Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion00$0 
 Service & Technology Location2535$10,634,322 
 Service & Technology Expansion00$0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/5/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Whitley County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries11,620100.068,495100.0 
 Total Private Industries9,40881.056,22882.1 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A9051.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,76115.212,72518.6 
 Financial Activities2732.32,1803.2 
 Professional and Business Services6205.36,6679.7 
 Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A5,4978.0 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,26010.85,6958.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified2392.11,1621.7 
  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
 Firestone Industrial ProductsAir springs4001989 
 Jamie's InteriorsCustom bedspreads, curtains & decorative items and wholesale furniture, warehouse121984 
 Kech, Inc.Call center352018 
 Senture LLCInbound and outbound premium customer care call support, technical help desk, order processing, product fulfillment, literature fulfillment, data center.3962017 
 TEKSworkIT solutions: phone systems, security systems and customized software82004 
 Williamsburg PlasticsPlastic injection molded products2751992 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (9/5/2018).