Chemicals


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 almost 200 chemical manufacturing companies

Chemical Industry Employees:

Nearly 15,000 Kentuckians are employed in chemicals manufacturing

Chemicals Exports:

In 2016, Kentucky exported $741 million of basic chemicals

 

Chemicals new and expanding report 2016 (PDF)

Chemical Industry Report (PDF)