Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location3248-452$140,471,439 
 Manufacturing Expansion17261-281$115,952,959 
 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 (12/10/2017).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Shelby County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries15,707100.0804,802100.0 
 Total Private Industries13,36185.1686,26585.3 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A3,5200.4 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities3,22120.5162,25120.2 
 Financial Activities4753.050,4606.3 
 Professional and Business Services1,1037.0109,00413.5 
 Education and Health Services1,2037.7101,77412.6 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,5249.786,89610.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified5473.522,0212.7 
  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
 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 Packaging - Curwood DivisionFlexible packaging for food industry2831987 
 Creative Packaging CompanyCorrugated paper & protective polystyrene foam packaging1401988 
 Edwards Moving & RiggingTrucking, except local110N/A 
 Ficosa North America CorpAutomotive trim parts3601987 
 Katayama American Co IncAutomotive door sashes and moldings3551989 
 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 SolutionsManufacture foam filled products for the automotive industry; manufacture temperature assurance packaging for pharmaceutical industry.802015 
 Sonoco Protective SolutionsCustom made insulated shipping containers, polar pack icepacks742015 
 Stanley Black & Decker IncCircular saw blades1221977 
 Superb IPCPowder coating service for automotive, appliance, and general industry942010 
 Faurecia SeatingManufacturer of automobile seating4502016 
 Neff Packaging Solutions IncHeadquarters: manufacture folding cartons762007 
 Purnell Old Folks Sausage IncHeadquarters: Pork, turkey & chicken sausage products, sausage and biscuit sandwiches2701954 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (12/10/2017).