PTC Seemless http://wkyufm.org en Manufacturer Returning to Hopkinsville, with Hundreds of Jobs On the Way http://wkyufm.org/post/manufacturer-returning-hopkinsville-hundreds-jobs-way <p>A company that aims to manufacture steel tubes for the energy industry is expanding its operations and employment in Hopkinsville.</p><p>PTC Seemless Tube Corporation announced Thursday that it plans to create nearly 300 jobs and invest over $100 million&nbsp; in a new manufacturing facility. It’s a return to the Hopkinsville area for the company, which previously closed its Christian County facility in order to move closer to its customer base.</p><p>PTC Seemless now says it wants to return to the region by retrofitting and expanding its former facility. The new manufacturing operation will involve 256,000 square feet of building area.</p><p>The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority has given preliminary approval for $12 million in tax incentives for the project. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:03:24 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 36286 at http://wkyufm.org