Vermont Thread en Governor Announces Plant Expansion in Franklin <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear this morning announced that Vermont Thread Gage is investing&nbsp; $1.7 million in a growth project that will add to its workforce in Simpson County, Kentucky. The 35,000 square foot expansion will lead to fifteen additional jobs at a facility that already employs about one hundred people. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:22:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 11096 at