Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Resource pages for "Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Bluegrass Bottling Lancaster

Kentucky Welcomes Nearly 360 New Jobs This Week

Bluegrass Bottling will create 27 jobs in Lancaster, Summit Packaging Solutions is bringing 254 jobs to Boone County, and Atlas Machine and Supply’s new Hardinsburg HQ will result in 78 jobs.
Tyson Foods Kentucky

Tyson Foods Breaks Ground At New Kentucky Bacon Plant

New $355 million Tyson Foods facility will produce Wright and Jimmy Dean brand bacon and create 450 jobs in Bowling Green, KY.
Quadrant Magnetics Kentucky

Quadrant Building $95M Magnet Manufacturing Facility In Kentucky

New $95 million Quadrant magnet manufacturing facility will create 200 jobs in Louisville, KY, provide rare-earth magnets for electric vehicle motors.
Marshall County, Kentucky

Upgrades To Be Made At Kentucky’s Southwest One Industrial Park

The Product Development Initiative project will include construction of 120,000-square-foot building pad-ready site at the Marshall County property.
Williamsburg, Kentucky Firestone Industrial Products Plant

Bridgestone Creating 250 Jobs With Kentucky Expansion

The $51 million investment in the Firestone Industrial Products’ (FSIP) plant will increase capacity to support the growing demand for advanced air suspension technology in electric vehicles.
Kentucky

Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth

The Bluegrass State is preparing for statewide growth with site upgrades and new partnerships.
aerospace and defense industry

Aerospace: The Sky’s The Limit

While defense spending has remained stable, commercial aviation has been on life support during the coronavirus pandemic. It may take until 2024 to return to pre-pandemic levels of passenger jet air traffic.
Louisville, KY

Brown-Forman Expanding Louisville Distillery Operation

The bourbon maker will invest $95 million in an expansion of its Louisville, KY distillery and create a nursery on the property for a long-term study of oak tree sustainability.
Kentucky

Kentucky: Putting Expansion On The Fast Track

Companies looking to hit the ground running in the recovery are flocking to the Bluegrass State, where red tape is cut so ribbons can be cut.
Somerset, KY

AHF Products Investing $2.5M In Kentucky Expansion

The wood flooring manufacturer plans to install innovative technology and create 20 new jobs at its Somerset, KY facility.
U.S. manufacturing

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.
Next Generation Corvette

GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant To Add 400 Jobs

Preparing for the next-generation Corvette, the Warren County, KY facility will build America's most advanced series-production sports car.

Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs

The Austrian plastic manufacturer will invest nearly $7 million in a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its Bowling Green warehousing facility. 
Florence, KY

Kroger Investing $17M In Northern Kentucky Distribution Center

The food retailer will increase production at the Florence, KY location and create 250 new jobs in the region.
Kentucky

Kentucky Governor’s Report: From The Boardroom To The Governor’s Mansion

Gov. Matt Bevin is bringing his CEO skills to the dealmaking table, and the results are spectacular: an annual record of $9.2 billion in capital investment in the Bluegrass State.
automotive industry locations

Locations For The Automotive Industry: Light Truck Takeover

While auto sales are expected to decrease in 2018, manufacturers can still bank on the larger market share of SUVs and CUVs to help keep the industry afloat.
Lexington Kentucky

Tru-Tone Finishing Creating 120 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned company will invest $4.6 million in a new e-coating facility in Lexington, its first in the state.
Novelis Guthrie, KY

Novelis Investing $300M In Kentucky Automotive Finishing Plant

The expansion will create approximately 125 new jobs and accelerate delivery of innovative, lightweight aluminum solutions to growing U.S. market.
Kentucky economic development

Kentucky’s Corporate Investment Hit Record $9.2 Billion In 2017

More than 17,200 jobs were announced in the Bluegrass State last year, the highest number in 17 years.
Bardstown Kentucky

Takigawa Corp. Japan Establishing First U.S. Operation In Kentucky

The packaging manufacturer will invest nearly $46 million and create 180 full-time jobs in Bardstown, KY.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.