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The Ray Joins World Class Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center
The Ray is excited to announce a new partnership with Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) Research Center, led by Utah State University. As a member of SELECT, The Ray will join the nation’s leading researchers and experts across sectors,  including automotive OEMs, suppliers/manufacturers, civil engineering firms, departments of transportation and academia, in understanding and...
May 31, 2018 1:30 PM ET
Tomorrow's Infrastructure, Today
If the phrase “highway infrastructure” doesn’t excite you and bring to mind high-tech innovations, it should. I’ll tell you why. Our highway system is the backbone of America. Highways connect our cities. They allow us to visit relatives, live and work in separate places and take that family vacation. But, it’s also a place where 40,000 American lives are lost every year, and it’s the...
May 21, 2018 11:30 AM ET
The Ray's Smart Road Dot Named Fast Company 2018 World Changing Ideas Award Finalist
Fast Company announced the winners of its World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. The Ray’s smart road dot was selected for recognition as a World Changing Ideas finalist. 
Apr 10, 2018 1:15 PM ET
Getting Down to Business: Industry Leaders Announce Start of Georgia International Business Park
Leaders from some of the biggest businesses in the country gathered in LaGrange City Hall on Thursday to discuss the creation of what will be the biggest industrial park in the southeast in terms of size, employees and investment in the community. “There are a hundred manufacturers in Troup County that operate in this park, and we have more Fortune 500 companies operating here than...
Mar 26, 2018 11:30 AM ET
Recycled Rubber Paves the Way to the Future in Troup County, Georgia
March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week, Troup County will complete the paving of the county’s first “rubber road” on the new Tom Hall Parkway. The project used over 32,000 pounds of recycled tire rubber (RTR) in the top layer or “wearing course” of the road, which represents the rubber taken from over 2,500 end of life passenger tires. The productive and profitable reuse of scrap tires into...
Mar 14, 2018 1:00 PM ET