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Dennis Griffin Executive Director

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Franklin Simpson Industrial Authority

Franklin - Simpson County

Franklin and Simpson County is an idyllic town located on the Kentucky/Tennessee border directly on Interstate 65. The community is located just 35 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee. It is one of the fastest growing areas in Kentucky and is home to over forty industries and service companies. Four different international countries have manufacturing facilities in Franklin. Within a thirty-mile area of Franklin, there is a population of 442,000 people that provide an ample labor force for the community.

Franklin has an active downtown area with a variety of shops and galleries as well as concerts and festivals held throughout the year. Franklin offers a number of sports activities, gyms, dance classes, and theater arts productions. There are also numerous shopping areas, commercial developments, and restaurants throughout the city making Franklin a very attractive area for industries and individuals looking for a quality life style.

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Franklin Simpson Industrial Authority

Community Profile




(30 mile radius)

GDP per Capita

34,342 $



Focus Industries

Automotive, Fabrication, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

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Franklin Simpson Industrial Authority

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Fritz Winter North America (Germany) Brake Discs/Rotors 270
RKW-North America (Germany) Polyethylene Films 150
Virtus Precision Tube (formerly Luvata) (United Kingdom) Copper Tubing 120
Smiley-Monroe (Northern Ireland) Conveyor Belts 30