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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location6564-580$349,432,900 
 Manufacturing Expansion28332$328,467,450 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion26$10,000,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/15/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Nelson County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries17,567100.0634,847100.0 
 Total Private Industries13,69678.0524,98382.7 
 Natural Resources and Mining1060.61,9240.3 
 Construction1,2537.124,6083.9 
 Manufacturing4,42825.280,27812.6 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,85016.2130,85720.6 
 Information1140.69,5741.5 
 Financial Activities4552.641,2476.5 
 Professional and Business Services1,1256.477,79912.3 
 Education and Health Services1,5949.179,76512.6 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,4538.362,2619.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified3161.816,6662.6 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Bardstown 
 American Fuji Seal IncPlastic carriers & bottle labels5481968 
 American Greetings CorpGreeting cards5171984 
 Armag CorporationSteel fabricating: ammunition & explosive storage magazines531940 
 Ballard IncTrucking, except local49N/A 
 Chris's Custom CabinetsCustom kitchen cabinets501976 
 FET Engineering IncNickel molds, vacuum form tooling and trials,fixtures, jigs, foam tooling, guages, lazer welding, CAD design/development for the automotive, aerospace, medical and home building industries511987 
 Flowers Foods IncProducer and marketer of packaged bakery foods1882009 
 Heaven Hill Distilleries IncWhiskey & distilled spirits bottling, headquarters4131935 
 INOAC Packaging Group IncPlastic cosmetic bottles1051988 
 Johnan America IncAutomotive door window regulators and sunroof units, hood lock and striker exterior assemblies, sunroof2101998 
 Mago Construction Co LLCAsphalt & asphalt products, crushed stone, surface & bituminous concrete mixes701951 
 Mitsuba Bardstown IncWindshield wiper, power window & cooling fan motors; cruise control devices1401986 
 NPR of America IncManufacture and sell piston rings for vehicles1482007 
 ORBIS CorporationCollapsible plastic containers. Returnable packaging.1802000 
 Polyair CorporationManufacture foam packaging materials701995 
 Sazerac Distillers, LLCDried grain & whiskey distillation, processing & bottling facility3921940 
 Tower International IncMetal & automotive stampings and assemblies5361994 
 Toyota Boshoku Kentucky LLCAutomotive door trim and interior parts3541991 
 Trade Winds Transit IncTrucking, except local77N/A 
 Boston 
 Beam SuntoryWhiskey & bourbon distillation921933 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/15/2018).