Kentucky

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Kentucky.

Hawesville Hancock County, KY

WhiteRock Pigments Investing $179M In Kentucky

The company will create 124 jobs at the former Alcoa building near Hawesville, KY with the help of state tax incentives and workforce programs.
advanced manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Life Sciences

Lexington has leveraged its culture of innovation and commercialization, a superior business climate, top ranked research programs at the University of Kentucky, and an expansion network of medical center to provide an environment where any market niche of the life sciences industry can grow.
Toyota

Toyota Investing Over $373M In Five U.S. Plants

The investment in manufacturing plants in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Missouri will support the company’s first American-made hybrid powertrain and implement Toyota's New Global Architecture at its Alabama plant.
Danville KY

Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M Kentucky Expansion

The generator manufacturing plant will add up to 90 jobs at its new sheet metal fabrication facility on its Danville, KY campus.
Wurtland Kentucky

Wright-Mix Investing $8.5M, Creating 130 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned toll blending and materials development company will make cement-based products, gunite, shotcrete, non-shrink grouts and more at its new operation in Wurtland, KY.
biotech

Building A Biotech Rebound

A slow start and a dearth of mergers and acquisitions made 2016 a tough year for biotech, but new gene and immuno-therapies are leading the way for a much stronger performance when 2017 results are in.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.
logistics and distribution Kentucky

Logistics Leaders

The logistics and distribution industry is poised for a great leap forward as new technology digitally transforms the supply chain from end to end.
Greenup County Kentucky

Kentucky Shatters All-Time Investment Record

Less than halfway through 2017, the state has attracted nearly $5.8 billion in corporate investments and is also on pace to create most new jobs since 2006.
kentucky

Kentucky: Air Supremacy In The Bluegrass State

With Amazon’s decision to put its $1.5-billion hub in Hebron, Kentucky is on the runway to establish itself as the global airfreight logistics leader.
Bowling Green

KAAP Launches Seventh Expansion In Kentucky, Will Create 129 Jobs

The aluminum parts manufacturer will invest more than $51.3 million in Bowling Green, KY.
Greenup County Kentucky

Braidy Industries To Invest $1.3B, Create 550 Jobs In Eastern Kentucky

Kentucky's recently passed right-to-work legislation was influential in the company's decision to build an aluminum rolling mill in Greenup County, KY to supply the automotive and aerospace industries.
utilities

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.
Paducah Kentucky

Aluminum Extruder Investing $3.3M In Western Kentucky

Three years after opening in Paducah, KY, UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries will create 50 jobs with an expansion.
Business Facilities March / April 2017 Issue

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.
automakers

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.
AppHarvest Pikeville Kentucky

High-Tech Greenhouse Creating 140 Jobs In Kentucky

Hydroponics startup AppHarvest will grow produce above ground with a $50 million investment in a reclaimed mine site in Eastern Kentucky's Pike County.

Game Changer

Kentucky aims for the global logistics crown with Amazon's new air-cargo shipping hub.
Versailles Kentucky

Auto Glass Manufacturer Investing $7.5M In Kentucky

Pilkington North America will upgrade its Versailles, KY auto glass plant with new technology and machinery.

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July / August 2022 Issue

July / August 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 4)

Business Facilities' July / August 2022 issue features our 18th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, healthcare, fintech, and corporate HQs.
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As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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