Advanced Manufacturing

In Kentucky, advanced manufacturing remains at the forefront of our economy and we are proud to supply power to our diverse group of advanced manufacturing facilities across our Touchstone Family.

Flottweg Separation Technology Inc. recently celebrated the expansion of their Boone County facility

Flottweg is a manufacturer of centrifuges and other liquid-solid separation equipment and is a subsidiary of Flottweg SE, which was founded in Germany in 1932. Flottweg SE has grown into a global technology leader producing centrifuges, belt presses, and separators used for liquid-solid separation. The company’s products support a range of industries, including the mining, […]

Advanced Manufacturing Growth

Toyotetsu America, Inc.

Toyotetsu North America is a world-class producer of stamped and welded body parts and assemblies for the automotive industry. Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI), was established in Somerset, Ky, in 1995, receiving ISO14001 certification in 2003, and QS9001 certification in 2005. TTAI’s customers include Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Nissan, and Subaru.

Flottweg U.S.A.

Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Flottweg SE, based in Vilsbiburg, Germany. Its U.S. operation is based in Independence, Ky., and is dedicated to new equipment supply, process solution development, and aftermarket parts and service support for all industries and applications in the United States. The 40,000-square-foot facility is fully staffed with engineering, technical, sales, marketing, and administrative professionals to assist customers.


An innovative designer and manufacturer of sustainable packaging, Montebello’s products range from market-leading collapsible aluminum tubes to durable laminate tubes with a variety of cap options. Montebello maintains a production facility in Lebanon, Ky. The company’s packaging is used for everything from markers to fragrance canisters—rigid, airtight cans, cylinders, and shapes for diverse products.

Stober Drives, Inc.

Evolving from its roots the industrial machine shop, Stober Drives is a third-generation family-owned business providing mechatronic solutions around the globe. With operations in Germany and Maysville, Ky., the company works with a wide range of industries such as aerospace, automotive, material handling, robotics and semiconductors, to develop solutions such as their synchronous servo geared motors, which are compact, dynamic and adaptable across a number of industries and applications.

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