TBIC Member

Contact

Maureen Carpenter Executive Director
 

www.barrencoea.com mcarpenter@glasgow-ky.com 001-270-651-6314
Go Back

Barren County Economic Authority

Barren County Economic Authority

Life’s Better in the Barrens

Barren County is within 600 miles of over 65 percent of the nation’s population, personal income and manufacturing business establishments. When it comes to logistics, we have got you covered, interstate access and just 90 miles to the UPS Worldport.

Workforce recruiting and training assistance for new and existing employees at no charge. We also offer a personalized approach to your workforce needs – you tell us what you need, and we custom-design a solution, saving you time and money.

Enjoy lower cost, Kentucky ranks 1st in the nation for cost of doing business according to CNBC, and Barren County’s cost of living is 13% less than national average. We also offer some of the lowest energy rates east of the Mississippi.

Go Back

Barren County Economic Authority

Community Profile

Population

44,249 (Median age of 40.3 years)

2,246,320

(Labor Market Area)

GDP per Capita

31,639 $ (2.3% increase in GDP over last 10 yrs)

Workforce

20,063

1,638,764

(Within 60-minute drive)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Food / Beverage Processing, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

Go Back

Barren County Economic Authority

Maureen Carpenter Executive Director

www.barrencoea.com mcarpenter@glasgow-ky.com 001-270-651-6314

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Halton Company (Finland) Manufacturing 164
Essity (Sweden) Manufacturing 143
Alpla Inc (Austria) Plastics Manufacturing 90
3A Composites (Switzerland) Manufacturing/Composites 80
Suntec Industries (France) Automotive 15