Carhartt Plans $11M Facility Upgrade
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carhartt Inc. will invest more than $11 million to upgrade its Hopkins County facility and expects to add more than 150 employees to its existing workforce there of 550.
Carhartt will upgrade technology, equipment and conveyor systems at the facility in Hanson, with work expected to be complete by 2014.
A statement from Gov. Steve Beshear's office said Carhartt, which has been in operation in Kentucky for more than 80 years, has received preliminary approval for tax incentives up to $3 million.