Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location1500$150,000,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion314$203,933,450 
 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  
    Ballard County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries1,924100.095,513100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,16660.672,13075.5 
 Natural Resources and Mining170.91,4781.5 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities20510.720,71521.7 
 Financial Activities331.73,4923.7 
 Professional and Business Services20110.47,0387.4 
 Education and Health Services1357.015,26916.0 
 Leisure and Hospitality432.29,4289.9 
 Other Services and Unclassified90.52,0622.2 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Harris Engineering IncBipods for guns & rifles661975 
 Hillbilly Stills Hillbilly StillsHome distilling equipment and supplies62011 
 Ballard Conservation LLCQuarry and mining: stone, gravel, sand, ball clay; general agriculture and forestry.22010 
 Aero Source Hindustrial hemp products - produces cannabidiol (CBD) isolate and water soluble nano emulsified CBD for the wholesale market142017 
 Daher-TLIUF6 cylinder service center; wash, re-certify, store non-fissile nuclear cylinders and maintain packaging used in transport of UF6.132013 
 Kevil Tool & Machine MFG IncMachine shop: general & CNC machining, drilling, boring, cutting, tool & die131969 
 Mid America Conversion Servi ces LLCDepleted UF6 conversion into safer oxide and commercial product components1782005 
 Transport Logistics InternationalUF6 cylinder service center; wash, recertify, and store non-fissile nuclear cylinders131995 
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 Unlimited Graphics IncOffset printing, quick printing, digital printing, prepress and bindry services, screen printing, embroidery, promotional products, direct mail services.151986 
 Hillhouse Naturals Farm LtdCandles & potpourri81986 
 Ingevity CorporationActivated carbon831997 
 James MarineService center, barge repair772008 
 Phoenix Paper Wickliffe LLCPulp and brown paper packaging2102018 
 Two Rivers Fisheries IncAsian carp processing and exporting182013 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).