International Companies

Diverse advantages


With over 89 languages spoken in Warren County schools alone, visitors quickly notice that our future workforce will be tailor-made to our growing roster of international employers from as far away as Germany, Japan, and India. In this truly diverse and welcoming cauldron of heritages and cultures, Western Kentucky University’s global academic and industry ties bring new meaning to their tagline: A Leading American University with International Reach. Walkthrough WKU’s campus to see how diversity and opportunity meet each day.  Our Center for Diversity, international festivals, the Chinese Flagship Program at WKU, plus other associations and organizations all serve to position South Central Kentucky as a global business success story.


Regional International Companies

Location (By County) Company Origin
Allen/Metcalfe/Simpson/Warren Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Inc Japan
Allen Halton Company Inc Finland
Barren 3A Composites USA Inc Switzerland
Barren ACK Controls Inc Japan
Barren Amneal Pharmaceuticals India
Barren Chuo Precision Spring Glasgow Inc Japan
Barren Contemporary Amperex Technology Kentucky LLC China
Barren Fortis Manufacturing LLC Canada
Barren Nemak Mexico
Barren R & S Pharma Inc India
Barren Sitel Operating Corporation Canada
Barren SKF/USA Inc Sweden
Barren Suntec Industries Inc France
Barren Akebono Brake Industry Japan
Edmonson Yahagi America Molding Inc Japan
Logan Champion Petfoods USA Inc Canada
Logan Hanson Aggregates Midwest Germany, United Kingdom
Logan J S Technos Germany
Logan Logan Aluminum Inc India, Japan
Logan Rane Auto Components India
Logan Stampede Oil Sands Inc Canada
Metcalfe SPD Magnet Wire Co Japan
Simpson Aisan Industry Japan
Simpson Arco Metals Company Finland
Simpson Brown Printing Co Prepsat Canada
Simpson Franklin Precision Industry Inc Japan
Simpson Frtiz Winter Germany
Simpson Luvata Franklin Inc Finland
Simpson Matalco Canada
Simpson New Mather Metals Japan
Simpson Pig Improvement Inc United Kingdom
Simpson Quebecor World Canada
Simpson Quick Draw Tarpaulin Systems Canada
Simpson RKW North America Germany
Simpson Sealed Power Corp Germany
Simpson Siemens Electromechanical Components Bermuda
Simpson Toyo Automotive Parts Japan
Simpson Tyco Electronics Sub Tyco International (US) Inc Bermuda
Warren Alpla Inc Austria
Warren American Howa Kentucky Inc Japan
Warren Bando USA Inc Japan
Warren Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC Germany
Warren Bilstein Cold Rolled Steel LP Germany
Warren Bowling Green Metalforming LLC Canada
Warren Cannon Automotive Solutions Inc Canada
Warren Constellium France
Warren DHL Germany
Warren Essity Sweden, Japan
Warren Graham Packaging Company LP New Zealand
Warren Henkel AG & Co Germany
Warren International Paper Switzerland
Warren Kenmold Co Ltd China
Warren Kiriu USA Corporation Japan
Warren Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC Japan
Warren Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Japan
Warren Nasco Japan
Warren New Mather Metals Inc Japan
Warren NHK of America Suspension Components Inc Japan
Warren Nova Steel Canada
Warren Topura America Fastener Inc Japan
Warren Waltex Inc Japan


The International Center

The International Center has been a mainstay of South Central Kentucky since 1979, and it serves Hispanic and other foreign-born families through advocacy, information leading to economic self-sufficiency and empowerment of communities. Located in Bowling Green, the Center provides many services for immigrants and refugees transitioning to the South Central Kentucky region, including:

  • Immigration assistance at little to no cost.
  • Interpreting in medical and legal settings, among others.
  • Job placement. Refugees have been in the United States for less than five years will be placed in jobs. Employment services are available for all refugees. If interested, please contact Kelly Rice at
  • Individual Development Accounts program for establishing assets. A matching program is available.
  • Social adjustment groups for women, men, and parents.
  • Future career education, including re-credentialing.

The International Center promotes the hiring of immigrants and refugees in South Central Kentucky, placing these employees in companies at no cost and providing transportation to and from work. The Center also provides on-the-job interpreters as well.

For more information on The International Center, click here