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: Riken to Invest $7M to Expand Operations in Hopkinsville

Development News | July 9, 2013

The Japanese-owned company is a manufacturer of custom plastic compounds for the automotive industry. more >>

KY: TeleTech Expands to Paducah, Adds 2 Facilities, 450 New Jobs

Development News | March 22, 2013

Paducah operations to include a facility in historic downtown area, another a 30,000-sq.-ft. building constructed in city’s commerce park. more >>


The Undocumented Incentive: Quality of Life

Article | June 30, 2012

A look at select areas across the country that can say they offer a great quality of life as one of their unwritten incentives. more >>

KY: TeleTech to Create 700 Jobs in Hopkinsville

Development News | May 24, 2012

Global customer service company to make $12 million investment in the Commonwealth. more >>

KY: Plymouth Tube Company to Invest More Than $12.1 Million in Hopkinsville Plant, Retain 93 Jobs

Development News | December 6, 2011

Governor Steve Beshear today joined community leaders and officials from Plymouth Tube Company to announce the company will make a more than $12.1... more >>

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