Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion10$100,000 
 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 (9/5/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Metcalfe County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries1,798100.0115,927100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,29472.097,29183.9 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A3740.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities21512.019,02916.4 
 Financial Activities543.04,2663.7 
 Professional and Business Services181.010,6189.2 
 Education and Health Services935.212,63910.9 
 Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A11,3209.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified673.72,2071.9 
  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
 Carhartt IncMen's work clothing1101989 
 Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems IncAutomotive electronic control units (ECU) and fuse boxes3301988 
 Topps Safety Apparel IncMen's work clothes & uniforms; ladies' blouses & slacks (safety clothing)571953 
 Summer Shade 
 James Ritter Lumber Co IncRough lumber & finished surface lumber401978 
 Kingsford Manufacturing CoCharcoal briquettes891989 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/5/2018).