Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location9339-535$73,714,500 
 Manufacturing Expansion1375,342-5,621$2,782,084,194 
 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 (2/16/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Jefferson County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries450,132100.0637,640100.0 
 Total Private Industries404,56789.9561,65888.1 
 Natural Resources and Mining3120.16220.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities100,14222.2140,37022.0 
 Financial Activities37,3638.344,6427.0 
 Professional and Business Services66,39714.881,84712.8 
 Education and Health Services65,45914.581,93012.8 
 Leisure and Hospitality47,73910.664,36210.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified12,2122.717,8612.8 
  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
 Brown-Forman CorpDistilled spirits, wooden barrels, headquarters8001870 
 Charter CommunicationsRegional operations center12002002 
 EquianRecovery services for healthcare payers and property and casualty insurers.8001988 
 Ford Motor Company KTPProduction of super duty pick-up trucks (F-250 through F-550), Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator80001969 
 Ford Motor Company LAPFord Escape and Lincoln MKC49601955 
 GE Appliance ParkManufacturing major household appliances: dryers, washers, refrigerators, dishwashers & heat pump water heaters. Data center.60001952 
 Humana IncBack office service calls, claims, enrollment, and IT roles.29981988 
 Humana IncAdministrative office1961N/A 
 Humana IncBack office, sales, sales support, and IT roles; headquarters.14111964 
 Humana IncAdministrative, back office930N/A 
 JBSPork processing13501875 
 Kindred Healthcare Operating IncNational corporate headquarters; computer service center, call-in center for information requests.12001985 
 Papa John's InternationalCorporate office. Headquarters.7001999 
 Teleperformance USACustomer service management7422015 
 UPSAirline offices8881907 
 UPSSmall package distribution788N/A 
 UPS Supply Chain SolutionsWarehouse/distribution for third party logistics services to the health care industry2195N/A 
 UPS Worldport IIAutomated sorting facility, worldwide air hub, airline operations center, flight simulator training, aircraft maintenance4492N/A 
 YFAIManufactures and assembles injection molded plastic automotive parts8002003 
 Zenith Logistics IncDistribution center for The Kroger Co.7091993 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (2/16/2018).