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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location4755-760$1,329,890,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion7191$60,700,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion00$0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/22/2017).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Boyd & Greenup Counties Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries32,801100.0160,091100.0 
 Total Private Industries27,97185.3132,03382.5 
 Natural Resources and Mining1340.43720.2 
 Construction1,6895.17,9054.9 
 Manufacturing2,9659.013,0148.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities6,69020.431,01219.4 
 Information3391.01,4480.9 
 Financial Activities1,0363.25,4373.4 
 Professional and Business Services2,9178.913,2738.3 
 Education and Health Services7,32222.333,44620.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality3,73911.416,68710.4 
 Other Services and Unclassified9142.84,0942.6 
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Ashland 
 AK Steel CorpCarbon Steel slabs8261921 
 Ashland Office Supply IncOffset, letterpress & screen printing; typesetting; saddle stitch, perfect & plastic binding451957 
 KES Acquisition CoSteel flat bars1252004 
 Pathways IncCorporate office761967 
 R P M IncIndustrial pump repairing & replacement parts, machine shop451992 
 Riggs Machine & Fabricating IncMachine shop: CNC, general machining; valve repairing; welding; mill & lathe work; sheet, plate, ornamental & structural metal fabricating441981 
 The Daily IndependentNewspaper publishing631921 
 UPSSmall package distribution51N/A 
 Catlettsburg 
 Calgon Carbon CorpGranular activated carbon2061960 
 Catlettsburg Refining LLCPetroleum refining, gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel, asphalt, fuel oil,7501924 
 EN Engineering LLCEngineering services as well as integrity management, automation services, and electrical engineering.1392011 
 Marathon Petroleum LLCAnalytical & development laboratory701924 
 Marine Repair FacilityMarine repair facility and barge cleaning184N/A 
 Greenup 
 North American Industrial Services IncIndustrial cleaning and environmental service operation552005 
 South Shore 
 Graf Brothers FlooringManufacture hardwood flooring, lumber, speciality lumber, speciality hardwood flooring, speciality engineeered flooring1842003 
 HarbisonWalker InternationalFire brick, cement & castable refractories1651902 
 Mark West Energy Appalachia LLCNatural gasoline, propane, butane & isobutane341988 
 Worthington 
 Portable Solutions ManufacturingProvide Access control solutions and containerized options to businesses worldwide. These include turnstile security entrances for many operations, blast box solutions, guard booths, vehicle access control, and other manufactured items related to con1502014 
 Wurtland 
 Pregis LLCPlastic materials & flexible sheeting851971 
 VesuviusLinings for the steel, foundry & glass industry. Monolithic refactory products for steel312001 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/22/2017).