Gov. Beshear Joins Washington Penn Plastic Co. To Celebrate Start of Construction on $104 Million Winchester Facility, Creating 88 Jobs

WINCHESTER, Ky. (April 11, 2024) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear joined local officials and representatives from Washington Penn Plastic Co. to celebrate the beginning of construction for the company’s new manufacturing facility in Clark County, a nearly $105 million investment that will create 88 full-time, Kentucky jobs.

Gov. Beshear: Over $15 Million in State Funding Awarded To Support Job Growth, Site and Building Development in 13 Counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 29, 2024) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than $15 million in state funding going to support job growth and economic development across 13 counties. The latest round of funding was approved today through the Kentucky Product Development Initiative (KPDI) and including local matching funds more than $35 million is being invested across the commonwealth.

Gov. Beshear: Wilde Brands Expands Job Creation at Winchester Facility from 50 Full-Time Positions to Up To 150 Kentucky Jobs

WINCHESTER, Ky. (Feb. 14, 2023) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear joined leaders from Wilde Brands Inc. – a producer of high-protein, low-carb snack chips made from all-natural chicken breast, egg whites and bone broth – for a flag-raising ceremony at their new Winchester facility.

Gov. Beshear Announces $500,000 State Grant to Provide Site Improvements, Position Winchester for Future Economic Growth

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear highlighted continued investment in the state’s site and building development as he announced a $500,000 state grant, paired with a local match from the Winchester-Clark County Industrial Development Authority (WCCIDA) to provide $1 million in upgrades at the Winchester Industrial Park.

Catalent Inc. to Expand in Winchester, Create 277 Well-Paying Jobs With $175 Million Investment

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 19, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear congratulated Catalent Inc., which partners with pharma, biotech and consumer health companies to optimize the development, launch and life-cycle supply of products for patients around the world, on its planned $175 million investment to expand its existing operation and add a new R&D facility in Clark County, creating 277 high-wage jobs for Kentuckians.