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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion30$66,304,000 
 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 (2/21/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Hancock County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries4,298100.075,497100.0 
 Total Private Industries3,85189.663,98784.8 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A6060.8 
 Construction55312.93,3164.4 
 Manufacturing2,48857.914,60519.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1513.513,27517.6 
 InformationN/AN/A2220.3 
 Financial Activities681.64,2035.6 
 Professional and Business Services1383.24,4325.9 
 Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A9,52112.6 
 Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A4,9186.5 
 Other Services and Unclassified791.82,0282.7 
  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
 
 Hawesville 
 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 
 Lazar Anode Technologies LLCManufacture carbon anodes used in the aluminum smelting process12009 
 Precoat MetalsHigh speed steel coating, slitting, embossing and coil painting.611989 
 Southwire Company Kentucky PlantAluminum rod and bare aluminum cable and aluminum strip3951969 
 W2Pallet IncWooden pallets & skids151985 
 WatcoRiver terminal101999 
 Lewisport 
 Aleris Rolled ProductsLewisport 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.8391966 
 Bluegrass Industrial Minerals LLCProcesses raw sand into high quality silica112005 
 Crescent Paper Tube Co IncPaper tubes141990 
 Daltile CorpQuarry tile, Ceramic Tile691959 
 First Class Services IncTrucking company132N/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 (2/21/2018).