What’s New in Right to Work Kentucky?

More and more businesses are finding themselves in Right to Work Kentucky. And those that are already here are finding opportunities for growth and expansion. Companies that are investing in the state include Load Covering Solutions and Martinrea Hopkinsville, as well as Setco Sales Co.

Read on to learn more about each investment!

Load Covering Solutions:

Load Covering Solutions is adding a new location in Right to Work Trigg County, Kentucky with a $2 million investment. This will also create 30 new jobs!

“With construction of its first Kentucky facility, Load Covering Solutions will add to Kentucky’s long list of high-quality manufacturers located throughout the state. […] The company’s announcement continues our strong economic momentum, marking another step forward in creating career opportunities for Kentuckians in every corner of the commonwealth. I thank Load Covering Solutions’ leaders for selecting our state to power the company’s continued growth. I welcome LCS to Kentucky.” […]

“TVA and Pennyrile RECC congratulate Load Covering Solutions on its decision to locate operations in Trigg County. […] Supporting companies that create job opportunities and investment in the valley is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and the South Western Kentucky Economic Development Council to help further that mission and celebrate this announcement.”


Martinrea Hopkinsville:

Martinrea Hopkinsville is investing $31 million in order to expand in Right to Work Hopkinsville, Kentucky. This will create 33 new jobs for Christian County!

“Kentucky’s automotive industry continues to grow and evolve, and that is also the case for Martinrea Hopkinsville, which is creating more than two dozen great jobs for residents in Southwestern Kentucky. […] This project positions the company to better serve traditional automotive manufacturers, as well as the burgeoning electric-vehicle market. I want to thank Martinrea’s leaders for bringing this expansion to the commonwealth and look forward to watching the company continue to grow.” […]

“This project represents a true partnership as our local leaders worked closely with Martinrea-Hopkinsville plant manager Brad Graves, the Cabinet for Economic Development, TVA and our local utility partners to earn the business for our region. […] Thanks to Brad and his team, the SWK region will reap the benefits of this expansion as well as Martinrea’s continued commitment to the community. Equally important, this announcement marks the fourth new or existing industry expansion announcement in the last 10 months for Hopkinsville and Christian County, validating the region’s reputation as a great place to grow a business.”


Setco Sales Co:

Setco Sales Co is relocating its headquarters to Right to Work Boone County, Kentucky. This will then create 30 new jobs!

“I wanted to express how excited Setco is to partner with the Commonwealth of Kentucky for our new global headquarters. […] This modern and expanded facility will serve as a platform for growth in the North American market and be our worldwide home for Setco’s global operations and management.” […]

“We’re happy to welcome Setco to the commonwealth. This exciting project supports several key industries in our state, while also creating great job opportunities for Kentucky residents. […] Setco also joins a growing list of companies that are finding Kentucky is a welcoming home to set up headquarters. Thank you to the leaders at Setco for this commitment and welcome to the commonwealth.” […]

“We’re happy that Setco will continue to serve its automotive and aerospace industry customers from the Cincinnati region. […] Hebron is an ideal location for new companies, with easy highway access, proximity to CVG and a talented machining employee base. Setco is bringing a good mix of well-paying office and manufacturing career opportunities to Boone County.”


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