and Chairman Craig Bouchard Wednesday afternoon to announce the location of Braidy’s new aluminum manufacturing facility…

Wednesday’s announcement of a new $1.3-billion aluminum mill near South Shore will not only bring hundreds of jobs to the area, but will also uncover a newfound hope.

This fresh attitude was already manifesting among citizens and public officials at the McConnell House where Gov. Matt Bevin, in addition to administrators from the new company, Braidy Industries, shared details on what is to come…