COMPANY SERVING STEEL INDUSTRY MOVING TO WESTERN KENTUCKY
WTVQ – PRCO America Inc., a Chinese manufacturer of specialty refractory brick for the steel industry, plans to open its first U.S. production facility next year in Graves County in western Kentucky near the Tennessee state line.
The $5.5 million investment will creat 32 jobs, Gov. Andy Beshear said in making the announcement.
PRCO executives plan to establish a state-of-the-art refractory plant in an approximately 35,000-square-foot building in Hickory, an unincorporated community six miles north of Mayfield, the state said in a release.