Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2018-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion1N/A$520,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion18$1,700,000 
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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  
    Muhlenberg County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries9,879100.0143,791100.0 
 Total Private Industries6,73568.2108,37675.4 
 Natural Resources and Mining1,05610.72,9882.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,48315.025,64317.8 
 Financial Activities2192.26,0024.2 
 Professional and Business Services4314.410,0567.0 
 Education and Health Services1,16811.819,55413.6 
 Leisure and Hospitality7707.811,3477.9 
 Other Services and Unclassified1811.83,2102.2 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Cal-Maine Foods IncEgg production1471993 
 Central City 
 Andy Anderson CorpNewspaper publishing131960 
 Brewco IncSawmill and pallet mill equipment431989 
 Brewer Machine and Parts LLCSteel fabricating, gang rip saws and woodworking machinery, custom machinery for wood industry.401969 
 Central Pallet Mills IncPallets201955 
 Irving Materials IncReady-mix concrete and concrete products61984 
 Mobile Marketing Solutions, Inc.Headquarters - provides national mobile marketing events.851997 
 Piper's Saw Shop IncSaw blades & sharpening service301989 
 Re-Tek IncRubber products - buffings, granules, powders produced from processing various scrap rubber. Our products are used for rubberized athletic track, playground & equine surfacing.191999 
 Vaught Brothers Lumber CoSawmill; rough lumber & wood chips91989 
 XPO LogisticsTrucking, local - 250 miles outside local range.35N/A 
 Harsco Metals and MineralsBoiler slag processing: roofing granules & sandblasting materials201988 
 Dyno NobelExplosives manufacturer for the mining, quarry and construction industries, as well as, military applications. Refined PETN (pentaerythritol tetranitrate) plant.751969 
 Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense CompanyExplosives & energetic systems861969 
 Frozen Foods Partners LLCManufacture & distribute frozen skillet meals552007 
 Greenville Quarry and Quality BlacktoppingCrushed limestone, bituminious asphalt paving and production, grade and drain, excavation701948 
 Muhlenberg County Opportunity CenterSheltered workshop; hand packaging of manufactured goods91966 
 Plastic Products Co IncPlastic injection molding721996 
 South Carrollton 
 Associated Pallet IncWood pallets, hardwood & dimension lumber701964 
 Premium Hardwoods IncFurniture blanks, dimension lumber & flooring401991 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).