FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 21, 2015) – British nutrition supplement maker Cend LLC plans to open a production facility in Bullitt County bringing up to 350 jobs and an investment of $17 million, Governor Matt Bevin announced today.
“We welcome this fast growing, global company to the community and region. International companies such as Cend provide economic activity vital to Kentucky’s growth,” said Gov. Bevin. “Our state, in turn, offers international firms the geographic location, work force and logistical resources necessary for long term success. We intend to ensure that, in the years ahead, Kentucky becomes synonymous with being business friendly. We will spread the message that we are serious about attracting global companies, and we will prove that with the tax and legislative policies that we put forward in the months and years ahead.”
The company plans to locate in a 210,000 square-foot facility in Shepherdsville, which will include offices and manufacturing space. Construction is underway and Cend executives plan to open the facility in April. As part of online retailer The Hut Group, which is based in Northwich, United Kingdom, Cend specializes in Sports Nutrition supplements and a vast range of high protein foods, snacks, drinks and an expansive clothing range used by sports enthusiasts, endurance athletes and bodybuilders.