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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion00$0 
 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 (7/15/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Lawrence County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries3,205100.0106,075100.0 
 Total Private Industries2,49978.086,13081.2 
 Natural Resources and Mining00.06080.6 
 Construction1755.54,4514.2 
 ManufacturingN/AN/A8,8098.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities78324.421,03519.8 
 InformationN/AN/A1,0521.0 
 Financial Activities1163.63,3573.2 
 Professional and Business Services1133.58,7058.2 
 Education and Health Services72222.519,52518.4 
 Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A10,3509.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified00.02,9562.8 
  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
 
 Louisa 
 Brown Food ServiceFood distribution1501942 
 The Big Sandy NewsNewspaper publishing111885 
 Worldwide Equipment-Heritage, IncRemanufacture of commercial truck components including diesel engines, transmissions, differentials202007 
 Zelda 
 Riverside Generating Co, LLCElectric generating peaking plant82000 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (7/15/2018).