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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2011-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location135-100$5,100,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion 8188-300$30,703,900 
 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 (9/25/2014).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2012  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
  All Industries 16,980 100.0 109,301 100.0  
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 39 0.2 353 0.3  
  Mining 12 0.1 N/A N/A  
  Construction 603 3.6 3,985 3.6  
  Manufacturing 3,517 20.7 20,182 18.5  
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 3,132 18.4 18,109 16.6  
  Information 236 1.4 1,058 1.0  
  Financial Activities 437 2.6 3,812 3.5  
  Services 6,126 36.1 35,537 32.5  
  Public Administration 422 2.5 3,243 3.0  
  Other 1 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
Established
 
 Glasgow 
 A C K Controls IncAutomotive control cables3101989 
 Akebono Brake GlasgowVehicle brake systems8501995 
 Amneal PharmaceuticalsGeneric pharmaceutical mfg and marketing company901999 
 Aphena Pharma Solutions, Kentucky LLCPackaging of pharmaceutical products, distribution612010 
 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 axles2201971 
 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 service701983 
 NCS Healthcare of KYPharmaceutical repackaging center981966 
 NemakDie cast aluminum automotive parts; OE components; brackets, transmission components, engine components3421994 
 NemakAluminum die cast automotive parts-machining faciliy and warehousing.1471994 
 Ply-Tech CorpArchitectural & furniture plywood801994 
 R R DonnelleyOffset printing, computer typesetting, saddle stitch & perfect binding8001970 
 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.721977 
 Walbert Trucking IncTrucking, except local60N/A 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/25/2014).