Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location1271$5,000,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion264$4,173,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion00$0 
  Click here for detailed location and expansion information.
Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (2/16/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Bourbon County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries6,687100.0359,507100.0 
 Total Private Industries5,70485.3286,33779.6 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A3,2210.9 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,31819.760,46716.8 
 Financial Activities2323.512,0573.4 
 Professional and Business Services1011.545,30212.6 
 Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A35,4379.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality6469.739,90711.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified1322.08,3382.3 
  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
 Avantor Performance MaterialsHigh purity chemicals1901978 
 Bourbon Limestone CoCrushed & broken limestone211961 
 Citizen Advertiser IncNewspaper publishing & computer typesetting31809 
 CMWAAutomotive wheels; steel and aluminum5801986 
 Custom Wood LLCWooden storage buildings71980 
 Ennis Flint CompanyManufactures traffic paint, traffic ancillary products, thermal plastics, and other paint support product essentials; wholesaler72016 
 EnovaPremier of Kentucky LLCTire & wheel assembly1052001 
 Hinkle Contracting Company LLCHeadquarters751942 
 Hinkle Environmental Services LLCRoad and highway slide repairs, grade and drain, underground storage tank removal292012 
 ITW Commercial ConstructionPowder actuated fasteners, fastening systems, stud guns271978 
 Jobes CompanyFertilizer spikes, lawn care products221972 
 Kentucky Bancshares IncHeadquarters/corporate office381851 
 Kentucky Smelting Technology (KST)Aluminum smelting502005 
 Mingua Beef JerkyBeef jerky402005 
 Paris Machining LLCMachine steering arms & tie rods for heavy-duty trucks.422010 
 Pizza Wholesale of Lexington IncDistributor of pizza products to convenient stores.1602004 
 Quick Tek Machining LLCContract and production of machinery101998 
 Roeder Cartage Co IncTrucking company281995 
 Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries IncApparel and gear manufacturing for US military and other cut/sew customers.1102005 
 Western Pacific Storage SolutionsMetal gravity flow rack storage systems, steel shelving, and boltless shelving.321989 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (2/16/2018).