Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion00$0 
 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 (3/12/2018).

  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 
 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 (3/12/2018).