Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2016-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location4805$1,334,500,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion723$4,431,132 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion20$2,245,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2019).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Boyd & Greenup Counties Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries35,397100.0173,730100.0 
 Total Private Industries27,78878.5131,61375.8 
 Natural Resources and Mining1020.34900.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities6,68818.932,36518.6 
 Financial Activities1,0222.95,4203.1 
 Professional and Business Services2,8428.013,1827.6 
 Education and Health Services7,81022.136,49121.0 
 Leisure and Hospitality3,98011.217,60910.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified7892.24,0252.3 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 AK Steel CorpCarbon Steel slabs2621921 
 Ashland Office Supply IncOffset, letterpress & screen printing; typesetting; saddle stitch, perfect & plastic binding451957 
 ESM ManufacturingMetalworking machinery, welding and fabrication332000 
 Pathways IncCorporate office761967 
 R P M IncIndustrial pump repairing & replacement parts, machine shop451992 
 Riggs Machine & Fabricating IncMachine shop: CNC, general machining; valve repairing; welding; mill & lathe work; sheet, plate, ornamental & structural metal fabricating421981 
 The Daily IndependentNewspaper publishing631921 
 UPSSmall package distribution51N/A 
 Calgon Carbon CorpGranular activated carbon2061960 
 Catlettsburg Refining LLCPetroleum refining, gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel, asphalt, fuel oil,7501924 
 EN Engineering LLCEngineering services as well as integrity management, automation services, and electrical engineering.822011 
 Marathon Petroleum LLCAnalytical & development laboratory701924 
 Marine Repair FacilityMarine repair facility and barge cleaning184N/A 
 Special Metals CorpNickel alloys1001964 
 North American Industrial Services IncIndustrial cleaning and environmental service operation552005 
 South Shore 
 Graf Brothers FlooringManufacture hardwood flooring, lumber, speciality lumber, speciality hardwood flooring, speciality engineeered flooring1842003 
 HarbisonWalker InternationalFire brick, cement & castable refractories1651902 
 Mark West Energy Appalachia LLCNatural gasoline, propane, butane & isobutane341988 
 Portable Solutions ManufacturingProvide Access control solutions and containerized options to businesses worldwide. These include turnstile security entrances for many operations, blast box solutions, guard booths, vehicle access control, and other manufactured items related to con1502014 
 Pregis LLCPlastic materials & flexible sheeting851971 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2019).