Kentucky Biotech Companies

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Listed by number of employees

Company
Location
Website
Full-time employees (year reported)
Year established – Product/operation

Alltech Inc.
Nicholasville
alltech.com 
300 (2009)
Since 1980 – Natural animal feed additives, and brewing and distilling products – corporate headquarters

Neogen Corp
Lexington
neogen.com
129 (2011)
Since 2003 – Diagnostics, veterinary instruments, veterinary pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, disinfectants and rodenticides

Caudill Seed and Warehouse Co.
Louisville
caudillseed.com
112 (2011)
Since 1947 – Agricultural production, manufacturing and distribution, specializing in organic products – Caudill Seed Co. Inc. division HQ

PSC Office Products Division

Louisville
pscofky.com
78 (2011)
Since 1959 – Seals, gaskets, toner cartridge components – PSC Industries Inc. division

Alltech Inc.
Springfield
alltech.com   
60 (2011)
Since 2002 – Natural animal feed additive spray drying operation

Parallel Environmental Services Corp.
Louisville
parallelproducts.com
58 (2011)
Since 1989 – Fuel-grade ethanol from sugar- and alcohol-based wastes; cardboard, aluminum, glass and plastic packaging recycler.

Alltech Inc.
Winchester
50 (2011)
Since 2010 – Algae factory

ViaCord
Hebron
viacord.com
50 (2011)
Since 2002 – Umbilical cord blood and tissue bank

Martek Biosciences Corp.
Winchester
martekbio.com   
48 (2010)
Since 1987 – Research and development, corporate governance

i3 Statprobe
Lexington
i3statprobe.com 
45 (2011)
Since 1998 – Data analysis, clinical research support – Ingenix /United Health division

CreoSalus

Louisville
creosalus.com
42 (2010)
Since 2006 – Animal drugs, medical chemicals, medical devices

Microbac Laboratories Inc.
Louisville
microbac.com
41 (2011)
Since 1976 – Analysis and testing laboratory, research and consultation – Kentucky division

Amgen Inc.
Jeffersontown
amgen.com 
40 (2011)
Since 1992 – Pharmaceutical distribution center

Hahn Automation Inc.
Hebron
hahnautomation.com
38 (2011)
Since 2000 – Automotive, general industry and medical device systems integration

Laboratory and BioDiagnostics LLC
Lexington
labdx.biz
38 (2010)
Since 2009 – Diagnostic testing laboratory

Genentech Inc.
Louisville
37 (2010)
Since 2006 – Distribution services

Monty’s Plant Food Co. Inc.
Louisville
montysplantfood.com  
23 (2011)
Since 1997 – Create, blending and bottle liquid plant food

US WorldMeds LLC
Louisville
usworldmeds.com 
22 (2010)
Since 2001 – Pharmaceutical products for malignant hyperthermia, opiate addiction, migraines, cervical dystonia

Emergint Technologies Inc.
Louisville
emergint.com 
20 (2011)
Since 2000 – Bioterrorism preparedness components, research support

Gibson Laboratories LLC
Lexington
gibsonlabs.com 
20 (2011)
Since 1998 – In-vitro diagnostics, microbiological products

Kentucky BioProcessing LLC

Owensboro
kbpllc.com
17 (2010)
Since 2006 – Natural product and plant-made proteins research and manufacturing

Peptides International Inc.
Louisville
pepnet.com
17 (2011)
Since 1983 – Biological research products

Sailrex Metal Components
Erlanger
leonhardtplating.com
17 (2011)
Since 1976 – Electro polishing and mechanical buffing – Metal Finishing division

Murty Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Lexington
mpirx.com
16 (2011)
Since 1995 – Supplies for investigation and formulation of pharmaceuticals

Summit Biosciences Inc.
Lexington
summitbiosciences.com
15 (2010)
Since 2010 – Develops and manufactures nasally delivered pharmaceuticals

RxCrossroads LLC
Erlanger
rxcrossroads.com
15 (2011)
Since 2001 – Frozen blood plasma distribution center

Allylix Inc.
Lexington
allylix.com
14 (2010)
Since 2004 – Flavors and fragrances produced by fermentation processes

Ferm Solutions
Danville
ferm-solutions.com 
13 (2011)
Since 2006 – Fermentation products for ethanol and beverage industries

ElastoSeal Inc.
Lexington
elastoseal.com
12 (2010)
Since 1989 – Custom elastomer products such as o-rings, gaskets, extrusions and molded rubber

Potentia Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Louisville
potentiapharma.com 
11 (2010)
Since 2003 – Therapeutics and drug delivery biotechnologies

 

Fewer than 10 employees at last report

customKYnetics Inc.
Versailles
Rehabilitation devices for individuals with spinal cord injury and stroke

HFL Sport Science Inc.
Lexington
Bioanalytical lab for horseracing pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors

Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals
Lexington
Genetically modified rats for drug development, immunotherapy and gene therapy research

PDX Biotech
Lexington
Biochemical research and diagnostics products, dental and medical products

AllTranz Inc.
Lexington
Dermal pharmaceutical delivery processes

Angstrom Technologies Inc.
Florence
Electrical and fluorescent-chemical document security process

Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory Inc.
Newport
Non-profit research and development

Biologics International Inc.
Florence
Yeast extracts for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics

Image Analysis Inc.
Columbia
Medical devices for bone density and coronary plaque detection

Major Pharmaceuticals
Murray
Wholesale pharmaceutical preparations

Venture Laboratories Inc.
Lexington
Laboratory and research service to food, nutraceutical and agriculture industries

ParaTechs Corp.
Lexington
Protein production using baculovirus expression vector system and rodent transgenics

Analytical Solutions And Providers (ASAP)
Covington
Laboratory equipment for forensic, chemical and petrochemical markets

ApoVax Inc.
Louisville
Biopharmecuticals for cancer, autoimmune and infectious diseases treatment

Bexion Pharmaceuticals LLC,
Covington
Cancer treatment pharmaceutical development

PHD Diagnostics LLC
Covington
Diagnostic genetic test panels

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics LLC
Louisville
Biopharmaceutical therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of cancer

Equine Diagnostic Solutions LLC
Lexington
Equine infectious disease diagnostics

bioLOGIC Corp LLC
Covington
Life-science business accelerator

Louisville Bioscience Inc.
Louisville
Plasma thermograms for diagnostics, target discovery and therapeutic monitoring

NaugaNeedles LLC
Louisville
Nanotechnology needle probes

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