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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 (10/1/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Lawrence County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries3,664100.0113,426100.0 
 Total Private Industries2,46867.485,37175.3 
 Natural Resources and Mining531.48510.8 
 Construction1323.64,4763.9 
 Manufacturing160.48,0237.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities82922.621,35418.8 
 Information00.01,0981.0 
 Financial Activities922.53,3663.0 
 Professional and Business Services1052.98,5587.5 
 Education and Health Services81222.222,88420.2 
 Leisure and Hospitality3449.411,96210.5 
 Other Services and Unclassified852.32,8032.5 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  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 (10/1/2018).