Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location6564-580$349,432,900 
 Manufacturing Expansion25292$194,452,726 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion10$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  
    Nelson County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries14,857100.0575,271100.0 
 Total Private Industries13,06888.0505,32487.8 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A1,6000.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,76518.6123,11721.4 
 Financial Activities4262.940,9047.1 
 Professional and Business Services1,0236.976,77013.3 
 Education and Health Services1,65511.174,23612.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,4219.659,39410.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified3402.316,0512.8 
  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
 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 
 Beam SuntoryWhiskey & bourbon distillation921933 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (7/15/2018).