Major Regional Employers


A list of the major employers in the eight-county region that consists of Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, and Woodford Counties.


Company County Description Employees
University of Kentucky Fayette Education 12,800
Kentucky State Government Employees Franklin Government 11,210
Toyota Motor Manufacturing  Scott Manufacturing 8,000
Fayette County Public Schools Fayette Education 5,900
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fayette Government 2,945 Fayette Distribution 2,700
Conduent Fayette Outsourcing 2,500
Eastern Kentucky University Madison Education 2,240
Veterans Medical Center Fayette  Healthcare 2,086
Madison County School System Madison Education 2,000
Baptist Health Fayette Healthcare 1,852
KentuckyOne Health Fayette Healthcare 1,847
Scott County Public Schools Scott Education 1,655
Lexmark International Inc. Fayette World HQ 1,600
Hitachi Automotive Systems Madison Manufacturing 1,307
Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Plant Madison Engineering Services 1,200
Franklin County School System Franklin Education 1,100
Lockheed Martin Fayette Manufacturing 1,100
Lexington Clinic Fayette Healthcare 1,000
UPS Fayette Transportation & Warehousing 836
Trane Lexington Fayette Manufacturing 800
Kentucky State University Franklin Education 790
Montaplast of North America Franklin Manufacturing 760
Toyota Production, Engineering & Manufacturing Center Scott Manufacturing 750
Adient US LLC Scott Manufacturing 743
Link-Belt Construction Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 740
Frankfort Regional Medical Center Franklin Healthcare 728
Webasto Roof Systems Fayette Manufacturing 660
Hyster-Yale Group Inc. Madison Manufacturing 653
Valvoline Fayette Headquarters 650
Quad Graphics Woodford Manufacturing 624 - Kindle Support Clark Call Center 600
Catalent Pharma Solutions Clark Manufacturing 600
Galls LLC Fayette Headquarters & Mail Order 593
CMWA Bourbon Manufacturing 575
Big Ass Fans Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 550
EnerSys Madison Manufacturing 520
Schneider Electric Fayette Manufacturing 515
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Fayette Healthcare 508
Central Bank & Trust Fayette Finance 501
McLane Cumberland Jessamine Distribution 500
General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. Clark Information Services 500
Georgetown Community Hospital Scott Healthcare 460
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Fayette Manufacturing 460
Alltech Inc. Jessamine Headquarters & Manufacturing 450
Federal Bureau of Prisons Fayette Corrections 443
McKechnie Vehicle Components Jessamine Manufacturing 430
Toyota Tsusho America Scott Manufacturing 413
Aramark Uniform Service Fayette Back Office 400
Tempur Sealy International Fayette Headquarters 400
Leggett & Platt Inc. Clark Manufacturing 400
R J Corman Railroad Group LLP Jessamine Headquarters 400
Aichi Scott Manufacturing 380
Buffalo Trace Distillery Franklin Manufacturing 378
Yokohama Industries America Inc. Woodford Headquarters & Manufacturing 376
Sherwin-Willaims Company Madison Distribution & Warehousing 360
International Crankshaft Scott Manufacturing 335
Creative Lodging Solutions Fayette Headquarters 330
Leggett & Platt Inc. Scott Manufacturing 318
Pilkington North America Woodford Manufacturing 304
TOPY America Inc. Franklin Manufacturing 300
East KY Power Cooperative Inc. Clark Utilities 300
Vuteq Scott Manufacturing 300
Beam Suntory Franklin Distillery 298
Scott County Government Scott Government 282
The Okonite Company Madison Manufacturing 282
Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc Scott Real Estate 277
Lexington Dixie Plant Fayette Manufacturing 275
J.M. Smucker Fayette Manufacturing 270
Kentucky Blood Center Fayette Healthcare 255
Georgetown College Scott Education 250
AVENTICS Fayette Manufacturing 245
Lakeshore Learning Materials Woodford Manufacturing 243
WestRock (RockTenn) Jessamine Manufacturing 235
Mikron Madison Manufacturing 233
City of Frankfort Franklin Government 231
Ceradyne Inc., a 3M company Fayette Manufacturing  230
The Freeman Corporation Clark Manufacturing 223
Wal-Mart Scott Retail Trade 222
