Swedish Match Contributes to the List of Kentucky’s Largest 2019 New and Expanded Industries

The Lane List

These are the top new and expanding industry announcements in Kentucky for 2019. The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development website (thinkkentucky.com) indicates that for January through September (reporting date Oct. 23) of this year there were 133 projects totaling $4.365 billion in investment, supporting 8,190 new full-time jobs. Owensboro/Daviess County contributed to the list with a $100 million investment in Pinkerton Tobacco Co. LP, also known as Swedish Match, which created 120 new full-time positions.