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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2014-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location297$6,415,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion11396$112,926,789 
 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 (8/17/2017).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Pulaski County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries25,502100.080,272100.0 
 Total Private Industries21,57684.666,89983.3 
 Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A3610.4 
 Construction8683.42,1472.7 
 Manufacturing3,58514.113,00416.2 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities5,41421.215,15418.9 
 Information2811.11,2531.6 
 Financial Activities7933.12,3312.9 
 Professional and Business Services2,3139.17,4989.3 
 Education and Health Services5,12920.110,36012.9 
 Leisure and Hospitality2,54510.06,7808.4 
 Other Services and Unclassified5792.31,3411.7 
  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
Established
 
 Burnside 
 Kingsford Manufacturing CoCharcoal briquettes and lighter fluid bottling1201963 
 Somerset Wood Products IncKiln dried lumber & hardwood oak flooring1301985 
 Somerset 
 Armstrong Wood ProductsHardwood flooring4341989 
 BlackboardSoftware technical support center; customer service representatives; financial aid, enrollment services.5002007 
 CoretransTrucking, long distance carriers1782002 
 Eagle Hardwoods IncHardwood flooring, wood pellet fuel3501994 
 EOS CCAFirst party call center1012015 
 Gatormade IncUtility trailers, gooseneck trailers, enclosed trailers, dump trailers, car trailers. Corporate HQ.1051990 
 Hendrickson USA LLCTrailer suspension systems for heavy-duty transportation industry3302007 
 Menzner Lumber & Supply CoRough mill, moulding, priming paint line and sawdust processing1152015 
 Modern DistributorsHeadquarters & distribution serves the wholesale grocery, coffee/beverage needs and foodservice sales to convenience stores.1751961 
 New Life Industries IncSilk screen printing, embroidery, and transfers on sportswear. Applique and laser etching as well as pad printing891979 
 Performance Food Service-SomersetFood distributor; frozen, dry, refrigerated.1651988 
 Prairie Farms DairyLiquid milk, juice drinks, and 100% orange juice from concentrate1861951 
 SAICInformation management and design center722005 
 Somerset Recycling Service IncCardboard and plastic recycling; waste reduction programs, recycling equipment, colorant981984 
 Super Service LLCTruckload interstate carrier801987 
 Toyotetsu America IncStructural automotive components & stampings8001995 
 Tru-Check Meter Service IncAutomated meter reading, installation & service. Headquarters location1901986 
 UGN IncManufacture automotive sound proofing3322005 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (8/17/2017).