Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location110-18$2,935,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion19567$72,582,198 
 Service & Technology Location115$10,000,000 
 Service & Technology Expansion3N/A$750,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/15/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Hardin County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries50,569100.0614,486100.0 
 Total Private Industries34,38768.0508,50782.8 
 Natural Resources and Mining650.17360.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities7,82215.5128,84721.0 
 Financial Activities1,9423.841,0596.7 
 Professional and Business Services5,21710.376,62012.5 
 Education and Health Services4,0598.077,79612.7 
 Leisure and Hospitality4,8879.760,4379.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified1,2722.516,2562.6 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Knight's Mechanical LLCProcess piping, sheet metal fabrication, industrial welding, steel fabrication, equipment setup, design build, and bid projects1301980 
 AGC Automotive AmericasAutomobile glass5871988 
 AGI - Polymatryx dba AmarayInjection molded packaging and products, secondary operations: Thermal welding, pad printing, foil stamping, part assembly, in-mold labeling1432003 
 Akebono Brake - Elizabethtown PlantManufacture automotive disc & drum brakes and brake components13001987 
 Akebono Brake CorporationNorth American co-headquarters1062006 
 Altec Industries IncAerial unit trucks for telecommunications and utility companies, telescopic aerial devices7001997 
 Fischbach USA IncPlastic injection molding - plastic cartridges and accessories used to hold sealants and adhesives. Collapsible aluminum cartridges.1031992 
 Flex Films USA IncFlexible packaging manufacturer1402011 
 Flint GroupOrganic pigments & printing Inks2251980 
 Gates CorporationMotor cycle and industrial belting1501964 
 Hendrickson USA LLCManufacturer and supplier of medium and heavy-duty suspension systems, axle systems, springs and stabilizers, and bumper and trim components.902014 
 iPay Technologies LLCElectronic payment processing3302001 
 Metalsa Structural Products IncStamping/forming, hydro forming, and assembly of the Ford F-150, Lincoln Navigator, Ford Expedition frames, Stampings for Toyota and GM frame components plus e-coating systems17271994 
 Mouser Custom Cabinetry LLCWood kitchen, bath and family room custom and semi-custom cabinetry produced from select hardwoods: alder, knotty alder, cherry, hickory, knotty pine, maple, red oak, quarter sawn white oak, knotty cherry, bamboo, wenge, zebrawood.2321955 
 Pepsi Beverages CompanySoft drinks801968 
 Soudal Accumetric LLCSealants and adhesives for construction, industrial, HVAC, pool and spas. Fire stopping sealants and accessories1401970 
 STC Management Group LLCHeadquarters1052004 
 Summit Polymers IncInjection molded thermoplastics and auto interior components1841999 
 The Dow Chemical CoSilicone sealants, adhesives2001963 
 UPS Supply Chain SolutionsThird party distribution1122001 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/15/2018).