Kentucky has the right mixture for the chemical industry. Did you know that dry ice, paints, pharmaceuticals and printing inks are all made in Kentucky? With the Commonwealth’s skilled workforce and prime location, Kentucky chemical manufacturers are finding great success.

Chemical Industry Companies:

Kentucky is home to more than 210 chemical manufacturing companies

Chemical Industry Employees:

Over 15,000 Kentuckians are employed in chemicals manufacturing

Chemicals Exports:

Through November 2019, Kentucky exported $683 million of basic chemicals, nearly an 8% YOY increase


Chemicals new and expanding report YTD (PDF)

Chemicals new and expanding report 2018 (PDF)

Chemicals new and expanding report 2017 (PDF)

Chemical Facilities (PDF)