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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location3100$32,120,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion30424-444$181,595,593 
 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 (11/22/2017).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Daviess County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries44,871100.0219,421100.0 
 Total Private Industries39,26887.5192,92287.9 
 Natural Resources and Mining4020.91,2760.6 
 Construction1,8494.112,8975.9 
 Manufacturing5,56512.434,11915.5 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities9,37020.931,29514.3 
 InformationN/AN/A1,8250.8 
 Financial Activities3,4717.78,7534.0 
 Professional and Business Services3,4637.721,6619.9 
 Education and Health Services8,70119.436,69416.7 
 Leisure and Hospitality4,67010.420,4819.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified1,3323.07,2253.3 
  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
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 company2071960 
 Canteen Service CoHeadquarters: vending services, coffee and food service management2751977 
 Daramic LLCAutomotive deep cycle & Industrial battery separators1581959 
 Dart Polymers IncPolystyrene pellets & EPS1601983 
 Glenmore Distillery, TheWhiskey, gin, vodka, wines, brandy & cocktail bottling4001869 
 Hunter Douglas IncWindow coverings and components1771981 
 Kimberly-Clark CorporationTissue paper & towels340N/A 
 Metalsa Structural Products IncSteel pickup truck frames (Tundra and Sequoia) and cradles (Highlanders & Siera)3191997 
 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 
 Owensboro Grain Company LLCSoybean crude oil & meal; biodiesel1621906 
 Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline IncHeadquarters4782004 
 Specialty Foods Group Inc aka Field Packing DivisionProcessed meat products5701915 
 Swedish Match North AmericaSmokeless tobacco products3121973 
 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.1601985 
 Toyotetsu Mid America LLCAutomotive stampings and welded assemblies5502002 
 UniFirst CorporationUniform distribution3751998 
 US Bank Home MortgageLoan servicing, correspondent lending risk services, data center.21201992 
 Yager Materials LLCReady-mixed concrete, crushed limestone, sand & gravel1921914 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (11/22/2017).