Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location4534$123,167,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion5125$10,474,621 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion426$17,225,000 
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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  
    Pulaski County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries27,371100.092,889100.0 
 Total Private Industries21,07477.068,76274.0 
 Natural Resources and Mining690.36130.7 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities5,47420.017,87219.2 
 Financial Activities8283.02,7262.9 
 Professional and Business Services2,0987.78,4479.1 
 Education and Health Services5,05918.513,34414.4 
 Leisure and Hospitality2,6259.67,6698.3 
 Other Services and Unclassified5442.01,3241.4 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Kingsford Manufacturing CoCharcoal briquettes and lighter fluid bottling1201963 
 Somerset Wood Products IncKiln dried lumber & hardwood oak flooring1301985 
 Armstrong Wood ProductsHardwood flooring3481989 
 BlackboardSoftware technical support center; customer service representatives; financial aid, enrollment services.3022007 
 CCI Industrial ServicesMetal fabrication902004 
 CoretransTrucking, long distance carriers1782002 
 Eagle Hardwoods IncHardwood flooring, wood pellet fuel3501994 
 EOS CCAFirst party call center1602015 
 Gatormade IncUtility trailers, gooseneck trailers, enclosed trailers, dump trailers, car trailers. Corporate HQ.1351990 
 H T HackneyWholesale/distribution681977 
 Hendrickson USA LLCTrailer suspension systems for heavy-duty transportation industry5072007 
 Menzner Lumber & Supply CoRough mill, moulding, priming paint line and sawdust processing1752015 
 Modern DistributorsHeadquarters & distribution serves the wholesale grocery, coffee/beverage needs and foodservice sales to convenience stores.2001961 
 New Life Industries IncSilk screen printing, embroidery, and transfers on sportswear. Applique and laser etching as well as pad printing951979 
 Performance Food Service-SomersetFood distributor; frozen, dry, refrigerated.1321988 
 Prairie Farms DairyLiquid milk, juice drinks, and 100% orange juice from concentrate1191951 
 Somerset Recycling Service IncCardboard and plastic recycling; waste reduction programs, recycling equipment, colorant811984 
 Super Service LLCTruckload interstate carrier7001987 
 Toyotetsu America IncStructural automotive components & stampings9381995 
 UGN IncManufacture automotive sound proofing3322005 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).