Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location132$89,000,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion355$9,683,581 
 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 (3/10/2020).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    KentuckyConnected Region Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries34,959100.01,511,797100.0 
 Total Private Industries24,20869.21,262,86883.5 
 Natural Resources and Mining2750.83,1920.2 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities5,06214.5285,08518.9 
 Financial Activities2,1796.295,9396.3 
 Professional and Business Services2,9218.4210,88613.9 
 Education and Health Services3,2889.4218,17614.4 
 Leisure and Hospitality2,9328.4155,80010.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified6721.941,5212.7 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Abzac MidwestCustom manufactures cardboard cores and cornerboard for packaging.752013 
 Cabot Corporationfumed silica plant212019 
 CertainTeed GypsumGypsum wallboard942000 
 DRC IndustriesCardboard tubing and packing equipment and supplies802004 
 Hinkle Contracting Co LLCAsphalt sales, asphalt paving services, grading services351953 
 Hyponex CorporationManufacturers and distributes Scotts and Miracle-Gro products252008 
 Irving Materials IncReady-mixed concrete & concrete products141949 
 PMC Organometallix IncOrganic & inorganic tin chemicals; catalysts for automotive paint, stabilizers for vinyl products and additives for glass industry1801958 
 The Dow Chemical CompanyDow Corning's Carrollton manufacturing facility is the world's largest producer of silicon-based products and intermediates.4501966 
 Eminence Speaker LLCHigh frequency devices and professional audio and musical instrument loudspeakers not in enclosures1001966 
 Hussey CopperCopper electrical bus bar: sawing, slitting, annealing, forming, edging, cut to length, tin plating & silver plating2001966 
 Hussey Fabricated ProductsCopper and aluminum parts fabrication762000 
 Steel Technologies LLCSteel service center: steel rolling, annealing & slitting/ blanking1101971 
 La Grange 
 Allstate Ready-MixReady-mix concrete221998 
 EncompassConstruction design and development291999 
 Lesco Design & Manufacturing Co IncSteel fabricators: conveyors, cranes and related material handling equipment and vehicle loading ramps1001961 
 Northland CorporationKiln dried hardwood lumber651933 
 Parts Unlimited Interior IncHeadquarters & warehouse/sales center; manufacture interior for muscle cars, automotive padded interior seats, door panels, headliners, window felts and other smaller interior parts for the US cars built in the 1960's 1970's 1980's and some from 1990801977 
 Professional Fence Properties LLCFencing contractor92001 
 The Rawlings GroupHeadquarters - Insurance subrogation and coordination of benefits services14391977 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).