LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials of Portwest LLC to announce plans to build a distribution center in Shepherdsville.
The Bullitt County facility will be the first North American operation for the company.
Portwest is based in Ireland and will create one hundred new jobs and invest nearly $4.4 million into the project.
The company is a safety gear designer and manufacturer.
The new facility is expected to be up and running by 2015.