By: Will Sanders
Louisville, Kentucky, February 26, 2018 – Cuddle Clones, an award-winning Louisville company that specializes in creating the highest quality custom products made to look like people’s pets, confirmed that they will move to a larger headquarters in Louisville with a $1.3 million investment that will create 50 full-time jobs announced earlier today by Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.
“Cuddle Clones is a company that began as a startup right here in Kentucky less than a decade ago, and now it is preparing to create 50 jobs with this Louisville relocation,” Gov. Bevin said. “They are a prime example of the vision we have for startups and small businesses throughout the commonwealth. Congratulations to Cuddle Clones. We are grateful for their continued commitment to Kentucky.”
Cuddle Clones has saw demand for their products skyrocket since the company first opened eight years ago, and this move will further allow the company to expand its operations and introduce new custom product lines.
“We are super excited for this next stage of our business,” said Jennifer Williams, Cuddle Clones CEO. “We love the entrepreneurial community in Louisville and the infrastructure and support that the state has provided to help our homegrown company succeed.”
Louisville Mayor, Greg Fischer noted the company’s growth from a startup to a nationally recognized company.
“Cuddle Clones’ expansion is a testament to Louisville’s strong startup culture and availability of business mentors,” Mayor Fischer said. “We are proud to be the home of this innovative entrepreneurial company that brings a unique vision to life. Our city looks forward to supporting Cuddle Clones’ creativity and seeing their growth in the global market.”