Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location112$7,680,309 
 Manufacturing Expansion 69$12,700,000 
 Service & Technology Location 00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion 00$0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/27/2017).

  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.  

  Top 20 by Employment (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 boards591993 
 A C K Controls IncAutomotive control cables3401989 
 Akebono Brake - GlasgowDisc brake calipers and pads9051995 
 Amneal PharmaceuticalsGeneric pharmaceutical mfg and marketing company1071999 
 B R Retreading IncTire retreading891988 
 Bluegrass Dairy and Food IncDehydrated dairy and non-dairy ingredients, custom spray drying and dry blending; cheese manufacturing1301995 
 Brokering Solutionswholesale distribution of household goods including flooring, cabinets, etc.502008 
 Burkmann Feeds LLCLivestock feed561990 
 Dana CorporationMachining plant of axle components for heavy duty truck axles1691971 
 Federal-Mogul MotorpartsHeavy duty truck brake friction blocks for the commercial vehicle industry.1721996 
 Felker Brothers CorpStainless steel pipe, stainless steel pipe and tube 2" thru 24" in diameter.791993 
 LSC CommunicationsOffset printing, computer typesetting, saddle stitch & perfect binding7001970 
 Lyons Co IncSheet metal fabricating, mechanical contractors and engineers601954 
 Madison-Smith Machine & ToolMachine shop: general machining, arc & gas welding, metal fabrication, water jet cutting, machinery moving and installation, rigging, millwright, and plant maintenance service641983 
 NCS Healthcare of KYPharmaceutical repackaging center981966 
 Nemak USADie cast aluminum automotive parts; OE components; brackets, transmission components, engine components2001994 
 Nemak USAAluminum die cast automotive parts-machining faciliy and warehousing.2001994 
 Ply-Tech CorpArchitectural & furniture plywood751994 
 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 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/27/2017).