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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion 00$0 
 Service & Technology Location 00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion 00$0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/22/2017).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2013  
    Whitley County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
  All Industries 12,067 100.0 67,423 100.0  
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 13 0.1 N/A N/A  
  Mining 197 1.6 1,205 1.8  
  Construction 197 1.6 1,830 2.7  
  Manufacturing 1,131 9.4 8,357 12.4  
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 1,829 15.2 12,808 19.0  
  Information 144 1.2 1,222 1.8  
  Financial Activities 282 2.3 2,137 3.2  
  Services 2,340 19.4 18,534 27.5  
  Public Administration 593 4.9 3,406 5.1  
  Other 1 0.0 N/A N/A  
  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
Established
 
 Williamsburg 
 Firestone Industrial ProductsAir springs4001989 
 Jamie's InteriorsCustom bedspreads, curtains & decorative items and wholesale furniture, warehouse121984 
 TEKSworkIT solutions: phone systems, security systems and customized software82004 
 Williamsburg PlasticsPlastic injection molded products2751992 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/22/2017).