Kentucky business has many faces. Regardless of size, industry or location, each business plays a key role in creating jobs, sparking innovation and furthering Kentucky’s economy. The Cabinet for Economic Development strives to help all these businesses succeed.

Due to Kentucky’s location, infrastructure and heritage, several industries find a natural fit here in the Commonwealth. These major industry sectors include manufacturing such as automotive, aerospace, primary metals and food and beverage as well as service industries such as logistics and transportation. Learn more about the major industries using the links below

Major Industries

Looking for information about Kentucky facilities? The Cabinet provides up-to-date data about the businesses in Kentucky. You can view our reports or search our databases for Kentucky facilities, industries or recent facility expansions.

Explore Kentucky Facilities