Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2016-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location130$5,150,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion6232$66,442,559 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion3280$1,898,134 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/30/2019).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Laurel County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries29,468100.0128,638100.0 
 Total Private Industries24,54383.394,67173.6 
 Natural Resources and Mining2250.86970.5 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities7,43225.223,23618.1 
 Financial Activities7852.73,2932.6 
 Professional and Business Services4,89416.612,5909.8 
 Education and Health Services3,06310.420,03215.6 
 Leisure and Hospitality2,3788.112,0679.4 
 Other Services and Unclassified3661.22,1421.7 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 The MPI Group LLCHollow metal doors & frames801980 
 Troll and ToadFulfillment center for games, collector items2422010 
 East Bernstadt 
 Truitt Bros IncProduce thermally processed shelf-stable meals.1492008 
 ABC Automotive Systems IncResearch, development, design, manufacturing and assembly of plastic automotive parts.4752005 
 Aisin Automotive Casting LLCAluminum automotive engine and transmission components for the automotive market7001996 
 Bimbo Bakeries USABread, buns & rolls; sales office2001948 
 Borden Dairy Company of Kentucky LLCMilk processing, ice cream mixes, milk & orange juice packaging2611976 
 BPM Lumber LLCSawing & planing mill: hardwood lumber901982 
 ConduentProvide data entry, clerical, scanning, and tracking services.5251965 
 Flowers Bakery of London LLCDoughnuts & honey buns4891953 
 General Dynamics Information TechnologyCustomer care center for Medicare/Medicaid6002013 
 Hearthside Food Solutions LLCBaking of cookies and crackers5911995 
 Highlands Diversified Services IncAutomotive components, major appliances, telecommunications, and aerospace - metal stampings, welded sub-assemblies, and powder coated parts and assemblies.3501994 
 Laurel Grocery Company LLCFull-line food wholesaler/distribution & headquarters2801922 
 Midwest LogisticsTruck maintenance and dispatch support center1502013 
 OneMain FinancialCollections call center3502013 
 Senture LLCHeadquarters. Inbound and outbound premium customer care call support, technical help desk, order processing, product fulfillment, literature fulfillment, data center.11052003 
 SERCOMedicare & Medicaid service support center (CMS)8652013 
 Springfield FinancialCall center, collections2981999 
 Wal-Mart Distribution Center 6097Distribution center7951995 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/30/2019).