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.


2019


Company County Description Employees
University of Kentucky Fayette Education 17,500
Kentucky State Government Employees Franklin Government 11,210
Toyota Motor Manufacturing  Scott Manufacturing 9,451
Fayette County Public Schools Fayette Education 6,181
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fayette Government 2,945
Amazon.com Fayette Distribution 2,700
Conduent Fayette Outsourcing 2,500
Veterans Medical Center Fayette  Healthcare 2,086
Madison County School System Madison Education 2,000
Baptist Health Fayette Healthcare 1,852
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Fayette Healthcare 1,847
Eastern Kentucky University Madison Education 1,823
Scott County Public Schools Scott Education 1,746
Lexmark International Inc. Fayette World HQ 1,600
Jessamine County Schools Jessamine Education 1,500
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
Hitachi Automotive Systems Madison Manufacturing 1,067
Lexington Clinic Fayette Healthcare 1,000
UPS Fayette Transportation & Warehousing 836
Montaplast of North America Franklin Manufacturing 800
Kentucky State University Franklin Education 790
Adient US LLC (Johnson Controls) Scott Manufacturing 751
Link-Belt Construction Fayette Headquaretrs & Manufacturing 750
Toyota Production, Engineering & Manufacturing Center Scott Manufacturing 750
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
Trane Lexington - Manufacturing Fayette Manufacturing 600
Amazon.com - Kindle Support Clark Call Center 600
Catalent Pharma Solutions Clark Manufacturing 600
Blue Grass Army Depot Madison Military 600
CMWA Bourbon Manufacturing 575
Big Ass Fans Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 550
Georgetown Community Hospital Scott Healthcare 534
Toyota Tsusho America Scott Manufacturing 521
EnerSys Madison Manufacturing 520
Schneider Electric Fayette Manufacturing 515
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Fayette Healthcare 508
Galls LLC Fayette Headquarters & Mail Order 500
McLane Cumberland Jessamine Distribution 500
General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. Clark Information Services 500
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Fayette Manufacturing 460
Alltech Inc. Jessamine Headquarters & Manufacturing 450
Federal Bureau of Prisons Fayette Corrections 443
Buffalo Trace Distillery Franklin Manufacturing 425
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
Yokohama Industries America Inc. Woodford Headquarters & Manufacturing 376
Sherwin-Williams Company Madison Distribution & Warehousing 360
Central Bank & Trust Fayette Finance 360
Aichi Forge USA Inc Scott Manufacturing 355
International Crankshaft Scott Manufacturing 355
McKechnie Vehicle Components Jessamine Manufacturing 353
CLC Lodging (Formerly Creative Lodging Solutions) Fayette Headquarters 330
City of Frankfort Franklin Government 305
Beam Suntory Franklin Distillery 305
Pilkington North America Woodford Manufacturing 304
TOPY America Inc. Franklin Manufacturing 300
East KY Power Cooperative Inc. Clark Utilities 300
Scott County Government Scott Government 300
The Okonite Company Madison Manufacturing 282
P-K Tool & Manufacturing Company Madison Manufacturing 282
Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc Scott Real Estate 281
Lexington Dixie Plant Fayette Manufacturing 275
J.M. Smucker Fayette Manufacturing 270
Kentucky Blood Center Fayette Healthcare 255
Georgetown College Scott Education 252
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Fayette Retail Trade 252
Emerson (Formerly Aventics) Fayette Manufacturing 245
Lakeshore Learning Materials Woodford Manufacturing 243
WestRock (RockTenn) Jessamine Manufacturing 235
Quanex Building Products (aka Mikron) Madison Manufacturing 233
Franklin County Government Franklin Government 231
Ceradyne Inc., a 3M company Fayette Manufacturing  230
LEDVANCE LLC Woodford Manufacturing 225
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
Kokoku Rubber Inc. Madison Wholesale Trade 218
Georgetown City Government Scott Government 209
Total Quality Logistics Fayette Professional Services 208
Amcor Rigid Plastics Jessamine Manufacturing 205
Qualex Manufacturing LLC Scott Manufacturing 203
Donaldson Co. Inc. Jessamine Manufacturing 201
Neogen Corp Fayette Manufacturing 200
Save-A-Lot Distribution Center Clark Wholesale Trade 200
Ruskin Fayette Manufacturing 200
IBM Global Services 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
NSG - Pilkington North America Fayette Manufacturing 200
Everburn Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 195
AAA Allied/Energy Insurance Fayette Professional Services 185
Winchester Farms Dairy Clark Manufacturing 180
Rocky Mountain ATV Clark Retail Trade 180
Qualex Machining Madison Industrial Services 175
Hayashi Telempu North America Franklin Manufacturing 170
United Bank Franklin Finance 169
AGC Glass Co. North America Madison Manufacturing 168
Frankfort Independent School System Franklin Education 167
SRC of Lexington Inc Fayette Manufacturing 162
JP Morgan Chase Fayette Finance 161
Kentucky Eagle Inc. Fayette Wholesale Trade 160
Parker Hannifin Corp. OES Division Fayette Manufacturing 160
Cintas Corporation Fayette Facility Services 159
Leggett & Platt Inc. Scott Manufacturing 157
eCampus.com Fayette Retail Trade 155
ORBIS Corporation Scott Manufacturing 151
LEDVANCE LLC Woodford Manufacturing 150
Trane Lexington - Engineering Center Fayette Engineering 150
MPW Scott Industrial Services 150
Vuteq USA Inc. Scott 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
Associations International Fayette Professional Services 145
Columbia Gas of Kentucky Fayette Utilities 145
Walle Corp Clark Manufacturing 145
Penske Scott Real Estate & Rental Leasing 145
Richmond Auto Parts Technology Inc. Madison Manufacturing 143
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
Toyota Logistics Services Scott Logistics 127
DXC Technology Franklin Informatiion Technology 125
EnovaPremier of Kentucky LLC Bourbon Manufacturing 125
Piramal Pharma Solutions, Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 120
Nitto Denko Automotive Kentucky Inc. Fayette Manufacturing  120
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Clark Manufacturing 120
Lectodryer LLC 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
Stoll, Keenon, Ogden Fayette Legal Services 112
More Than A Bakery Woodford Manufacturing 112
Sargeant & Greenleaf Inc Jessamine Manufacturing 110
Vascor Transport Scott Transportation & Warehousing 107
Concept Packaging Scott Manufacturing 105
Harrod Concrete & Stone Co. Franklin Mining 105
Centria Franklin Retail Trade 104
Ruggles Sign Co. Woodford Manufacturing 103
Jenmar Corporation of KY Clark Manufacturing 102
Advanced 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
Blue Star Plastics Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 100
Star Manufacturing Inc.  Fayette Manufacturing 100
Industry Products Scott Transportation & Warehousing 100
Source: Commerce Lexington Inc.; Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development