BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – April 30, 2015 –Vector Horizon Technologies, a leader in the clean power and renewable energy industries, announced their upcoming expansion project in Bowling Green today. The project will bring a total of 20 new jobs to the region.
“Vector Horizon Technologies, LLC has been very fortunate to be a part of the Bowling Green and Warren County community for the past five years,” said Jon Bigley, VHTek president. “This community and cooperation with the WKU Center for Research and Development and Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce have been extremely helpful in our development and now growth plans.”
Located in the WKU Small Business Accelerator, VHTek designs, develops and produces advanced mechatronic devices that controls engine emissions. Additionally, VHTek provides their customers with custom engineered components and assemblies on a prototype and/or volume production basis, and consulting services. VHTek has been in Bowling Green since late 2009.
“Bowling Green is proud to have a company like Vector Horizon Technologies show such a commitment to our community by expanding their operations here,” said Mayor Bruce Wilkerson. “I’m happy to congratulate VHTek on their expansion, which will bring more jobs and more success to our already outstanding region.”
“In less than six years, Vector Horizon Technologies has become an important asset to our community,” said Mike Buchanon, Warren County Judge Executive. “The company’s continued investment in our local economy proves their confidence in our region and our workforce.”
The WKU Small Business Accelerator, located in the Center for Research and Development, provides clients with business support services and community resources to help them get established and grow during the start-up period. Direct management assistance and technical and support services are provided to clients. Currently, 18 businesses, including VHTek, are housed in the Small Business Accelerator.
In 2015, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce’s announced projects will bring a total capital investment of more than $293,189,600 and create 570 new jobs in South Central Kentucky.
For more information on VHTek, visit http://www.vhtek.com.
About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,200 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region. Learn more about South Central Kentucky’s advantages at http://www.southcentralky.com/.
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