Kentucky

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

Hebron Kentucky

Amazon Investing $1.49B In Northern Kentucky Prime Air Shipping Hub

The shipping hub, to be located at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, will create 2,700 jobs.
Fulton Kentucky

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.
Owensboro

UniFirst Investing $12M In Owensboro, KY Expansion

The uniform and textile services provider is growing with help from state tax incentives and workforce development programs.
Lexington

Kentucky: Biotechnology Sector Is Surging In Lexington

A $1.8 million specialized biotech startup and a $10 million expansion of Coldstream Labs’ pharmaceutical plant are the most recent additions to Lexington’s growing biotech cluster.
Versailles Kentucky

Automotive Supplier To Add 134 Jobs In Kentucky

Yokohama will invest $5.2 million in new equipment to increase production at its Versailles, KY facility.
March/April 2016

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.
automotive industry

Automotive Industry Focus: Hitting On All Cylinders

The U.S. auto industry recorded its best year ever in 2015, selling 17.5 million cars and light trucks in the U.S., nearly $570 billion in revenue and a 5.7 percent increase over last year.
Versailles Kentucky More Than A Bakery

Bakery Company Chooses Kentucky For Third Location

More Than A Bakery, LLC plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles, KY. The bakery and distribution facility will employ 310 people.
Ford-Kentucky-Truck-Plant

Ford To Add 2,000 Jobs, Invest $1.3B in Louisville’s Kentucky Truck Plant

Ford Motor Co. will create 2,000 jobs and invest $1.3 billion at its Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP) in Louisville to produce all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty trucks.
General-Cable

General Cable Industries Relocating Operations To Lawrenceburg, KY

General Cable Industries Inc. will create more than 54 positions and invest more than $2.5 million in a consolidation and relocation project in Lawrenceburg, KY.

Logistics Networks Are Getting Back On Track

Lower fuel prices, a surge in railroad hiring and the need to get goods to market faster are boosting growth and profits in the logistics sector.
Kindred Healthcare's proposed Louisville, KY facility.

Kindred Healthcare Expanding Corporate Headquarters In Louisville, KY

Company plans to build six-story building on Theatre Square and create 500 new jobs. Once it completes a merger with Atlanta-based Gentiva Health Services Inc., Kindred will become one of the largest health care companies in the U.S.
Corvette color options.

General Motors To Invest $439 Million In Bowling Green, KY Corvette Assembly Plant

GM to build a 450,000-square-foot paint operation.
Louisville, KY Skyline.

Computershare Inc. Opens New Facility In Louisville, KY

Facility will support the company’s nationwide operations.
The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership supports workforce training like this session conducted by Ben Bomstad (left), Corporate Trainer, Alexandria Industries and Greg Sandeno, Manufacturing Specialist (right), at Alexandria Technical and Community College’s Customized Training Center.

Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One

Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.
2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.
Avure high-pressure food processing system.

Avure Technologies Inc. Establishing Headquarters In Northern Kentucky

Avure to create state-of-the-art high-pressure processing food research lab.
Bendix Spicer assembly line worker.

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Expands In Bowling Green, KY

To encourage the investment and job growth in Warren County, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $500,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment program.
TSYS Global Headquarters.

Industry Focus: Call Centers – Welcome Home

When communicating with call centers, familiarity can make all the difference.
Samsung has invested more than $13 billion in its semiconductor fabrication complex in Austin. TX.

Cover Story: High-Tech Hubs

With smart new regional growth strategies and generous federal funding initiatives, high-tech hubs are springing up all over the United States.

Rankings & Awards

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.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

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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