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 (3/31/2019).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Metcalfe County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries2,569100.0136,342100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,37353.4103,13475.6 
 Natural Resources and Mining30.13910.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities26210.224,66118.1 
 Financial Activities522.04,4823.3 
 Professional and Business Services371.411,7398.6 
 Education and Health Services1244.818,09013.3 
 Leisure and Hospitality1907.413,82910.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified642.52,3011.7 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  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 lumber851978 
 Kingsford Manufacturing CoCharcoal briquettes891989 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/31/2019).