A. O. Smith Electrical Products Co. is moving lamination stamping operations, which produce components for electric motors, to its plant in Mt. Sterling. The work is currently being handled at the company’s facility in Scottsville, Ky., which is slated to close. The expansion of the Mt. Sterling operation is expected to potentially add 50 to 75 new jobs to the plant’s existing workforce of 160 by next spring.
Nestle Prepared Foods Co. has announced plans to build a new distribution center in Mt. Sterling. The distribution center will be built next to Nestle’s existing plant, which produces Hot Pockets’ sandwiches and related products. Total Logistic Control has been selected to operate the new 265,000-s.f. distribution center. The distribution facility will create approximately 60 new jobs.