Plastics & Rubber


Rubber and plastics have been important to Kentucky’s economy for years, and Kentucky’s rubber and plastics manufacturers are well suited to accommodate any manufacturer’s needs. Kentucky is able to produce a variety of parts for manufacturers in automotive and countless other sectors. In the past five years, plastics companies in Kentucky have experienced more than 60 expansions, so the industry not only has a solid foundation, but is continually growing.

Plastic & Rubber Industry Employees:

Kentucky has nearly 28,000 full-time employees working in the plastics and rubber industry

Plastic & Rubber Industry Manufacturers:

Kentucky has nearly 225 plastics and rubber manufacturers

Plastic & Rubber Industry Expanding:

In the past five years, plastics companies in Kentucky have experienced more than 85 expansions

 

Plastics & Rubber New and Expanding Report 2017 (PDF)

Plastics & Rubber New and Expanding Report 2016 (PDF)

Plastics & Rubber Facilities (PDF)