LeanCor Supply Chain Group LLC plans to add 53 full-time jobs in Northern Kentucky while investing $4.4 million in moving its headquarters to a larger office building in Boone County.
The $24 million grant will support the fundamental science needed to advance next generation manufacturing technologies, flexible electronics and robotics.
Business First talked with the new Kentucky Chamber CEO Ashli Watts on her work to date and what’s ahead. Infrastructure improvements topped her list.
MHS, a leading supplier of material handling, automation, and software products, recently opened its newly expanded $20 million facility in Mt. Washington.
Demand for Kentucky made bourbon continues to grow, setting records every year. More than 2.1 million barrels of spirits were produced in the Bluegrass State in 2018. The last time Kentucky distillers filled that many barrels was 1967.
Toyota says it is adding 400 employees at a Kentucky plant with starting pay of more than $18 an hour. The Georgetown plant is the company’s largest and already employs more than 8,000.
Kentucky exports have seen 15% growth since 2015, up to nearly $32 billion in 2018. Those goods were sent to nearly 200 nations globally.