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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2018-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion11$2,000,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion1135N/A 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/15/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Knox County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries8,538100.068,734100.0 
 Total Private Industries6,03370.751,86875.5 
 Natural Resources and Mining841.01,0381.5 
 Construction740.91,2311.8 
 Manufacturing5846.87,09310.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,56718.413,85920.2 
 Information530.61,4322.1 
 Financial Activities2202.61,8732.7 
 Professional and Business Services98411.57,16510.4 
 Education and Health Services1,70820.011,17216.3 
 Leisure and Hospitality6747.95,9238.6 
 Other Services and Unclassified851.01,0761.6 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Barbourville 
 Brick Mountain Billing IncCentralized business office for the healthcare facilities62006 
 CSRAInbound call center3001999 
 Mountain Advocate Media IncNewspaper publishing, commercial offset printing & plastic binding, 4-color process printing. Office machine sales and service.101938 
 Gray 
 Forest Products IncPallets, skids, kiln dried hardwood lumber, wood chips, mulch & wood boiler fuel, green lumber851966 
 Jackson WWS IncCommercial dishwashers2301986 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/15/2018).