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Harcros Opens Distribution Center in Franklin, Kentucky

FRANKLIN, KY – August 16, 2023 - Harcros, an employee-owned company based in Kansas City, Kansas has opened a distribution facility in the Henderson Industrial Park in Franklin, Kentucky. The company is a leading ingredient and chemical distribution and manufacturing company that

has some 29 locations throughout the United States. Harcros distributes specialty ingredients and chemicals for a range of industries including household, industrial and institutional cleaning, auto care, food ingredients, personal care among others.

The new 50,000 square foot distribution facility is located on Garvin Lane just off Exit 6 on Interstate 65 in Franklin, Kentucky. Mark Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer of Harcros said “Franklin, Kentucky is an ideal community for Harcros’ new distribution center. This facility will allow Harcros to service the mid-south region more effectively and will help us deliver the quality service our customers know us for. We are pleased to be in Franklin, Kentucky and look forward to growing our business in this region.”

Mayor of Franklin Larry Dixon expressed his pleasure on the opening of the new company. “Harcros is a great name to have in our community,” said Mayor Dixon. “They are a great addition to our industrial base, and we are pleased that they have located in our city. We certainly look forward to working with this great company.”

“The jobs being provided by Harcros are greatly welcomed in our area” said Simpson County Judge Executive Mason Barnes. “Harcros plans on hiring some 30 people and these well-paying jobs will be an economic boon to our county” added Judge Barnes.

Industrial Authority Board Chairman Gary Broady stated “The growth of industries and businesses locating in the Henderson Industrial Park continues at a record pace. Harcros is a great company and their presence in our community will add diversity in the jobs available in Franklin. We welcome this excellent industry to our area.”

Harcros was established as a business over 100 years ago. The company has locations in 20 states. For more information on Harcros Chemicals please contact or the Franklin/Simpson County community please contact Dennis Griffin at 270-586-4477 or at


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