Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2016-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion00$0 
 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 (12/19/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Harlan County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries6,368100.039,050100.0 
 Total Private Industries4,08964.226,67868.3 
 Natural Resources and Mining4927.72,1985.6 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,12017.67,40719.0 
 Financial Activities1582.51,1853.0 
 Professional and Business Services2233.52,0385.2 
 Education and Health Services1,29420.37,76819.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality5178.13,1678.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified941.57551.9 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Bluegrass Materials Company LLCManufacture concrete blocks, resale building materials61999 
 UPSSmall package distribution17N/A 
 Bluegrass Materials Company LLCCrushed limestone151940 
 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 
 Forest Products IncPallets, skids, wood chips, hardwood & kiln dried lumber151987 
 Carroll Engineering CoHeadquarters, Minng safety, communications, network design, motor, power and electrical needs18N/A 
 Harlan Daily EnterpriseNewspaper publishers111901 
 Heartland School SolutionsPayment solutions202011 
 Mountain Construction CoReady-mixed concrete91977 
 Cumberland Mine Service IncMetal fabricating; custom ceramic & abrasion resistant coating service; ceramic liners, construction and maintenance391980 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (12/19/2018).