Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson joined local and company officials to
announce Westpack, a bottle decorating and packaging company based in Russia,
plans to establish manufacturing operations in Covington.
The project will
create 63 new, full-time jobs and will represent a $4.49 million investment in
Beshear welcomed Westpack to Kentucky
and applauded today's announcement.
Commonwealth is thrilled to partner with Westpack to see the creation of more
than 60 jobs and an investment of nearly $4.5 million," said Gov. Beshear.
"We're especially proud that a company from Russia
has chosen Kentucky
to do business, a testament to the ideal logistics and strategic location here
in the Commonwealth."
foreign direct investment continues to grow, with approximately 420
internationally based companies from 30 nations in the Commonwealth, employing
nearly 80,000 people.
is in the business of grabbing attention, and they certainly are turning heads
here, choosing northern Kentucky
over anywhere in the world," said Lt. Gov. Abramson. "This is a
tremendous day for this area and the Commonwealth as a whole, showing Kentucky makes a perfect home for major companies from across the
is a new expansion of UniPack Group, a full service glass container decorating
and packaging company serving the alcohol beverage industry since 1995. The Covington location will be
at a 126,000-square-foot facility on West
43rd Street. In addition to bottle
decorating and packaging, the facility will be sufficiently machined and
equipped to provide short-run decorations for special events and promotions.
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