Category Archives: Kentucky

Fresh Thyme stores fresh to Louisville and Newport.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market is coming to Kentucky with locations slated to open early next year in Louisville and Newport. Backed by Meijer, Fresh Thyme is a fast-growing organic niche grocery with around 30 locations in Missouri, Il ...

Florida Tile paves the way for Lawrenceburg expansion.

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. – Florida Tile Inc., a manufacturer of porcelain tile, will expand its Lawrenceburg operation, investing $25.2 million and adding 61 jobs. The project will allow Florida Tile to add manufacturing lines and equipment at its existing man ...

Grupo Antolin adds facility, 200 jobs in Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grupo Antolin, one of the largest global manufacturers of automobile interior components, will locate a new facility in Louisville, creating 200 jobs through and investing more than $13.7 million. Grupo Antolin, which employs nearly 35 ...

Cooler Commander wins Paducah pitch contest.

PADUCAH, Ky. – Jason Carnes came up with an idea for his product, the Cooler Commander, out of frustration. Out riding ATVs with his buddies one winter day, he wasted 10 minutes securing his cooler with straps for the second time that day. He started lo ...

Kentucky places 3rd in Site Selection rankings.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A succession of expanding businesses, new facility openings and thousands of new jobs helped Kentucky place third nationally in the 2015 Business Climate Ranking by Site Selection magazine. Kentucky leapt from eighth place last year – ...

Bowling Green Metalforming will add 450 jobs.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green Metalforming plans to invest more than $261 million and create 450 jobs over the next four years. Bowling Green Metalforming produces vehicle body and chassis assemblies for original equipment manufacturers including G ...

Swedish Match invests in Owensboro R&D center.

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Swedish Match will invest more than $3 million in its Owensboro facility to expand its research and development department. With its 10,000-square-foot expansion, Stockholm-based Swedish Match, a manufacturer of tobacco products, will ...

Bowling Green welcomes steel company Bilstein, 110 jobs.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Bilstein Cold Rolled Steel celebrated the groundbreaking the company’s new plant in Bowling Green recently. A part of Germany-based Bilstein Group, the company is investing $130 million to build a 250,000-square-foot manufacturing ...

Kobe Aluminum expanding in Bowling Green.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC (KAAP), a supplier for the automotive industry, will invest $57 million to expand its Bowling Green facility. The expansion will support 112 new jobs, according to a news release from the Kentucky C ...

UPS will invest $310M, triple Centennial Hub, hire 300.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has announced plans to triple the size of Centennial Hub, the company’s ground package-sorting facility in Louisville. The Atlanta-based package shipper expects to invest an estimated $309.7 million ...

VonLehman locates new HQ in Fort Wright.

FORT WRIGHT, Ky. – VonLehman & Company Inc. is opening a new headquarters office in Fort Wright, investing $3 million and adding 20 jobs. With offices in Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Fort Mitchell, VonLehman is a certified public accounting and advi ...

KOWA opens first North American plant in Corbin.

CORBIN, Ky. – KOWA Kentucky Inc. recently cut the ribbon on its manufacturing facility in Corbin. KOWA is creating 30 jobs with its $10 million investment in the project. KOWA’s parent company, KOWA KOGYOSHO CO., LTD. in Nagoya, Japan, opted to estab ...

EOS USA opens call center in Somerset, adds 150 jobs.

SOMERSET, Ky. – EOS USA celebrated the opening of the company’s new flagship customer call center in Somerset where it is leasing a 20,000-square-foot facility in the Valley Oak Technology Complex. The company is investing nearly $4 million in the pr ...