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Kentucky Facilities with International Ownership


More than 500 Kentucky facilities are internationally owned.

International Presence

32 nations have Kentucky-based facilities


Over 110,000 people are employed at these Kentucky facilities

Want to learn more about Kentucky’s strong international presence? The reports below provide a list of facilities with foreign direct investment from Kentucky’s most prevalent FDI countries.

Kentucky Facilities with International Ownership

European FDI

Contact our European office

Far East/Pacific Rim FDI

(Including Japan, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand)

Contact our Asian office

North American FDI

(Canada and Mexico)

Search for Companies

Our searchable database also provides a listing of manufacturing, service and technology companies in which have announced or reported a new location or expansion in Kentucky. You can search by foreign direct investment by region or country. To access the search, follow the link below.

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EB-5 Program

This is a federal program intended to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. The program sets aside EB-5 visas for participants who invest in approved commercial enterprises based on proposals for promoting economic growth. Under this program, entrepreneurs (and their spouses and unmarried children under 21) are eligible to apply for a green card (permanent residence) if they:

  • Make the necessary investment in a commercial enterprise in the United States; and
  • Plan to create or preserve 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S. workers.
Learn about EB-5 designation in Kentucky
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