Kristina Slattery
Kristina Slattery
Business Development

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

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Kentucky’s ideal location, skilled workforce and business-friendly environment make the Commonwealth a great place for manufacturing companies to make and ship products to every corner of the globe. In the past five years, manufacturers announced approximately 800 facility location or expansion projects with a reported capital investment of $28 billion and more than 37,000 additional jobs.

Manufacturing Facilities

6,000+ manufacturing related facilities in Kentucky

Manufacturing Workers

Over 250,000 Kentuckians work in a manufacturing facility.

Kentucky-Made Exports

$40.2 billion of Kentucky-made products were exported around the globe in 2023

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