Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2018-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location2115$44,550,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion647$8,682,051 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion115$986,110 
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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  
    Graves County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries12,858100.0117,308100.0 
 Total Private Industries9,12571.087,02274.2 
 Natural Resources and Mining2461.97760.7 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,48319.325,56821.8 
 Financial Activities3803.04,2423.6 
 Professional and Business Services6565.18,2377.0 
 Education and Health Services1,42911.113,96311.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality9017.012,09010.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified3202.52,3432.0 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Applegate Insulation LLCCellulose insulation and hydroseeding mulch151998 
 Centrifugal Technologies IncParts & service for centrifugal air compressors422002 
 Ingrams Water and Air Equipment LLCHVAC equipment, air equipment; headquarters; warehouse202015 
 Pilgrim's Pride CorporationPoultry processing & packing13281988 
 A.C.E. Compressor Parts & Services IncRemanufactured air compressors, parts, and service292009 
 Atlas Equipment Services IncBulk material handling systems. Manufacturer and service, parts provider. Conveyor parts and service, as well as installation and rubber belt vulcanizing services.92001 
 Campbell Tobacco Rehandling CoLeaf tobacco processing121959 
 J U Kevil IndustriesSheltered workshop: work aprons, tool bags, industrial wipes, rags, assembly & custom packaging751968 
 Kendor Wood IncCabinet doors & drawer fronts381982 
 Mayfield Consumer ProductsManufacture and distribute scented candles1731998 
 Mayfield Machine & Tool IncMachine shop: CNC machining, honing, grinding, welding, lathe & mill work231979 
 Mayfield Printing IncOffset printing: labels, tags, forms & envelopes; typesetting, glue binding, 4 color separation, flexograghic printing: labels pressure sensitive, color process & UV capable, commercial printing221933 
 Mid-America Machine IncMachine shop: cylindrical grinding, lathe & mill work, small plate & structural metal fabricating & hard chrome plating241987 
 Old Hickory Clay CoBall clay, slurry and air floated kaolins for sanitary ware industry281918 
 Power Truss IncStructural floor & roof trusses401979 
 Progress Rail Services CorporationLocomotive remanufacturing and diesel engine rebuild facility; supplier of products and services for the rail industry2802007 
 PSI Control SolutionsElectronic industrial control panels & wiring harness301962 
 Universal Technologies, Inc.Machine shop: arc, gas, MIG, TIG, heliarc & specialized welding; rebuilding rubber industry mill guides & fab shop241985 
 World Tower CoRadio, TV, microwave & cellular communication towers371957 
 Vegan Metal Fabricators CoShelving racks; metal racks, dollies & material handling products91985 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).