Ball Corp. to build new plant in Kentucky, hire about 200
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – Ball Corp. says it plans to build a new plant in southern Kentucky that will employ about 200 people making tops for aluminum cans.
The Daily News reports the Colorado-based company announced plans on Thursday to build a 450,000-square-foot plant on a 40-acre site in Bowling Green.
Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority documents show Ball subsidiary Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. is investing $305 million to build and equip the facility.
Ball officials said the plant is expected to start production in 2022 and will add nearly 200 jobs over five years.