Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location1124$179,045,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion5250$185,804,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion120$595,000 
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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  
    Hancock County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries4,305100.083,805100.0 
 Total Private Industries3,50681.465,48978.1 
 Natural Resources and Mining240.67720.9 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities3307.714,24617.0 
 Financial Activities741.74,3975.2 
 Professional and Business Services1052.45,2366.2 
 Education and Health Services1553.611,37913.6 
 Leisure and Hospitality1112.67,7699.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified711.61,8502.2 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Century Aluminum of Kentucky LLCAluminum molten metal, sows & smelting2501967 
 Columbia Specialty MetalsAluminum casting. High purity aluminum shot (aluminum pellets, Granny-P)92004 
 Domtar Paper Company LLCFine paper (uncoated freesheet) and market pulp4501967 
 Hancock County Ready MixReady-mixed concrete161964 
 Hancock County Ready-MixSand & gravel, ready-mix concrete151964 
 Precoat MetalsHigh speed steel coating, slitting, embossing and coil painting.781989 
 Southwire Company Kentucky PlantAluminum rod and bare aluminum cable and aluminum strip3951969 
 W2Pallet IncWooden pallets & skids171985 
 WatcoRiver terminal111999 
 AlerisLewisport facility is an aluminum rolling mill that manufactures aluminum coiled sheet. Aleris International, Inc. is a global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production.8001966 
 Bluegrass Industrial Minerals LLCProcesses raw sand into high quality silica102005 
 Crescent Paper Tube Co IncPaper tubes141990 
 Daltile CorpQuarry tile, Ceramic Tile691959 
 First Class Services IncTrucking company140N/A 
 Maxwell Brothers Lumber Co LLCSawing rough lumber, crossties, pallets231984 
 McElroy Metal IncMetal forming, panel, trim, accessories181964 
 Precision Roll Grinders IncRoller repair & precision cylindrical grinding221998 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/26/2019).