Southwestern Kentucky Economic Development Council

Carter Hendricks

Executive Director

2800 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
Phone : 270-885-1499
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 270-886-2059
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries

•   Aerospace & Defense
•   Automotive
•   Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers
•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing
•   Metals
•   Plastics
•   Retail

About Southwestern Kentucky Economic Development Council

The SWK region has a population of over 100,000 and nearly 500,000 in the six-county labor shed.  Locals aren’t surprised that newcomers are flocking to our region as they’re discovering what locals have known all along. The SWK is a less taxing, more relaxing environment for people of all ages and interests.   

It should be easy to see the SWK is ready to be your new home.  We have available land, shovel ready sites, spec buildings, and existing inventory ready for you. Come Grow With Us! 


KY: Douglas Autotech Corp. to Expand in Hopkinsville, Create 115 Jobs

Development News | February 17, 2015

Company plans to increase its Kentucky workforce by a third; modernize facility, invest $14.1M. more >>

KY: T.RAD N. America to Invest $25M to Expand in Hopkinsville, Hire 200

Development News | December 3, 2014

Japanese-owned heat transfer manufacturer to construct additional mfg space to increase production at its 180,000 sq-ft Christian County operation. more >>


TID's CiCi Awards--Community Impact Category - 2014

Article | March 11, 2014

Fifteen U.S. companies that announced economic development projects in 2013 that will make a big impact on their communities. more >>


Kentucky’s Workforce is Setting High Standards for Advanced Manufacturing

Article | September 16, 2013

From Corvettes to Gorilla Glass to Hummingbird Nano, see how Kentucky’s thriving ecosystem makes it a natural selection for global investment. more >>

KY: PTC Seamless Tube to Invest $102M to Retrofit Mfg. Plant, 283 New Jobs

Development News | August 30, 2013

PTC will retrofit, expand the former Hopkinsville facility to include 256,000 sq. ft. of building area, acquiring property adjacent to existing site.... more >>

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