GLASGOW, KY. – November 3, 2021 – Thursday, Nemak Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear, and the Barren County Economic Authority announced Nemak’s plans for expansion in Glasgow.
Nemak USA Inc., a manufacturer of innovative lightweight products for powertrain, e-mobility and structure applications, will create 170 well-paying jobs with a $27 million expansion of its Nemak Kentucky operation in Glasgow to support future electric-vehicle-related business.
“The growth of our automotive industry this year has been remarkable, and we are seeing more companies increase their focus on EV-related products,” Gov. Beshear said. “Nemak’s expansion sill not only add to that growth, but also create a significant number of high-wage jobs for residents in Barren County and the surrounding region.”
Nemak’s investment will support building upgrades and new, state-of-the-art equipment at its facility on Prestwick Drive. The expansion will support new EV-related business, and better position the operation for future contracts. The project also will increase the company’s training efforts for current and new employees in partnership with Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and Western Kentucky University. Company leaders expect production of new parts to begin in early next year, with full production slated for Q3 2022.
The company operates a second facility in Glasgow on American Avenue. Nemak has operated…