Martinrea Hopkinsville is an automotive parts supplier that currently has a location in Right to Work Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Now, they are planning to soon take on an expansion. In order to do this, they are investing $31 million toward the project. This will also create 33 new jobs. So it’s great news for Christian County’s economy!
From Area Development Magazine:
“We are proud to have built a strong partnership with the state of Kentucky and the local community to create opportunities for our employees and continue to build the automotive market in Hopkinsville. […] We are excited to have chosen Christian County as our home to expand operations, build quality products and increase services subsidiary for our customers.” […]
“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.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
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