Recognized as an “American boomtown for manufacturing” by Forbes Louisville has a strong manufacturing economy with companies ranging from machining, home and appliance, automotive, chemicals and engineering.
The manufacturing sector is an $11 billion industry employing more than 77,000 people in the region.
Industry Spotlight - FirstBuild
Louisville is home to FirstBuild a makerspace dedicated to designing, engineering, building and selling the next generation of major home appliances. This co-creation community is changing the way products come to market. The online community and physical microfactory space is open to anyone interesting in innovating home appliances. Backed by GE Appliances, FirstBuild has access to world-class engineering and design talent as well as the most advanced technological tools and capabilities.
Visit https://firstbuild.com/ for more information