Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location2134$187,145,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion26732$406,291,311 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion658$7,279,759 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Bluegrass Crossings Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries74,547100.0403,291100.0 
 Total Private Industries58,88179.0320,00179.3 
 Natural Resources and Mining1,8522.54,4311.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities12,58916.972,01817.9 
 Financial Activities4,0945.514,1913.5 
 Professional and Business Services5,0836.836,9979.2 
 Education and Health Services11,01214.859,39714.7 
 Leisure and Hospitality6,2788.438,4359.5 
 Other Services and Unclassified1,6252.210,2822.5 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Beaver Dam 
 Daicel Safety Systems America LLCInflators for automotive airbags5752001 
 Perdue Farms IncChicken slaughtering, processing & packaging10901995 
 Century Aluminum of Kentucky LLCAluminum molten metal, sows & smelting2501967 
 Domtar Paper Company LLCFine paper (uncoated freesheet) and market pulp4501967 
 Southwire Company Kentucky PlantAluminum rod and bare aluminum cable and aluminum strip3951969 
 AlerisLewisport facility is an aluminum rolling mill that manufactures aluminum coiled sheet. Aleris International, Inc. is a global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production.8001966 
 Alorica IncCustomer management and back office support for clients in the automotive, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, and media sectors.2502017 
 Boardwalk Pipeline PartnersHeadquarters; natural gas transmissions company2171960 
 Canteen Service CoHeadquarters: vending services, coffee and food service management2751977 
 Glenmore Distillery, TheWhiskey, gin, vodka, wines, brandy & cocktail bottling4251869 
 Kimberly-Clark CorporationCommercial facial tissue, bath tissue and towel products.3401993 
 Metalsa Structural Products IncSteel pickup truck frames (Tundra and Sequoia) and cradles (Highlanders & Siera)2401997 
 Mizkan America IncTomato-based pasta sauces, pizza sauces, dairy-based Alfredo sauces, cheese sauce - All packaged in glass or plastic jars under the Ragu and Bertolli brand names.4001975 
 Owensboro Health IncHQ; Nonprofit health system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, Owensboro Health Medical Group, Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.2232013 
 Specialty Foods Group Inc aka Field Packing DivisionProcessed meat products6431915 
 Swedish Match North AmericaSmokeless tobacco products3451973 
 Titan Contracting & Leasing Company IncPower Plant Construction and Maintenance Services, Fabrication, Storage tank, natural gas or oil, tank farm or field construction, specialty mechanical services.3001985 
 Toyotetsu Mid America LLCAutomotive stampings and welded assemblies5882002 
 UniFirst CorporationUniform distribution4501998 
 US Bank Home MortgageLoan servicing, correspondent lending risk services, data center.6001992 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).