Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion 125$1,200,000 
 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  
    Jackson County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
  All Industries 1,986 100.0 71,333 100.0  
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0 N/A N/A  
  Mining 0 0.0 494 0.7  
  Construction 39 2.0 2,064 2.9  
  Manufacturing 235 11.8 9,500 13.3  
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 186 9.4 11,840 16.6  
  Information 59 3.0 1,522 2.1  
  Financial Activities 0 0.0 1,876 2.6  
  Services 75 3.8 25,079 35.2  
  Public Administration 8 0.4 4,012 5.6  
  Other N/A N/A 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
 JC Tec IndustriesInjection molded plastic parts, assemblies, and wire & harness boards, military tent stakes and tent lanyards, portable furniture, sewing & tacking81998 
 Phillips Diversified Mfg IncMetal fab and assembly, mechanical and electronic assembly, metal fabrication421994 
 Phillips Diversified Mfg IncContract manufacturer for printed circuit board assembly, appliance control panels, electromechanical & electronic assemblies. Industrial automation. Assemble and upgrade automatic guided vehicle systems.352006 
 Brewer's Truss CoRoof trusses71993 
 Gabbard Sign Co IncElectrical, fluorescent, neon & channel letter signs. Manufacture and install and repairs to commercial signs. Electrical neon and channel letters service.111996 
 Jackson County Sun IncWeekly newspaper publishing21926 
 Phoenix Products IncMetal and composite products for the military, and upholstery products311995 
 The Allen CompanyCrushed stone & limestone281948 
 FRF IncFurniture manufacturer: hickory chairs, barstools, settees, benches, sofas, lounge chairs, ottomans, beds, mirrors, dining & game tables151999 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/27/2017).