Manufacturing

Becca Schimmel | Ohio Valley ReSource

From the outside Summit Aviation, in the small town of Somerset, Kentucky, looks like any other nondescript, white warehouse. But inside workers craft parts for drones, weapons casings, wing stabilizers and other high-flying products.


Today, Tom Martin talks with Michael Baer, president of the Lexington digital design company FusionCorp, about plans to brainstorm ways to strengthen Lexington's position as a home to high-tech innovation and commerce.

Kentucky's Manufacturing Sector More Than Bourbon and Cars

Oct 8, 2014
waymarking.com

October has been designated National Manufacturing Month. Kentucky is well known for its automotive, bourbon, and equine industries but an official with the state's Economic Development Cabinet says the Commonwealth is successful in other trades.

Joe Hall says Kentucky is home to more than 4,000 manufacturers with 220,000.   "Well I think the significance really showcases the diversity of Kentucky's economy and we really are a manufacturing state," said Hall.