• Posted On Tuesday, February 1, 2022 by Evan Lamolinara

    Kentucky

    SalesLeads announced today the CY2021 results for the new planned industrial capital project spending report for the state of Kentucky. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 110 new projects identified in Kentucky during 2021.

    The following are selected highlights on recent Kentucky industrial construction news and manufacturing capital projects.

    Planned Industrial Construction in Kentucky by Project Type:

              Manufacturing Facilities - 55 New Projects

              Processing Facilities - 20 New Projects

              Distribution and Industrial Warehouse - 27 New Projects

              Power/Energy/Oil and Gas - 4 New Projects

              Laboratory Facilities - 0 New Projects

              Mine - 0 New Projects

              Data Center - 1 New Project

    Planned Industrial Construction in Kentucky by Scope/Activity

              New Construction - 6 New Projects

              Expansion - 32 New Projects

              Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 41 New Projects

              Relocations - 17 New Projects

              Plant Closing - 3 New Projects

    Opportunities - By Equipment Need

              Air Emissions Control Equipment - 70 

              Compressed Air Systems - 104

              Control Systems and Instrumentation - 71

              Conveyors - 69

              Floor Coatings - 70

              Material Handling/Storage Equipment - 80

              Mechanical Construction - 98

              Packaging Equipment - 54

              Process Equipment - 16

              Tanks/Vessels - 15

    Largest Planned Industrial Construction Projects in Kentucky

    During the year 2021, our research team identified 25 industrial construction projects in Kentucky with an estimated value of $25 million or more.

    The largest project is owned by Ford Motor Company, who is planning to invest $5.8 billion for the construction of two EV automotive and battery manufacturing facilities in GLENDALE, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for 2025 and 2026.

    Top 10 Tracked Industrial Projects in Kentucky

    Georgetown, KY

    Automotive mfr. is planning to invest $460 million for an expansion and equipment upgrades on their manufacturing facility in GEORGETOWN, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

    Louisville, KY

    Home appliance mfr. is planning to invest $450 million for the expansion, renovation, and equipment upgrades on their manufacturing facility in LOUISVILLE, KY. They have recently received approval for the project.

    Henderson, KY

    Custom corrugated packaging products mfr. is planning to invest $400 million for the construction of an 1.1 million sf manufacturing facility in HENDERSON, KY. Construction is expected to start in early 2022, with completion slated for Fall 2023.

    Bowling Green, KY

    Food processing company is planning to invest $355 million for the construction of a 400,000 sf processing facility in BOWLING GREEN, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for late 2023.

    Ghent, KY

    Steel products mfr. is planning to invest $164 million for the construction of a manufacturing facility in GHENT, KY. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for Summer 2023.

    Louisville, KY

    Specialty food products mfr. is planning to invest $146 million for the construction of a 350,000 sf processing facility in LOUISVILLE, KY. Construction is expected to start in 2022, with completion slated for 2025.

    Elizabethtown, KY

    Corrugated packaging products mfr. is planning to invest $114 million for the construction of a 400,000 sf manufacturing facility in ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. They have recently received approval for the project.

    Shelbyville, KY

    Metal products mfr. is planning to invest $100 million for the construction of a manufacturing facility on Isaac Shelby Dr. in SHELBYVILLE, KY. Construction is expected to start in Fall 2021, with completion slated for late 2022.

    Louisville, KY

    Airport authority is planning to invest $100 million for the construction of a 323,000 sf storage, warehouse, and distribution facility at 2430 Outer Loop Road in LOUISVILLE, KY. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

    Elsmere, KY

    Cleaning and hygiene products mfr. is planning to invest $86 million for the construction of a manufacturing facility at 7900 Foundation Dr. in ELSMERE, KY. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials.

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