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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion14$150,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion13$175,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/1/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Garrard County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries2,995100.0328,535100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,52350.9245,51874.7 
 Natural Resources and Mining120.42,5120.8 
 Construction32110.714,8544.5 
 Manufacturing2076.928,8888.8 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities2498.358,10017.7 
 Information270.93,7541.1 
 Financial Activities652.210,9903.3 
 Professional and Business Services1525.138,33611.7 
 Education and Health Services2678.943,78013.3 
 Leisure and Hospitality1755.836,61611.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified491.67,6902.3 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Lancaster 
 Allison Abrasives IncorporatedManufacturer, abrasive regulating and abrasive cut-off wheels901986 
 Central Machinery Movers and Fabricators IncSteel fabricating121994 
 DocuBitShredding services62006 
 Feldman Lumber Co IncLumber processing & millwork, pallets241939 
 Marksbury Farm Foods LLCProcessing facility for chickens, beef, pork, lamb and turkey.252008 
 Mom Blakeman's Pull Candy LLCMake creamed pull candy and potato candy.01961 
 Rocky Top Furniture LLCHand crafted cedar log furniture and railing351997 
 Southern Solutions LLCPremium residential and commercial millwork and casework82015 
 Sustainment Solutions IncProvide service maintenance, installation & training of security equipment for US airforce, army & Dept. of Homeland Security and foreign entities.22009 
 Taylor Machinery CorporationManufacturer of aluminum crushers for recycling companies and scrap yards32007 
 Paint Lick 
 Copperhead Environmental Consulting IncEnvironmental consulting252004 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (10/1/2018).