Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2016-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location241$30,807,161 
 Manufacturing Expansion15181$53,939,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion12$135,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (12/19/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Shelby County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries18,370100.0884,487100.0 
 Total Private Industries14,11776.8713,77480.7 
 Natural Resources and Mining1740.94,3100.5 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities3,62919.8173,10519.6 
 Financial Activities5392.951,1425.8 
 Professional and Business Services1,6388.9112,35012.7 
 Education and Health Services1,2696.9113,94412.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,5278.390,80010.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified5633.123,0142.6 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Amcor Flexibles AmericasFlexible packaging for pharmaceutical industry1151989 
 Bekaert CorporationPreformed steel staple wire, fine wire, flat wire, nylon-coated wire, tin-coated wire and galvanized wire961990 
 Bemiss Flexible PackagingFlexible packaging for food industry2401987 
 Creative Packaging CompanyCorrugated paper & protective polystyrene foam packaging1401988 
 Edwards Moving & RiggingTrucking, except local130N/A 
 Ficosa North America CorpAutomotive trim parts2071987 
 Katayama American Co IncAutomotive door sashes and moldings3701989 
 MartinreaAutomobile parts stamping & assembly11001988 
 Nifco America CorporationManufacture plastic injection molded fasteners for the automotive industry2202008 
 Ohio Valley Aluminum Co LLCAluminum extrusion billet1201955 
 Omega Plastics of KYPlastic & high-density polyethylene bags; stretch wrap film, can liners2001980 
 Process Machinery IncEngineer, manufacture and installation of processing plants for the mineral processing industry; OEM equipment distributor for products; full service parts and service921979 
 Roll Forming CorpHeadquarters; expertise in the design and production of roll formed products for a broad range of industries. From transportation and construction projects to renewable energy, aerospace, and everything in between.2351947 
 Sonoco Protective SolutionsCustom made insulated shipping containers, polar pack icepacks742015 
 Sonoco Protective SolutionsManufacture foam filled products for the automotive industry; manufacture temperature assurance packaging for pharmaceutical industry.682015 
 Stanley Black & Decker IncCircular saw blades1221977 
 Superb IPCPowder coating service for automotive, appliance, and general industry952010 
 Faurecia SeatingManufacturer of automobile seating4502016 
 Neff Packaging Solutions IncHeadquarters: manufacture folding cartons982007 
 Purnell Old Folks Sausage IncHeadquarters: Pork, turkey & chicken sausage products, sausage and biscuit sandwiches2701954 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (12/19/2018).