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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2016-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location110$8,100,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion18420$219,662,271 
 Service & Technology Location1830$6,400,000 
 Service & Technology Expansion442$13,665,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/26/2019).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Daviess County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries49,503100.0238,157100.0 
 Total Private Industries41,18083.2196,51082.5 
 Natural Resources and Mining3170.62,6791.1 
 Construction2,1164.312,5945.3 
 Manufacturing6,64113.435,04714.7 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities9,32718.842,58317.9 
 Information2970.61,9900.8 
 Financial Activities3,5977.39,0803.8 
 Professional and Business Services3,9137.922,9309.6 
 Education and Health Services8,83917.939,30016.5 
 Leisure and Hospitality4,9109.923,3339.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified1,2232.56,9662.9 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Owensboro 
 Alorica IncCustomer management and back office support for clients in the automotive, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, and media sectors.2502017 
 Boardwalk Pipeline PartnersHeadquarters; natural gas transmissions company2171960 
 Canteen Service CoHeadquarters: vending services, coffee and food service management2751977 
 Dart Polymers IncPolystyrene pellets & EPS1801983 
 Glenmore Distillery, TheWhiskey, gin, vodka, wines, brandy & cocktail bottling4251869 
 Hunter Douglas IncWindow coverings and components1771981 
 Kimberly-Clark CorporationCommercial facial tissue, bath tissue and towel products.3401993 
 Metalsa Structural Products IncSteel pickup truck frames (Tundra and Sequoia) and cradles (Highlanders & Siera)2401997 
 Mizkan America IncTomato-based pasta sauces, pizza sauces, dairy-based Alfredo sauces, cheese sauce - All packaged in glass or plastic jars under the Ragu and Bertolli brand names.4001975 
 MPD IncCommercial tubes & components, microwave & police radar equipment, breath analyzers, ceramics & ceramic to metal seals2101987 
 Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline IncHeadquarters2002004 
 Specialty Foods Group Inc aka Field Packing DivisionProcessed meat products6431915 
 Swedish Match North AmericaSmokeless tobacco products3451973 
 Titan Contracting & Leasing Company IncPower Plant Construction and Maintenance Services, Fabrication, Storage tank, natural gas or oil, tank farm or field construction, specialty mechanical services.3001985 
 Toyotetsu Mid America LLCAutomotive stampings and welded assemblies5882002 
 UniFirst CorporationUniform distribution4501998 
 US Bank Home MortgageLoan servicing, correspondent lending risk services, data center.6001992 
 Valor Oil LLCDistributor of petroleum products, green fuels, and racing fuels. Headquarters location.1801966 
 Yager Materials LLCReady-mixed concrete, crushed limestone, sand & gravel1921914 
 Philpot 
 Hines PrecisionPrecision metal stampings, deep draw stampings, wire forms & strip forms1701966 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/26/2019).