NKY is home to more than 40 leading automotive industry suppliers, including sensors, controls, engine production, metal fabrication, chemicals, plastics, composites, automation, and distribution. Kentucky is home to four major assembly plants—Ford (two plants), General Motors, and Toyota. (Source: ThinkKentucky, 2020) There are more than 20,000 people currently employed in the automotive industry in Northern Kentucky,
Kentucky is ranked #1 for automotive production per capita in the U.S. (Source: Think Kentucky, 2020) Situated in the center of Auto Alley within 600 miles of 64 automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) facilities, the region can serve northern and southern OEM markets. That’s why NKY prioritizes automotive manufacturing.