UPS Bringing A 1000 Jobs To Kentucky
UPS recently announced its plans to bring 1000 jobs to Louisville. They are also investing around $750 million dollars for many projects in the next couple of years.
According to Mountain News out of Eastern, KY;
The company announced its plans in Louisville on Wednesday. Officials said the state approved a 10-year incentive agreement last month that can provide up to $36 million in tax incentives.
The first project is a two-bay aircraft maintenance hangar at a cost of $220 million. The hangar will accommodate two 747-8F aircraft for maintenance simultaneously. UPS plans to begin permitting and construction next year, with completion expected in 2022.
A statement by Gov. Matt Bevin’s office says other plans include ramp and taxiway improvements, office building renovations, flight-training facility expansions and new operations offices at the company’s Worldport air hub.
UPS in Louisville employs several college students and offers scholarships called Earn & Learn.