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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion5210$214,448,282 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion00$0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/18/2017).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Mercer County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries6,332100.0322,901100.0 
 Total Private Industries5,42285.6256,13279.3 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A3,3031.0 
 Construction2473.914,0774.4 
 Manufacturing2,24235.439,19412.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities80012.656,86317.6 
 Information360.65,8081.8 
 Financial Activities1282.011,3143.5 
 Professional and Business Services1051.736,78211.4 
 Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A35,04210.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality74211.735,52011.0 
 Other Services and Unclassified1131.88,2402.6 
  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
Established
 
 Harrodsburg 
 Armstrong Custom Powder CoatingCustom powder coating service, ceramic coating, metal cleaning, and media blasting11996 
 Corning IncorporatedAMLCD glass substrate - thin, durable, highly scratch resistent cover glass used in portable/handheld electronic devices4201952 
 Harrodsburg HeraldWeb printed weekly newspaper, web printed customer literature, off-set printed customer material, business cards/catalogs, digital printed customer literature131884 
 Heritage Tobacco Group LLCPipe tobacco202009 
 Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas IncAutomotive electronic control units, sensors, actuators, fuel systems & components, lithium Ion battery, machining, warehouse and distribution13501986 
 Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas IncWarehouse and distribution center82008 
 Mercer Stone CoCrushed stone & agricultural limestone141966 
 Mercer Tool & Die IncTools, dies, jigs & fixtures; machine shop: general machining, drilling, boring, cutting, honing, grinding, electric welding, mill & lathe work11994 
 Self RefindHeadquarters for drug treatment clinics for individuals addicted to opioid dependence362008 
 Toyota Boshoku Kentucky LLCAutomotive plastics components and interior sub-assemblies. Door trims and injection molding.1511988 
 Wausau Paper, an SCA companyPaper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue & sanitary paper products5501990 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/18/2017).