Rubber and plastics have been important to Kentucky’s economy for years, and Kentucky’s rubber and plastics manufacturers are well suited to accommodate any manufacturer’s needs. Kentucky is able to produce a variety of parts for manufacturers in automotive and countless other sectors. In the past five years, plastics companies in Kentucky have experienced more than 60 expansions, so the industry not only has a solid foundation, but is continually growing.
Kentucky has over 230 plastics and rubber manufacturers
The industry employs more than 28,000 people in Kentucky
Since 2014, 143 new or expanded facilities have been announced with investment totaling close to $1 billion with nearly 4,000 announced jobs