HBC-radiomatic to Locate in Northern Kentucky German Radio

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HBC-radiomatic to Locate in Northern Kentucky German Radio
Contact: Cheryl Besl
Strata-G Communications
[email protected] 513.381.8855
Karen Finan
Northern Kentucky Tri-ED
[email protected] 859.344.0040
HBC-radiomatic to Locate in Northern Kentucky
German Radio Technology Firm to Build Facility in Hebron
(COVINGTON, KY) May 1, 2008 – HBC-radiomatic, headquartered in Crailsheim, Germany, is
pleased to announce that it will be expanding and moving its North American headquarters to
Hebron, Ky. HBC-radiomatic manufactures radio controls used in a variety of industrial
applications such as factory and tower cranes and concrete pumps. “Kentucky welcomes HBCradiomatic to the Bluegrass state,” said John Hindman, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for
Economic Development. “Northern Kentucky has demonstrated that it has the workforce and
technology infrastructure necessary to attract high- tech firms and jobs to the region.”
The new 12,000 square foot facility will house the company’s North American production and
distribution center. “Northern Kentucky offers a talented and available technology workforce and
infrastructure in a central location,” said Jason Looman, CEO, HBC-radiomatic. “In addition, we
were able to secure support through the Kentucky Enterprise Initiative Act for construction of the
new building.”
HBC-radiomatic will initially employ 15 associates and plans to expand to 30 associates in the
next three to five years. Unit Building Services has been chosen to construct the new facility in
Hebron, 13 miles southwest of Cincinnati. “HBC-radiomatic joins 160 international companies,
of which 37 are German, in Northern Kentucky,” said Gary Moore, member of Northern
Kentucky Tri-ED’s Executive Committee and Boone County Judge-Executive. “HBC-radiomatic
will bring important, new high tech job opportunities to the region.”
HBC-radiomatic has been approved by the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority
to receive a Kentucky sales and use tax refund up to $54,050 for eligible construction materials,
building fixtures and equipment through the Kentucky Enterprise Initiative Act, which helps to
attract expanding technology companies to the Commonwealth.
About HBC-radiomatic
Headquartered in Germany since 1947, HBC-radiomatic, Inc. has a strong international presence as the trend setter in
radio equipment and its name is synonymous with state-of-the art industrial radio remote controls. On a platform of 18
core products the company manufactures a wide range of products and markets them world-wide utilizing the support
of six subsidiaries and over 30 well-established partners both in Germany and abroad. HBC-radiomatic, Inc. is a wholly
owned subsidiary of HBC-radiomatic, GmbH from Crailsheim, Germany. HBC-radiomatic, Inc. was formed in 1998 in
Blue Ash, Ohio to sell, service and do light manufacturing of the company’s industrial radio controls for North
America. These radio controls are used on factory cranes, tower cranes, concrete pumps and in a variety of other
industrial applications internationally.
http://www.hbc-radiomatic.com
About Northern Kentucky Tri-ED
Founded in 1987, the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Northern Kentucky TriED) is celebrating 20 years of serving as the primary economic development marketing agency for Boone, Kenton, and
Campbell counties in Northern Kentucky. Since 1987, 460 companies have located or expanded in Northern Kentucky
accounting for 43,868 new primary jobs and $4.375B in capital investment. Northern Kentucky Tri-ED is a key
partner in Vision 2015, a 10-year strategic plan for growth in the region. For more information, visit
www.NorthernKentuckyUSA.com.
About KCED
The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development is the primary state agency in Kentucky responsible for creating
new jobs and new investment in the state. New business investment in Kentucky in 2007 totaled nearly $2 billion with
the creation of over 13,400 new jobs. Information on available development sites, workforce training, incentive
programs, community profiles, small business development and other resources is available at
www.ThinkKentucky.com.
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