Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion331$452,043,782 
 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 (3/10/2020).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Mercer County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries7,406100.0358,899100.0 
 Total Private Industries5,38672.7263,22873.3 
 Natural Resources and Mining670.93,9931.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,05214.260,67016.9 
 Financial Activities1381.911,9563.3 
 Professional and Business Services2223.039,92711.1 
 Education and Health Services76110.341,82911.7 
 Leisure and Hospitality74810.137,44210.4 
 Other Services and Unclassified1301.88,5622.4 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 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 devices4001952 
 EssityPaper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue & sanitary paper products5501990 
 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 distribution12751986 
 Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas IncWarehouse and distribution center152008 
 Mercer Stone CoCrushed stone & agricultural limestone121966 
 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 dependence242008 
 Toyota Boshoku Kentucky LLCAutomotive plastics components and interior sub-assemblies. Door trims and injection molding.1181988 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).