Darren Doyle, story and photos:
Yahagi American Molding, INC. or YAMI, was presented "Industry of the Year" at the annual Edmonson County Industrial Authority dinner last night at Mammoth Cave Hotel.
Located in the Edmonson County Industrial Park, the company specializes in the manufacturing of plastic injection molded automotive parts and components. The facility employees around 35 people and has seen near 1000% growth since moving into the current location in Edmonson County in 2003.
Receiving the "New Industry of the Year" was Nemesis Arms, Inc, also located in the Edmonson County Industrial Park.
Owned by California natives David and Kathleen Ives, the company manufactures their own line of tactical rifles and shooting accessories. They are also patent holders of a revolutionary bolt action design that gives both right-handed and left-handed shooters the ability to use the same rifle.