Made in Horse Cave
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky in Horse Cave, KY opened in 1980 and is Hart County's largest employer. The Horse Cave plant currently employs approximate 1500 of Hart County residents as well as many from the surrounding region. Since its opening, the Horse Cave plant has expanded six times.
The Horse Cave facility manufactures a host of Dart products which are used by restaurants, coffee shops, health care facilities, and the food packaging industry. Dart products from Horse Cave also appear on the shelves of many retail operations.
Dart's Horse Cave plant has a consistent history of growth, which has led to employment and production increases approximately every five years.
Dart actively supports the local communities through donations to 4-H and school related programs, Horse Cave Heritage Festival and Relay for Life, American Cave Museum, The Thomas House Renovation, Horse Cave Street Scape, and other area events. Dart also sponsors career days at local schools, blood drives, and provides much needed support for all of the area Fire, Police, and Rescue departments.