Governor Beshear welcomes Daher – TLI to Ballard County
Kevil – Governor Steven Beshear welcomed Daher –Transport Logistics International, Inc (Daher-TLI) at its new facility in Kevil located at the former AC Marine on US 60 yesterday. According to Beshear, Daher – TLI started the process to open its new cylinder wash facility in Kevil less than four months ago. Beshear added that they are investing $2.2 million. Beshear said, “There investment here is going to create twenty new full time jobs for folks here in Ballard County and the Purchase Area of Kentucky.”
TLI, owned by Daher, was created in 1998 to provide transport management services for types of radioactive materials between North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. According to Norman Kent, Director of Engineering for Daher – TLI, the UF6 containers, which are used to house radioactive materials, will be cleaned, washed, and recertified at the Kevil facility. Kent, “The process uses gravity, chemistry and time.”
State RepresentativeStevenRudy said that he is excited about Daher – TLI choosing this location, “It’s not just about creating jobs, they [Daher – TLI] are buying local.” Judge/Executive Vickie Viniard thanked TLI for locating in Ballard County. Viniard stated, “Creating jobs; that is what it is all about.” Terry Simmons, Chief Executive Officer of the Ballard County Economic and Industrial Board is very pleased with creating the new jobs for the county and is one hundred percent supportive.
For more information on Daher-Transport Logistics International, Inc, please visit www.tliusa.com.