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  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location 5305-616 $226,457,500 
 Manufacturing Expansion 11124-144 $68,807,520 
 Supportive/Service Location 00 $0 
 Supportive/Service Expansion 00 $0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (1/18/2018).
 
  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2013  
    Simpson County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
  All Industries 8,671 100.0 603,442 100.0  
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 69 0.8 642 0.1  
  Mining N/A N/A N/A N/A  
  Construction 159 1.8 22,575 3.7  
  Manufacturing 3,250 37.5 52,086 8.6  
  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 1,591 18.3 114,530 19.0  
  Information 38 0.4 13,508 2.2  
  Financial Activities 185 2.1 32,051 5.3  
  Services 1,821 21.0 275,899 45.7  
  Public Administration 195 2.2 38,246 6.3  
  Other 0 0.0 N/A N/A  
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.  
  Major Business Industry (Manufacturing Supportive Service Firms Only)  
  Firm Product (s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Franklin 
 Berry Global Inc.Pipeline coatings; industrial & consumer adhesive tapes4601957 
 Camping World East Coast Distribution CenterDistribution center702005 
 Caraustar IndustriesPaper cores & tubes351982 
 Charles DeWeese Construction IncRegional headquarters for site development, heavy construction1751993 
 Equity Group - Kentucky Division LLCPoultry hatchery/feed mill1491998 
 Franklin Precision Industry IncAssembly of automotive throttle bodies & charcoal canisters, injection molding, fuel delivery components.6621989 
 Harman International Industries IncPremium audio and infotainment automotive equipment2452000 
 Keystops LLCCorporate office & warehouse. Headquarters.921965 
 Luvata Franklin IncWelded copper tubes971966 
 Meritor LLCBraking systems for heavy vehicles501996 
 New Mather MetalsStabilizer bars for the North American OEM Automobile Manufacturers4702001 
 Packaging Unlimited of Southern KentuckyCorrugated boxes, corrugated pallets, foam fabrication, thermoforming, contract packaging451997 
 Premier TransportationTrucking operation1002012 
 Quad Graphics IncRetail insert rotogravure printing1901979 
 RKW-North AmericaPolyethylene films used in flexible packaging, medical packaging and household packaging items.1202000 
 Silgan Plastics CorpPlastic bottles1001978 
 Toyo Automotive PartsAutomotive anti-vibration rubber parts: engine mounting, strut mounting, bush, member mounting, insulator, damper, boot for CVJ4002001 
 Tractor Supply CompanyDistribution facility3012011 
 Vermont Thread Gage LLCManufacturers threaded gage products for industries such as aerospace, automotive, electrical, fastener, and medical tooling1102000 
 Worldwide Technologies LLC2d and 3d die sets and die forms to primarily service automotive market; production machining, heavy trucks, fence and railroad432006 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (1/18/2018).