Jeff Taylor
Jeff Taylor
Business Development

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development


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 over 1,100 facility location or expansion projects with a reported capital investment of more than $21 billion and nearly 39,000 additional jobs.

Manufacturing Facilities

4,500 manufacturing related facilities in Kentucky

Manufacturing Workers

Over 260,000 Kentuckians work in a manufacturing facility

Kentucky-Made Exports

$30.3 billion of Kentucky-made products were exported through November 2019

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