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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion12$50,000 
 Service & Technology Location12$450,000 
 Service & Technology Expansion313$19,350,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/1/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Floyd County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries11,700100.050,656100.0 
 Total Private Industries8,53472.936,84972.7 
 Natural Resources and Mining5514.72,6285.2 
 Construction5975.11,5873.1 
 Manufacturing1931.69011.8 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,44320.910,93021.6 
 Information3873.38511.7 
 Financial Activities2862.41,5113.0 
 Professional and Business Services9117.82,9245.8 
 Education and Health Services2,07417.710,34920.4 
 Leisure and Hospitality8547.34,1478.2 
 Other Services and Unclassified2372.01,0172.0 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Allen 
 Bluegrass Materials CompanyConcrete block & products41945 
 Porter Steel & Fabrication IncDevelops and constructs specialized metal and steel structures, equipment; material handling products; steel products and fabrication for mining and aggregate industry.51996 
 Betsy Layne 
 Kentucky Oil & Refining Co IncHeadquarters and bulk plant151957 
 Harold 
 Coalfield Telephone Co IncHeadquarters441955 
 H T HackneyWholesale/Distribution561992 
 Primrose Oil, LLCOwner and operator of oil wells112016 
 Ivel 
 East Kentucky Network LLCCellular telephone communications, paging services1802000 
 R & S Godwin Truck Body Co LLCSteel & aluminum fabricating: dump truck bodies & trailers851968 
 Unisign CorpMetal, painted, plastic, electrical & wooden signs, neon signs, LED message centers151989 
 Langley 
 Mark West Energy Applachia LLCNatural gas processing & hydrocarbon extracting201957 
 Martin 
 Shirt Gallery LLCFabric screen printing, embroidery, advertising specialties91984 
 Prestonsburg 
 Floyd Chronicle & TimesNewspaper & shopping guide publishing & offset printing61927 
 UPSSmall package distribution41N/A 
 UPSSmall package distribution7N/A 
 Worldwide Equipment Enterprises IncHeadquarters; distributors of heavy-duty trucks and replacement parts451967 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/1/2018).