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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location132$10,910,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion1N/A$20,000 
 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 (2/13/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Harlan County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries6,227100.037,322100.0 
 Total Private Industries4,49072.128,09975.3 
 Natural Resources and Mining62410.01,6304.4 
 Construction1211.97532.0 
 Manufacturing691.11,2813.4 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,19419.27,17019.2 
 Information420.72570.7 
 Financial Activities1812.91,2193.3 
 Professional and Business Services1562.51,5144.1 
 Education and Health Services1,37822.13,2858.8 
 Leisure and Hospitality4907.95531.5 
 Other Services and Unclassified1352.27942.1 
  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
 
 Baxter 
 Bluegrass Materials Company LLCManufacture concrete blocks, resale building materials61999 
 UPSSmall package distribution17N/A 
 Bledsoe 
 Bluegrass Materials Company LLCCrushed limestone151940 
 Cumberland 
 Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries IncTextile-related products (DOD contract)- Apparel manufacturing for US military and other cut and sew customers1202000 
 Tri-City NewsNewspaper publishing & offset printing11929 
 Evarts 
 Forest Products IncPallets, skids, wood chips, hardwood & kiln dried lumber151987 
 Harlan 
 Carroll Engineering CoHeadquarters, Minng safety, communications, network design, motor, power and electrical needs18N/A 
 Harlan Daily EnterpriseNewspaper publishers111901 
 Heartland School SolutionsPayment solutions202011 
 Loyall 
 Mountain Construction CoReady-mixed concrete91977 
 Lynch 
 Hurberries IncMetal fabrication32008 
 Totz 
 Cumberland Mine Service IncMetal fabricating; custom ceramic & abrasion resistant coating service; ceramic liners, construction and maintenance391980 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (2/13/2018).