Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2012-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion 750$10,793,900 
 Supportive/Service Location 00$0 
 Supportive/Service Expansion 234-42$16,300,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/25/2015).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2013  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
  All Industries 16,701 100.0 109,996 100.0  
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 47 0.3 354 0.3  
  Mining 10 0.1 N/A N/A  
  Construction 555 3.3 3,659 3.3  
  Manufacturing 3,274 19.6 20,163 18.3  
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 3,236 19.4 18,511 16.8  
  Information 243 1.5 1,058 1.0  
  Financial Activities 427 2.6 3,751 3.4  
  Services 6,071 36.4 36,111 32.8  
  Public Administration 409 2.4 3,244 2.9  
  Other 2 0.0 N/A N/A  
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

  Major Business & Industry (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 3A Composites USA IncPaper faced foam panels, thick foam panels and graphic arts boards571993 
 A C K Controls IncAutomotive control cables3101989 
 Akebono Brake GlasgowVehicle brake systems9051995 
 Amneal PharmaceuticalsGeneric pharmaceutical mfg and marketing company901999 
 B R Retreading IncTire retreading891988 
 Bluegrass Dairy and Food IncDehydrated dairy and non-dairy ingredients, custom spray drying and dry blending; cheese manufacturing1201995 
 Burkmann Feeds LLCLivestock feed491990 
 Dana CorporationMachining plant of axle components for heavy duty truck axles2061971 
 Federal-Mogul Products IncHeavy duty truck brake friction blocks for the commercial vehicle industry.1751996 
 Felker Brothers CorpStainless steel pipe, stainless steel pipe and tube 2" thru 24" in diameter.751993 
 Lyons Co IncSheet metal fabricating, mechanical contractors and engineers1001954 
 Madison-Smith Machine & ToolMachine shop: general machining, arc & gas welding, metal fabrication, water jet cutting, machinery moving and installation, rigging, millwright, and plant maintenance service631983 
 NCS Healthcare of KYPharmaceutical repackaging center981966 
 NemakDie cast aluminum automotive parts; OE components; brackets, transmission components, engine components2001994 
 NemakAluminum die cast automotive parts-machining faciliy and warehousing.2001994 
 Ply-Tech CorpArchitectural & furniture plywood801994 
 RR DonnelleyOffset printing, computer typesetting, saddle stitch & perfect binding7001970 
 Sitel Operating CorporationInbound call center5202010 
 Span Tech LLCManufacturer of custom conveyor systems, specializing in the production of conveyors used in the frozen food, baked goods, beverage, pharmaceutical, warehousing and distribution industries.751977 
 Walbert Trucking IncTrucking, except local135N/A 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/25/2015).