Chapter Members

Sun Windows is located on East 18th Street in Owensboro and was founded in 1979 by Robert E. Anderson on site of his father’s Window and Door plant. Anderson strove to produce high quality windows by making continual improvement in materials and design. Anderson’s son, Frank, took over the role of President in the mid-2000s and the company is now a leader in the production of energy efficient windows and doors. It is the exclusive manufacturer of SunClad Wood Windows and Doors and Sun Vinyl Windows. Sun window and door products are designed to maximize energy efficiency and are top quality in the industry. Sun specializes in built to order products with outstanding service and a dependable warranty. It is locally owned and operated because it believes in the importance of the local economy, giving back to the local economy and the small town ethic that built the United States. Sun provides products within a 500 mile radius and has 120 employees. For additional information visit:

TTMA is located at 3100 Airpark Drive in Owensboro and was founded in 2002. They are a stamping and welding facility and a Tier 1 supplier to Toyota. TTMA makes parts such as radiator support, brake pedals, dash panels, side panels, and roof rails. TTMA manufactures vehicles including Highlander, Sienna, Sequoia, Tundra, Tacoma, and Lexus. There are approximately 470 full-time employees and 150 temporary team members. For additional information visit:

OMICO Plastics was founded in 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Today they are a leading manufacturer of quality blow-molded plastic parts and assemblies. In 2002, OMICO Plastics became an employee-owned company. As owners, all team members are dedicated to meeting the needs and expectations of their customers. They maintain a close working relationship with their customers, helping them develop and refine their specific parts needs. Their engineering staff has the ability to take a customer's specifications and custom design the mold, tooling, and secondary equipment necessary for production. They are known for their ability to work within the boundaries of the process and to use product particulars to create the custom quality parts you need. They supply a range of industries including automotive, appliance and food services. OMICO is a full-service supplier, ranging from research and development, design and manufacturing, to Statistical Process Control, testing, and shipping. They are a global industry serving domestic and foreign locations from the facility in Owensboro. For additional information visit:

The Hines Group, parent company of Premium Allied Tool, Inc. and Owensboro Manufacturing, LLC, is a local manufacturer of high volume precision metal stampings for the electronics, consumer goods, medical, automotive and firearms industries. The group was founded in 1966 and is now world renowned for its ability to produce some of the most challenging metal components. Serving four continents, the company maintains a competitive edge by investing continuously in cost-effective, modern equipment, controls, and inspection equipment. They pioneered SPC in metal stamping. They operate state-of-the-art inspection, EDM, machining, and forming technologies. The company is privately owned and invested in their facility for their employees, including a cafeteria, a health center, playground, recreational facilities, and a small lake for family events, relaxation, and fishing. It is located at 5680 Old Highway 54 in Philpot. For additional information visit:

Precision Roll Grinders, Inc. (PRG) is the industry leader for world-class, high-accuracy grinding of rolls, cylindrical components and shafts of virtually all weights, sizes and compositions. At PRG, grinding, repairs, new coatings and new rolls are their primary business. PRG has facilities located in Allentown, PA, Carrollton, GA, Lewisport, KY and Texarkana, AR. Their highly skilled workforce, as well as state-of-the-art equipment, is the pride of the company. Their customers have come to rely upon their high quality work and stellar customer service. The Lewisport, KY facility employs an average of 20 employees. Precision Roll Grinders is located at 200 Industrial Park Road in Lewisport. For additional information visit:

WPT Nonwovens is a family owned and operated resin bond nonwovens manufacturer located in Beaver Dam, Kentucky serving global markets in the medical, hygiene, industrial and filtration sectors since 2008. Driven by a dedication to quality, customer service, and continuous improvement WPT has positioned itself as one of the most versatile resin bond manufactures in the industry providing high quality affordable products that fit the needs of small growing customers and large multinational corporations alike. WPT operates 24/7 with a staff of sixty fulltime employees. The company offers a benefits package that includes medical, dental, company paid life, paid time off and 401k. It is located at 850 S. Main Street in Beaver Dam. For additional information visit:

Kimberly Clark is the largest tissue-product company in the world and is located at 1771 River Road in Owensboro. The company was established in Neenah, Wisconsin in 1870 and has expanded to 216 locations in 63 countries. The core values of the company- authentic, accountable, innovative, and caring are used to describe how they work with and are judged by others. The Owensboro manufacturing location produces commercial tissue products including bath tissue, facial tissue, and hand towels. For additional information visit:

Castlen Steel offers services in steel sales and fabrication, grain solutions, industrial contracting and fertilizer material handling and storage. They are a Sukup grain equipment dealer and install to customer specifications. Services are also offered for industrial plant maintenance, on-site fabrication, smoke stack repair, and outages or shut downs. They specialize in river terminals and bulk storage buildings for ag commodities, dry storage, liquid storage, material handling, blending, and conditioning. Castlen is also a raw steel provider. It was founded by Matt Castlen in his garage and soon expanded to a larger facility at 7549 Iceland Road in Maceo. In 2014, Castlen expanded again to a second location on 92 acres in Owensboro with both rail access and access to the Ohio River making it possible to ship large pieces of equipment by rail and water. Castlen employs over 35 full time employees including millwrights, welders, engineers, and electricians. For additional information visit:

