Manufacturing

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1 in 6 Kentuckians is employed in the manufacturing industry, creating world class products

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Workforce

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Kentucky offers companies customized recruitment and training assistance at no cost

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Innovation

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Kentucky has a statewide network of offices to assist entrepreneurs and innovators

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Logistics

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Kentucky is within a day’s drive of 65% of the U.S. population

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The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Developing Our Economy, Strengthening Our Workforce

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Red Tape Reduction Initiative

Kentucky is currently reviewing all state regulations for effectiveness, need or duplication with the goal of making Kentucky even more business friendly. If you are aware of a regulation that you believe should be reviewed, visit the Red Tape Reduction website and report the regulation in question.


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Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative

Kentucky is in the midst of a workforce development revolution. Through the Work Ready Skills Initiative, the Commonwealth is currently creating new and innovative practices for educating and training what will become the most skilled workforce in the country.


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Economic growth announced/reported so far during the Bevin Administration:

(Manufacturing, service or technology related, through July 2016 unless otherwise noted)

91
new/expanded facilities
$1,721,180,123
in new investment
8,741
new jobs
$12 Billion
in exports
(through May)
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GM to Invest $290 Million in Corvette Plant Upgrades

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Ford to Add 2,000 Jobs, Invest $1.3 Billion in Louisville's Kentucky Truck Plant for 2017 Super Duty Production

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