AccuTran Industries’ vision is to assist exceptional people obtain training and life skills in a safe environment to facilitate holistic growth, active community involvement and mutual acceptance.
Its mission is to provide a safe place for exceptional adults in Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties to learn career and social development, through personal and professional growth, job training, community awareness, advocacy and corporate partnership while getting paid.
AccuTran began in 1969 when a group of concerned citizens banded together to create a place for mentally disabled adults to come together and learn life skills. In 1972, a grant was received from the Bluegrass Association for MH/MR and the Bourbon County Adult Training Center was established.
In 1984, the Bourbon County Adult Training Center became independent and became AccuTran Inc. As the organization conducted more outreach the Board saw other groups of people who needed help and AccuTran expanded its services to include mental, physical, developmental, and substance abuse related disabilities.
In 1988 we began working in our present location, a 14,000 square foot facility, on Legion Drive in Paris. In 1997, AccuTran Inc. changed its name to AccuTran Industries, a sheltered workshop and a production facility.
In 2016, AccuTran Industries established PROTECK Professional Rehabilitation, Occupational Training and Employment Centers of Kentucky to expand the role of the organization to more fully help its participants integrate into the general workforce.
AccuTran Industries is a United Way of the Bluegrass Partner, a Bluegrass.org contractor and a supplier to some of the area’s most prominent employers. Through employment at AccuTran Industries, adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment find a place where they can be comfortable, accepted, learn life and work skills and earn a paycheck. In 2017 and 2018 our participants earned over $520,000. AccuTran Industries also serves area businesses by providing quality, manually produced products. The participants at AccuTran Industries are trained to work on specialized component assembly and most are capable of doing many different jobs and providing a variety of services.
In 2017 and 2018 AccuTran participants assembled, packaged and shipped over 22.15 million fasteners and clamps. They assembled and shipped over 348,000 specialty shipping containers and boxes, while others were placed with a customer to establish a cost saving program for a total of 6,956 hours.