Infiltrator Water Technologies Clark Manufacturing 220
Franklin Plant Board Franklin Utilities 220
Phoenix Transportation Services Scott Transportation & Warehousing 220
Spectrum Fayette Telecommunications 220
Gill Industries Madison Manufacturing 218
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Fayette Retail Trade 210
Total Quality Logistics Fayette Professional Services 208
Amcor Rigid Plastics Jessamine Manufacturing 205
Georgetown City Government Scott Government 202
Neogen Corp Fayette Manufacturing 200
Save-A-Lot Distribution Center Clark Wholesale Trade 200
Ruskin Fayette Manufacturing 200
IBM Global Solutions Fayette Software 200
Greenheck Fan Corp Franklin Manufacturing 200
Belcan - Lexington Design Center Fayette Engineering Services 200
Stantec Consulting Services Fayette Engineering Services 200
CLARK Material Handling Company Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 200
Transfreight LLC Scott Transportation & Warehousing  200
Pilkington North America Fayette Manufacturing 200
Richmond Auto Parts Technology Madison Manufacturing 200
Hayashi Telempu North America Franklin Manufacturing 200
Everburn Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 195
AAA Allied/Energy Insurance Fayette Professional Services 185
Winchester Farms Dairy Clark Manufacturing 180
Qualex Manufacturing LLC Scott Manufacturing 180
Donaldson Co. Inc. Jessamine Manufacturing 180
Rocky Mountain ATV Clark Retail Trade 180
Qualex Machining Madison Industrial Services 175
United Bank Franklin Finance 169
AGC Glass Madison Manufacturing 168
Frankfort Independent School System Franklin Education 167
SRC of Lexington Inc Fayette Manufacturing 162
Kentucky Eagle Beer Inc. Fayette Wholesale Trade 160
JP Morgan Chase Fayette Finance 160
Parker Hannifin Corporation Fayette Manufacturing 160
Cintas Corporation Fayette Facility Services 155 Fayette Retail Trade 155
Orbis Corporation Scott Manufacturing 151
MPW Scott Industrial Services 151
Piramal Pharma Solutions, Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 150
Meritor Inc Franklin Retail Trade 150
Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries Inc Bourbon Manufacturing 150
Avantor Performance Materials Bourbon Manufacturing 150
STEMCO Madison Manufacturing 150
Toyota Logistics Services Scott Logistics 145
Associations International Fayette Professional Services 145
Columbia Gas of Kentucky Fayette Utilities 145
Walle Corp Clark Manufacturing 145
Pizza Wholesale of Lexington Inc Bourbon Distribution 140
U.S. Equestrian Fayette Agriculture 140
Novelis Corporation Madison Manufacturing 138
TwinSpires Fayette Corporate Office 135
KI (USA) Corporation Madison Manufacturing 133
Univance Inc. Clark Professional Services 130
Harrod Concrete & Stone Co Franklin Manufacturing 130
Tiffany & Co. Jewelers Fayette Manufacturing 130
Clark Distributing Co Woodford Wholesale Trade 129
DXC Technology Franklin Professional Services 125
EnovaPremier of Kentucky LLC Bourbon Manufacturing 125
Concept Packaging Scott Manufacturing 121
Nitto Denko Automotive Kentucky Inc. Fayette Manufacturing  120
Penske Scott Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 120
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Clark Manufacturing 120
Centria Franklin  Retail Trade 120
Kokoku Rubber Inc Madison Wholesale Trade 119
Commonwealth Credit union Franklin Finance & insurance 118
LEDVANCE LLC Woodford Manufacturing 118
Fifth Third Bank Fayette Finance 115
Lexington Herald-Leader Fayette Information 115
Conduent Madison Outsourcing 112
Sargeant & Greenleaf Inc Jessamine Manufacturing 110
More Than A Bakery Woodford Manufacturing 109
Vascor Transport Scott Transportation & Warehousing 107
Ruggles Sign Co. Woodford Manufacturing 103
Jenmar Corporation of KY Clark Manufacturing 102
Advance Green Components Clark Manufacturing 100
Ale-8 One Bottling Company Clark Manufacturing 100
Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co Inc Fayette Manufacturing 100
B&H Tool Works Inc Madison Retail Trade 100
Industry Products Scott Transportation & Warehousing 100
Nashville Wire Products, Inc. Franklin Manufacturing 100
Source: Commerce Lexington, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development