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.


IL: CountyMark Announces $125M Illinois Basin Crude Oil, NG Properties Deal

Development News | November 9, 2012

Majority of oil, natural gas production located the region known as Illinois Basin, encompasses much of southern IN and IL, and western KY. more >>

KY: Manufacturer CCI Industrial Services to Expand in Somerset, Add Jobs

Development News | November 9, 2012

Also known as Cable Contracting Inc., plans to move existing 2,400-sq.-ft. operation into a 20,000-sq.-ft. facility with $1.2M investment. more >>

KY: Berry Plastics to Invest $900M, Reopen Plant, Create 400+ Jobs

Development News | October 31, 2012

Plastics manufacturer to reconfigure Madisonville (Hopkins County) operations, make $96 million investment in the Commonwealth more >>

KY: Gearing Solutions Manufacturer David Brown Invests $4.7M, Opens in Inez

Development News | October 23, 2012

Facility is in Martin County's Honey Branch Industrial Park in Inez, will assemble large gear boxes, refurbish, rebuild manufactured components. more >>

KY: First Chinese-owned KY Manufacturer, Birtley to Invest $10M, Hire 50

Development News | September 21, 2012

Coal-processing machinery producer will build a new 67,500-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility at Blue Grass Business Park in Lexington. more >>

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