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Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.


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Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.

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Latest: Hendrickson USA LLC Establishing Operations In Elizabethtown, KY - Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.

Hendrickson USA LLC Establishing Operations In Elizabethtown, KY

Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.

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