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.
Kentucky freight shipments are currently among the nation’s highest and are expected to increase by nearly two-thirds in the coming years. However, without adequate infrastructure funding for needed transportation improvements, Kentucky’s continued economic growth could be at risk.
Handrail manufacturer Hollaender Manufacturing Co. plans to set up an operation in Somerset, Kentucky. The company will invest $667,000 and is expected to create up to 16 full-time jobs.
With a focus on sustainablity and reducing plastic use, Truman’s is a direct-to-consumer cleaning products company that raised $5 million to create a Louisville headquarters.
Six Kentucky tech companies will receive $1.9 million in state matching funds to stimulate technological innovation in the commonwealth while fueling growth and job creation for technology-based startups and small businesses.
Fibonacci company leaders, along with state and local officials, opened its $5.8 million-plus, 25-job HempWood manufacturing facility in Murray, Kentucky.