Right to Work Kentucky Has Great Developments in Store

Companies continue to choose Kentucky as a result of its Right to Work laws. And these recent investments are evidence of that. Some of the most recent investments are coming from Legacy Metals and Lexmark International, as well as Envision AESC. All three of the companies will be adding new locations within the state, showing us how attractive Right to Work states truly are. Of course, the companies won’t be the only ones benefitting. This will also mean lots of new job opportunities!

Read on in order to learn more.

Legacy Metals:

Legacy Metals is investing $1.2 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Hopkinsville, Kentucky. As a result, this will create 100 new jobs.

“Legacy Metals is an incredible example of a company fully committed to serving its community and the state of Kentucky. […] The commonwealth is experiencing a wave of economic momentum like we’ve never seen before, because companies continue to believe in our workforce and resources. I want to thank Legacy Metals’ leadership and I’m excited to see this expansion bring them even greater success.” […]

“Legacy Metals is an incredible, family-owned company that’s already enjoying tremendous success in our region. […] Thanks to their investment and support from the State of Kentucky and Christian County government, Legacy Metals will be creating 100 new jobs and investing millions of dollars into our region. This is further proof that our community and region are great for business.”


Lexmark International:

Lexmark International is adding corporate headquarters soon in Right to Work Lexington, Kentucky with a $4 million investment.

“I want to congratulate Lexmark on its latest investment in Kentucky and thank its leaders for their commitment to a sustainable future in the commonwealth. […] Lexmark has been a major employer in Fayette County for more than three decades. This investment shows a commitment to the next generation of Kentuckians. Thank you to Lexmark’s leadership for their continued faith in our state and our talented workforce.” […]

“Lexmark has been a longtime community partner and economic driver in Central Kentucky. […] Its team has not only developed innovative solutions for business but has also demonstrated that a business model focused on environmental sustainability can succeed, resulting in a positive impact on our people, our community and the planet. We are proud to recognize Lexmark’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and providing our local school system and others throughout the region with additional STEM learning opportunities by implementing this solar array project.”


Envision AESC:

Envision AESC is investing $2 billion toward a new gigafactory in Right to Work Bowling Green, Kentucky, creating 2,000 new jobs.

“We are thrilled that Envision AESC, the world’s leading EV battery technology company, has picked Kentucky. […] Envision AESC is making the second largest economic development investment Kentucky has ever seen, investing $2 billion to build a new, state-of-the-art EV battery gigafactory in Bowling Green. Even better, this project will create 2,000 great jobs of the future for residents in the Warren County region. And with this investment Envision AESC will generate a 30GWh site, which increases Kentucky’s production to 116GWh, making the commonwealth the nation’s top producer of electric vehicle batteries.” […]

“Thank you, Envision AESC, for bringing the world’s leading battery technology company to Bowling Green, Kentucky.”


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