Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Larry Hayes

Interim Secretary

Old Capitol Annex
300 West Broadway
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone : 502-564-7140
Toll-free : 800-626-2930
Fax : N/A
Email : N/A
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Targeted Industries

•   Aerospace & Defense
•   Automotive
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Metals
•   Plastics
•   Technology/R&D

About Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

As the primary state agency encouraging job creation, retention and business investment in Kentucky, the Cabinet for Economic Development works to attract new industries and assists existing companies to grow and expand. The Cabinet also provides support and resources for entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners. As well, it helps prepare communities for economic development opportunities.


KY: Paducah’s Barkley Airport Awarded $5 Million for New Terminal

Development News | March 4, 2020

The state of Kentucky has announced a $5 million contribution to support a new airport terminal in western Kentucky. more >>

KY: Crown Holdings Breaks Ground for 126-Worker Plant in Bowling Green

Development News | March 3, 2020

Crown Holdings broke ground recently for a 126-employee plant to produce metal beverage cans in Warren County, Ky. more >>

KY: T. Marzetti Co. to Add 140 Jobs with Horse Cave Expansion

Development News | March 2, 2020

T. Marzetti Co., which manufacturers salad dressings, sauces and other food products, plans to expand its Hart County plant, creating up to 140... more >>

KY: STEP CG to Add 83 Jobs with Expansion of Covington Headquarters

Development News | February 28, 2020

Technology engineering firm STEP CG, LLC plans to expand its headquarters in Kenton County into new office space, generating at least 83 jobs. more >>

KY: Shady Rays Expected to Create 38 Jobs at Simpsonville HQ

Development News | February 27, 2020

Sunglasses distributor Shady Rays is expected to create 38 new jobs at its Simpsonville, Ky., headquarters, with a $400,000 expansion. more >>

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