“I’m grateful that SCA, an award-winning member of the state’s manufacturing sector, will increase its presence in Bowling Green. The fact that SCA chose to invest and grow its product line shows Kentucky is making the right moves to attract industry,” he says. “As we enhance Kentucky’s workforce training programs, cut regulations that hold back companies, and improve our overall business climate, we further distinguish Kentucky as a manufacturing center of excellence where industry wants to locate and expand.”
SCA currently employs 140 workers the site, which manufactures adult incontinence products under the Tena brand name. SCA plans to install a new production line that will increase production capacity, provide new products and improve its competitiveness.
“We’re proud to have been a part of the Bowling Green community for the past 28 years,” says Russ Johnson, site manager at SCA. “This latest investment in the facility shows not only confidence in our team members, but also confidence in the ability of this region to continue to provide a top-notch manufacturing workforce. We are very thankful for the efforts of this community that help enable continued growth for our plant.”The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) in September preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $450,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment program. In addition, SCA can receive resources from the Kentucky Skills Network, which offers companies no-cost recruitment and job placement services, reduced-cost customized training and job training incentives.