Louisville-based Sazerac will make investments US$600 million in new barrel warehouses in London, Laurel County, Kentucky.
The growth will create as much as 50 new jobs, with the London-Laurel County Financial Improvement Authority (LLCEDA) promoting its 80-hectare Rowland Acres Industrial Park to Sazerac for land to construct the warehouses.
With work starting on the undertaking within the coming weeks, it additionally features a 72,000-square-foot growth of Robinson Stave and Cumberland Cooperage, which Sazerac acquired in 2014, aiming to extend manufacturing capability for barrels used to retailer its ageing whiskies.
The cooperage at present has 320 Sazerac employees, completely producing white oak Bourbon barrels for the corporate.
The growth might be one of many largest single investments made within the state of Kentucky for a brand new distilled spirits storage website, with the primary seven warehouses due for completion in 2025.
The corporate’s Kentucky operations additionally contains The Glenmore Distillery in Owensboro, Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown and its headquarters in Jefferson County.