Fort Dearborn Announces Rebranding, Job Creation, and Solidifies Role as a Top-Tier Global Label Solutions Provider

Published Thursday, July 14, 2022 10:00 am

BOWLING GREEN, KY., July 14, 2021 – Fort Dearborn, one of the largest label companies in the world, announced today a rebrand of its company which coincides with its $4.8M investment of new equipment and the creation of 60 new jobs for the community. Its new name, Multi-Color Corporation, reinforces the company’s role as a true global label solutions provider.


“The investment MCC is making in our Bowling Green facility is attributed to the superior, customer focus, team here. The confidence to make this the facility of choice, to deliver business results and customer satisfaction, provides long term stability for our team members and the community,” said William Lennox Jr., General Manager of Multi-Color Corporation in Bowling Green.


“Multi-Color Corporation has been a long-standing member of our business community, with the national brand having been in existence for over 100 years,” said Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon. “We are so grateful for companies who continue to create great jobs for our citizens and whose investments help shape the landscape of our community.”


Multi-Color Corporation has beautifully rebranded its facility in the South Central Kentucky Industrial Park with its new colorful logo. The company’s new job creation and investment will have a significant economic impact on the region that will exceed $107M over the next decade and will support an additional 87 jobs in the community.


“By continuing to invest in Bowling Green, Multi-Color Corporation has created additional opportunities for all the businesses in our community. The impact of their investment will be felt by local retailers, restaurants, banks, service providers, and more,” said Mayor Todd Alcott.


“TVA and Warren RECC congratulate Multi-Color Corporation on its decision to expand operations and create new job opportunities in Bowling Green. We are proud to partner with the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce and Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development to support companies like Multi-Color Corporation and look forward to its continued business success in the Commonwealth,” said John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development.


“The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is grateful for businesses like Multi-Color Corporation who continue to invest in our community, and we look forward to providing the support they need as they continue to prosper into the future,” said Ron Bunch, Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO.


Year to date, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has closed three economic development projects in South Central Kentucky, totaling $2.08B in capital investment that will create 2,060 new jobs in the region. Bowling Green was also recently recognized for the ninth consecutive year as one of the Top 6 Tier 2 Metros in the United States by Site Selection Magazine. The Chamber has also been awarded the Mac Conway Award and recognized as a Top 20 Economic Development Organization in the Country for its second straight year.




About Multi-Color Corporation

Multi-Color Corporation is a global supplier of premium label solutions. We share our knowledge and experience so our customers can benefit from our insights, not only to improve the efficiency in their production, but also to optimize the emotional characteristics of their packaging solutions. Multi-Color Corporation provides label solutions for every market. The Сompany offers pressure sensitive labels; in-mold labels; heat transfer labels; shrink sleeve labels; cut and stack glue-applied labels comprising peel-away promotional labels, thermochromics, holographics, and metalized films; and promotional products, such as scratch- off coupons, static-clings, and tags. It also provides graphic and pre-press services; and various print methods consisting of flexographic, lithographic, and rotogravure and digital services. It serves producers of home and personal care, wine and spirit, food and beverage, healthcare, and specialty consumer products, as well as container manufacturers primarily in North, Central, and South Americas, as well as Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and China.


About South Central Kentucky Economic Development:

South Central Kentucky Economic Development is an entity of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, a nationally ranked 5-Star Accredited Chamber. Located at the center of a 34- state distribution area in the eastern United States, South Central Kentucky is a prime location for manufacturing and distribution facilities. South Central Kentucky is within a day’s drive of 60% of the nation's population, personal income, and manufacturing business establishments. Bowling Green ranks second in the United States for best manufacturing city. In the past decade, the region has captured over four billion in capital investment, creating thousands of jobs within the region. To learn more please visit