Right to Work Kentucky Sees Economic Growth

Three businesses are investing soon in Right to Work Kentucky. These include Eddie Kane Steel and BILSTEIN GROUP, as well as RA Jones & Co. Two of these businesses will be adding a new location somewhere in the state. Meanwhile, one is simply expanding their current Kentucky facility. Read on to find out which one!

Eddie Kane Steel:

Eddie Kane Steel Products is investing $4.8 million toward a new location in Right to Work Meade County, Kentucky. This will create 25 new jobs!

“We are very grateful and excited for the opportunity to be part of the steel community of Kentucky. […] I would especially like to thank David Pace of Meade County for his tireless efforts in helping us realize our goal of expanding our business operations in Kentucky.” […]

“Today’s announcement further demonstrates how Kentucky’s manufacturing prowess and logistics leadership are creating opportunities throughout our state. […] Eddie Kane Steel’s decision to locate its first Kentucky facility in Brandenburg adds to the strong economic momentum of the region and Kentucky as a whole as we add jobs and opportunity in every corner of the commonwealth.” […]

“We continue building a strong industrial presence in Meade County, and the addition of Eddie Kane Steel adds further momentum to that mission. […] The company’s investment serves as the latest evidence that these efforts are paying dividends.”



BILSTEIN GROUP is adding a new location in Right to Work Bowling Green, Kentucky with a $17.8 million investment. This will also create 120 new jobs!

“Today, we celebrate a major milestone in BILSTEIN’s success story in the U.S. […] This will be the foundation to continue on our current growth path and add more highly qualified jobs to the region. Our plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is BILSTEIN’s first footprint on the North American continent. Looking at the increasing demand in our superior quality products, serving high-precision applications in key industry segments including electrical vehicle systems, we are very positive that our growth story does not stop here.” […]

“BILSTEIN has been a great corporate partner to Warren County and the commonwealth since it opened four years ago. I am thrilled to see the company finding success in our state. […] This investment not only will help the company meet its job growth targets, but also creates a foundation for possible further expansion in the coming years. I look forward to seeing BILSTEIN grow with Kentucky as we strive to build an economy that works for all of our residents.” […]

“It’s very exciting to continue to see companies thrive all across our community. […] Warren County is a great place to do business and BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED STEEL is one more shining example of our strong business community.”


RA Jones & Co:

RA Jones & Co is expanding in Right to Work Kenton County, Kentucky with a $2 million project. This will also create 20 new jobs!

“The state tax incentives will allow RA Jones to invest in various corporate initiatives and projects designed to strengthen our current workforce, expand our manufacturing and service capabilities, and increase research and development resources to help us attain our full market growth potential over the next 10 years. […] The RA Jones leadership team is honored to have been approved for these tax incentives. We’re excited to continue its 115-plus-year tradition of contributing to Northern Kentucky’s growing economy and providing quality job opportunities[…].”

“Northern Kentucky’s proximity to the headquarters and manufacturing operations of CPG giants Procter & Gamble Co. and The Kroger Co. make our region ideal for companies like RA Jones that specialize in innovative packaging technology for the beverage, chemical, consumer goods, dairy, food, pharmaceutical and industrial industries. […] RA Jones’ decision to add new, professional career opportunities is testimony to our strong higher education system in the Cincinnati region.”


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