Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion830$28,556,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion3215$43,500,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Hopkins County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries19,195100.093,848100.0 
 Total Private Industries14,48475.569,30373.8 
 Natural Resources and Mining6103.22,6502.8 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,41423.017,01118.1 
 Financial Activities5362.82,4522.6 
 Professional and Business Services9244.86,8827.3 
 Education and Health Services2,94915.411,77812.6 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,4927.87,1397.6 
 Other Services and Unclassified6963.62,1702.3 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Jennmar of West Kentucky IncManufacture steel roof support systems used in underground mining.642006 
 J-Lok CorporationManufacture resin which is used by mines to support structural steel beams702008 
 Carhartt Customer Service CenterDistribution of apparel9001999 
 Ahlstrom-MunksjoFilter paper, roll goods. Produces filtration media for the transporation market.1431974 
 Anchor HydraulicsHydraulic repairing for mine & farm industries401950 
 Berry Global Inc.Manufacture rigid open top products802013 
 Electro Cycle IncAluminum recycling461989 
 GE Aircraft Engine DivAircraft engines, turbines, blades & vanes5001980 
 Hibbs ElectroMechanical, Inc.Distributes new electric motors and repairs and provides services for all types of electromechanical equipment.491991 
 Integrated Metal Solutions LLCManufacturing of appliance components682000 
 International Automotive Components GroupPlastic automotive components and head liners2551994 
 Land O'Frost IncPre-packaged lunchmeats2202006 
 LBH IncDistribution center351916 
 McCoy & McCoy Laboratories IncTesting services for the environmental, nutritional, & cosmetic industries: environmental areas include potable water, wastewater, groundwater, waste characterization. Nutritional & cosmetics include microbiology & organic testing.751953 
 Modern Welding Co of Kentucky IncCustom structural steel & metal fabricating; arc & MIG welding221932 
 The Webstaurant Store IncDistribution center for restaurant supplies1202011 
 TungcoTungsten reclamation, mining bits, headquarters50N/A 
 UPSSmall package distribution31N/A 
 Woodruff Supply Co IncCoal mining & industrial equipment; packaged cement products231944 
 White Plains 
 SS Stave Co IncBarrel staves & headings281985 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).