Market Review: Louisville is headquarters to some heavy hitters

Friendly, competitive business climate welcomes many headquarters

By The Lane Report

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Since 1945 Office Resources Inc. (ORI), headquartered in Louisville, is a full-service office furniture dealership serving companies all over Kentucky. In 2018, it moved from downtown Louisville into a new headquarters in the city’s East End.

Heavy hitters in the corporate world like Humana, YUM! Brands, Brown-Forman, ResCare and many others call Greater Louisville home. Their staying power is proved time and time again, with examples like Humana’s constant innovation and attention to its markets at home and around the nation

market review coverWith the advantages of world-class multimodal logistical benefits, a low cost of doing business, an educated workforce, great quality of life and support from local government, the region is an ideal place to headquarter a business.

Companies headquartered in Louisville and beyond include:

AAF International

Filters, air and gas manufacturers; aafintl.com

Adam Matthews Inc.

Cheesecakes, Kentucky Woods Bourbon Barrel Cake; adammatthews.com

Akebono Brake Corp., Elizabethtown

Brakes manufacturer; akebonobrakes.com

American Fuji Seal, Bardstown

Labeling; fujiseal.com

Apel International

Air filtration products; apelfilters.com

Atria Senior Living Inc.

Facilities management; atriaseniorliving.com

Bachman Auto Group

bachmanautogroup.com

Baptist Health

Healthcare management; baptisthealth.com

Brown-Forman Corp.

Distilled spirits; brown-forman.com

BrightSpring

Home health services; brightspringhealth.com

CafePress

On-demand digital printing; cafepress.com

Caldwell Tanks

Industrial storage tanks; caldwelltanks.com

CAREWISE Health

Health services; carewisehealth.com

Churchill Downs Inc.

Horse racing; churchilldownsincorporated.com

Clarendon Flavors

R&D, production of food flavorings;
clarendonflavors.com

Commonwealth Bank & Trust

Cbandt.com

Copper and Kings American Brandy Co.

Distillery, other alcoholic products;
copperandkings.com

CreoSalus

Animal and human drugs and fine chemicals;
creosalus.com

Elmcroft Senior Living

elmcroft.com

Farm Credit Mid-America

E-Farmcredit.com

First Savings Financial Group, Clarksville, Ind.

fsbbank.com

Fives Intralogistics Corp.

Conveyor equipment; intralogistics.fivesgroup.com

Flavorman

Researches and creates beverages; flavorman.com

GE Appliances, a Haier company

Appliances manufacturer, geappliances.com

Heaven Hill Distilleries, Bardstown

Distilled spirits, heavenhilldistillery.com

Heine Brothers’ Coffee

heinebroscoffee.com

Humana

Health insurance; humana.com

Interapt

Software company; interapt.com

ISCO Industries

Global customized piping; isco-pipe.com

Kindred Healthcare

kindredhealthcare.com

Limestone Bancorp

limestonebank.com

LJS Partners

ljsilvers.com

Louisville Bedding Co.

Bedding manufacturer; loubed.com

Louisville Ladder

Ladders distribution; louisvilleladder.com

Louisville Paving & Construction

loupave.com

Lucina Health

Software development; lucinahealth.com

Magnolia Bancshares

magnoliabank.com

Management Registry

Staffing service; managementregistry.com

Miller Transportation

Bus charter; millertransportation.com

Moby Dick Commissary Inc.

Restaurant supplies; commissary

mobydickrestaurants.com

N. Glantz & Sons

Sign supply wholesaler; nglantz.com

Norton Healthcare

Nortonhealthcare.com

Office Resources Inc.

Furniture wholesaler; oriusa.com

Onco360

National oncology pharmacy, onco360.com

Packaging Unlimited

Packaging and fulfillment; packagingunlimited.com

Papa John’s International

Pizza franchise; papajohns.com

Republic Bancorp Inc

republicbank.com

Safai Enterprises

Coffee roaster & distributor; safaicoffee.com

Samtec Inc., New Albany

Cables, connectors & electronic parts

samtec.com

Saint-Gobain Quartz USA

Quartz fibers for the aerospace industry; quartz

saint-gobain.com

SGS International

Integrated packaging; sgsintl.com

Stock Yards Bancorp

syb.com

Stoneware & Co.

Dinnerware & stoneware; stonewareandco.com

Sypris Solutions

Electronic parts supplier; sypris.com

Texas Roadhouse

Restaurant chain; texasroadhouse.com

Thorntons Inc.

Fuel and convenience stores; thorntonsinc.com

Turning Points Brands

Tobacco supplies company; turningpointbrands.com

US WorldMeds

Pharmaceuticals; usworldmeds.com

Yum! Brands

Parent company of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and The Habit Burger Grill; yum.com

Zeon Chemicals

Synthetic rubber; zeonchemicals.com

Zoeller Pump Co.

Waterworks equipment supplier; zoellerpump.com