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 (6/2/2019).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Whitley County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries12,785100.077,721100.0 
 Total Private Industries9,16171.757,82674.4 
 Natural Resources and Mining1951.51,0661.4 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,97215.415,52920.0 
 Financial Activities2742.12,2572.9 
 Professional and Business Services8176.47,4569.6 
 Education and Health Services2,95923.111,95715.4 
 Leisure and Hospitality1,2549.86,8618.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified2241.81,1611.5 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  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, warehouse151984 
 Kech, Inc.Call center352018 
 Senture LLCInbound and outbound premium customer care call support, technical help desk, order processing, product fulfillment, literature fulfillment, data center.10572017 
 TEKSworkIT solutions: phone systems, security systems and customized software82004 
 Williamsburg PlasticsPlastic injection molded products2701992 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (6/2/2019).