Ken-tron is a metal stamping company located at 610 Industrial Drive in Owensboro. The company began in 1960 as Kentucky Electronics and was renamed in 1983 by Robert Hudson. Ken-tron became ISO 9000 certified in 1995. It produces both metal stamping and drawn wire products and is an industry leader in high quality metal parts. Products from Ken-tron are provided to industries throughout the world. Some wire forms include springs, clips, pins, and rings and are made from materials including steel wire, brass wire, nickel and stainless steel wire. Ken-tron has a commitment to quality that lead to an AS 9100 certification in 2005. For additional information visit:

Domtar operates two business segments: Pulp & Paper and Personal Care.

Domtar produces 4.1 million metric tons of hardwood, softwood and fluff pulp at 12 of their 13 mills. The majority of their pulp is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products, with the balance being sold as market pulp. They also purchase papergrade pulp from third parties allowing them to optimize the logistics of their pulp capacity while reducing transportation costs. They are the largest integrated marketer and manufacturer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America. Domtar is located at 58 Wescor Road in Hawesville, Kentucky. For additional information visit:

Metalsa was founded in 1956 by Don Guillermo Zambrano Lozano under the name Manufacturas Metalicas Monterrey. The company changed its name to Metalsa in 1980. Their mission is to provide structures that help their customers move the world more efficiently, while protecting the environment and ensuring long term economic and social value generation for their stakeholders. They design and manufacture light and commercial vehicles. They create body structures, innovative safety systems, and bus frames among other automobile components. Its Quality as a Way of Life philosophy, carried out by people highly committed to satisfy customer needs, promotes the continuous improvement and process innovation of its processes to make the quality system a customer-supplier chain that strives to assure the total satisfaction of the customers. It is located at 4010 Airpark Drive in Owensboro. For additional information visit:

Hunter Douglas is a Plastics and Die Casting Center located at 1600 Ragu Drive in Owensboro. They are a member of the Hunter Douglas group which has operations in over 80 countries. They have the best quality in the business and are committed to on-time delivery. They are able create things using injection molding, hot chamber zinc diecasting, profile extrusion, ultrasonic and spin welding. The mission at Hunter Douglas Plastics & Die Casting Center is to provide injection molded, extruded and diecast parts and assemblies that exceed their customers’ expectations. For additional information visit:

Daicel Safety Systems America, LLC (DSSA) is an automotive air bag inflator manufacturer and sales company that is located on 120 acres in the Bluegrass Crossings Industrial Park in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. DSSA currently supplies air bag inflators to automakers located in North America and has been supplying them since 2002. DSSA proudly displays our slogan "We Save Lives" as a constant reminder to our Team Members and visitors of the importance of our products. Learn more:

Dart Container Corporation, founded and headquartered in Mason, Michigan, sets the Industry Standard of Excellence in the development, manufacture and distribution of innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Dart manufactures cups, plates, containers, lids and straws made from such materials as expanded polystyrene foam, solid polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), paper and sugar cane. From its humble origins as a machine shop in Mason, Dart has expanded across the globe to include more than 40 locations in six countries. Dart has about 15,000 employees worldwide. The Owensboro Dart Polymer Plant is located at 2400 Harbor Road, Owensboro, KY 42301. To learn more about Dart Container, please visit:

Big Rivers is a member-owned, not-for-profit, generation and transmission cooperative providing wholesale electric power and shared services to three Member-Owner distribution cooperatives. Founded in 1961, Big Rivers owns and operates 1,444 net MW in generating capacity from four, western Kentucky power stations (located in Robards, Centertown, Hawesville) and runs electricity to a 22-county service territory using a system of 1,299 miles of transmission lines and 24 substations. Today, the three member-owners of Big Rivers serve more than 116,000 homes, businesses, and farms in western Kentucky. For additional information visit:

The Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) is the local provider of wastewater services for Owensboro and Daviess County, Kentucky. To learn more, please visit our website and Facebook page:

Established in 1986, we dedicate ourselves in producing quality Molds, Tools and Dies and performing multi-faceted machine work. We design, build and debug all of the afore mentioned as well as do short run production. We build gauges and fixtures and do specialty machine fabrication. We offer high quality machining, design molds, dies, fabrication and special equipment for diversified industries.
Our facility provides efficient production with quality assurance, reliable deliveries, and minimal lead times. We also emphasize our ability to provide technical assistance. We recognize the importance of maintaining continuing communication in areas of purchasing, quality control expediting, traffic and engineering.
We specialize in Waterjet Cutting, Plastic and Die Cast Molds, Precision Machining, Heliarc Welding, Custom EDM Work, Metal Stamping Dies and All types of General Repair Work.