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Superior Battery Encourages Local Businesses to Export

Kentucky Export Initiative luncheon highlights resources available

KEI Russell Chamber

Representatives of the Kentucky Export Initiative team spoke at during a Russell County Tourism and Chamber of Commerce luncheon Feb. 18 at Superior Battery Manufacturing to encourage businesses to explore taking their business overseas. Pictured, from left, Ray Goodearl, vice president of sales and marketing at Superior Battery; Sherry Mulkins, business and marketing manager for World Trade Center Kentucky; Lindsey Westerfield, vice president of the Russell County Chamber of Commerce; Sara Moreno, director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center, Lexington; Gov. Martha Layne Collins, ambassador at-large of international trade for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Morgan Pierstorff, project manager for the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development; Lisa Gosser, president of the Russell County Chamber; Randy Hart, CEO of Superior Battery; and Ed Webb, president of the World Trade Center Kentucky.

RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky. (February 24, 2014) — In an effort to educate Russell County companies about opportunities to expand their business abroad, Superior Battery Manufacturing partnered with Russell County Tourism and Chamber of Commerce Feb. 18 to host a Kentucky Export Initiative luncheon at Superior’s manufacturing facility.

Dr. Schneider to Create 155 Jobs


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Gov. Beshear Announces Dr. Schneider to Create 155 Jobs at New Manufacturing Operation in Russell Springs

Germany-based automotive supplier to invest more than $29 million in Kentucky;

Russell Springs beat 69 potential locations to win new plant

Officials Say Lake Cumberland on the Rise with Barrier Wall Complete

Lake Cumberland Dam

By Lee Roberts
Nashville District Public Affairs

RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky. (April 19, 2013) – During a completion ceremony today in the Russell Springs Auditorium and Natatorium, a live feed of the last concrete placement on the work platform at Wolf Creek Dam drew applause from dignitaries, stakeholders and citizens in attendance. 

In only a matter of minutes on the big screen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District officially completed the final piece of the barrier wall that is critical to the repair of the dam.

U.S. Trade Undersecretary Touts Superior’s Exporting Success


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 6, 2013) — Superior Battery Manufacturing Company, located in Russell Springs, was one of three Kentucky companies to receive an Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA) Feb. 19 in Louisville.

Presented by Undersecretary Francisco J. Sánchez during a signing ceremony at United Parcel Service Inc’s Global Operations Center, the award recognizes businesses that have had great success in exporting overseas.

Bruss Expansion Adds 100 Jobs


RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky. —Joined by company and community leaders, Gov. Steve Beshear participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Wednesday afternoon to signify the expansion of Bruss North America's corporate headquarters in Russell Springs.

The German-owned company, which specializes in the manufacturing of sealing systems for transmissions and engines, has invested $10 million and is currently in the process of adding more than 100 new jobs at the local plant, according to Oliver Bruss, owner of the company.

Duo County Telecom Completes Fiber Optic Loop


Duo County is excited to deploy into your home and business this next generation of communications technology.

It is all part of our commitment to provide exceptional customer service to our customers. Lightspeed offers many advantages to residential customers and businesses alike and prepares everyone to enjoy an even greater selection of communications options in the future.

A Growth Environment

Russell County's residents enjoy top-quality services, a range of activities and a beautiful recreational lake.

Strong Work Ethic

Russell County's rural farming traditions provide a workforce that is loyal, trainable and dependable.

Available Sites

More than 150 acres of choice industrial sites are now available in Russell County.

Why Choose Russell?

A short distance from I-65 and I-75, Russell County provides local industries with quick access to their markets.