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Lawmaker: Braidy Industries ‘Game-changer’ for Northeastern Kentucky

By MARK MAYNARD, Kentucky Today ASHLAND, Ky. (KT) – House Democratic Floor Leader Rocky Adkins said even when northeastern Kentucky was experiencing frustrating economic years, lawmakers on both the state and local levels never stopped laying groundwork for the future. EastPark Industrial Park was built near Interstate 64 along with a $50 million community technical […]

Milling Hope

Braidy Industries $1.3 billion Aluminum plant will Bring 600+ Jobs to Region Portsmouth Metro Magazine, by Carrie Stambaugh The excitement in the room was palpable during the cocktail hour of the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Annual Dinner held at Shawnee State University July 25. Craig T. Bouchard, Chairman and CEO of newly formed Braidy […]

Tarter: Author Shares Insights on Caterpillar

Originally posted September 22, 2013 Craig Bouchard didn’t set out to write “a wonderfully endorsing” book about Caterpillar Inc. The co-author (with James Koch) of “The Caterpillar Way,” to be released next month, said the initial challenge was to chronicle the best managed company in the United States. “We devised a checklist of characteristics and […]

Executive Interview, Craig Bouchard: Play Hard, Fight Hard, Win

American Metal Market Originally published August, 2013 Play Hard, Fight Hard, Win The competitiveness comes naturally. Bouchard was raised in a household which embraced and thrived on a ‘winner-take-all’ attitude and where the former Inland Steel put food on the table. No matter the weapon of choice—the nearest pillow, a blazing fastball, a crushing backhand […]

Craig Bouchard, ’81

Chicago Booth Magazine (U of C) Originally published October, 2015 The entrepreneur reflects on tossing out an entire board of directors, the joy of making hard-working employees into millionaires, and the importance of bedtime stories for kids.

The Base for Success

Redbird Magazine by Lauren Hutchcraft Former Redbird baseball player and successful businessman Craig Bouchard had a ground-breaking idea and Illinois State was where it all began. “Business is a lot like sports,” Bouchard, a letter winner on the redbird baseball team, said. “I don’t see business as a job, it is a game. If you […]

Real Industry: CEO Loss Stings

Seeking Alpha by Peter Kaye Summary A core part of my thesis hinged on a skilled capital allocator presiding over Real Industry. The resignation of Mr. Bouchard detracts from the attractiveness of RELY as an investment. I’m adjusting my target price from $13.92 to $10/share in light of the uncertainty surrounding this management change.

Signature Group: An Opportunity to Tag Along With Sam Zell

Acquisition strategy and a big swath of federal net operating tax-loss carryforwards, which could pay off for investors in Signature Group. Barron’s By David Englander Last week, this column highlighted the opportunity present in the shares of Covanta Holding, pointing out that the waste-to-energy company (ticker: CVA) has long benefited from its association with investor […]