Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2019-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion116$1,620,640 
 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 (1/1/2020).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Caldwell & Lyon Counties Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries7,382100.0170,405100.0 
 Total Private Industries4,85065.7125,88273.9 
 Natural Resources and Mining1181.63,0021.8 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,19716.234,94420.5 
 Financial Activities2443.35,2823.1 
 Professional and Business Services3024.111,9897.0 
 Education and Health Services78110.621,23912.5 
 Leisure and Hospitality90612.316,7529.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified1131.53,4692.0 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Exel IncProcessing, blending, & grinding of plastics & chemicals712003 
 H & G Limestone Products LLCCrushed limestone fine grinded product for various applications including kitty litter22013 
 Lafarge NALimestone191920 
 Perry Hardwood Lumber IncCrossties, timbers & lumber91987 
 Technical Welding Inspection IncVisual inspections - x-ray, nondestructive, ultrasonic, and dye penetrant; mechanical Integrity inspections, API inspections, CWI inspections251999 
 AEK Transport Services LLCTrucking; General freight and cargo hauling, long-distance, less than truckload02016 
 Bodycote IncHIP (Hot Isostatic Pressing)231981 
 Hydro-Gear LPDesigns & manufactures hydrostatic pumps, transmissions & trans-axles for the lawn & garden industry2602006 
 Pennyroyal IndustriesSheltered workshop: contract manufacturing, plaques, packaging rivets, trophies, engraving and road signs121969 
 Rogers GroupCrushed limestone17N/A 
 Special Metals CorporationMetal powder & nickel base metal alloy billets671971 
 Times Leader & Pacesetter PrintingTwice-weekly newspaper and sheet-fed commercial printing. Also advertising opportunities on the Internet.111871 
 TreeHouse Foods IncCookies & crackers5941993 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (1/1/2020).