A LIST OF THE MAJOR EMPLOYERS IN THE EIGHT-COUNTY REGION THAT CONSISTS OF BOURBON, CLARK, FAYETTE, FRANKLIN, JESSAMINE, MADISON, SCOTT, AND WOODFORD COUNTIES.

2020

Company County Description Employees
University of Kentucky Fayette Education 16,743
Kentucky State Government Employees Franklin Government 11,210
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Scott Manufacturing 9,712
Fayette County Public Schools Fayette Education 6,327
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fayette Government 2,938
Amazon.com Fayette Distribution 2,700
Conduent Fayette Outsourcing 2,500
Baptist Health Fayette Healthcare 2,100
Madison County School System Madison Education 2,000
Veterans Medical Center Fayette Healthcare 2,000
Scott County Public Schools Scott Education 1,926
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Fayette Healthcare 1,847
Eastern Kentucky University Madison Education 1,800
Jessamine County Schools Jessamine Education 1,500
Lexmark International Inc. Fayette World HQ 1,500
Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Plant Madison Engineering Services 1,200
Lexington Clinic Fayette Healthcare 1,200
Franklin County School Systems Franklin Education 1,100
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc Madison Manufacturing 1,100
Lockheed Martin Fayette Manufacturing 1,100
Hyster-Yale Group Inc. Madison Manufacturing 980
Toyota Production, Engineering & Manufacturing Center Scott Manufacturing 852
Adient US LLC (Johnson Controls) Scott Manufacturing 838
UPS Fayette Transportation & Warehousing 836
Frankfort Regional Medical Center Franklin Healthcare 800
Kentucky State University Franklin Education 790
Montaplast of North America Franklin Manufacturing 760
Link-Belt Construction Fayette Headquaretrs & Manufacturing 750
Webasto Roof Systems Fayette Manufacturing 660
Valvoline Fayette Headquarters 650
Quad Graphics Woodford Manufacturing 624
Amazon.com – Kindle Support Clark Call Center 600
Blue Grass Army Depot Madison Military 600
Catalent Pharma Solutions Clark Manufacturing 600
CMWA Bourbon Manufacturing 575
TOPY America Inc. Franklin Manufacturing 567
Georgetown Community Hospital Scott Healthcare 534
EnerSys Madison Manufacturing 520
Schneider Electric Fayette Manufacturing 515
Toyota Tsusho America Scott Manufacturing 511
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Fayette Healthcare 508
Galls LLC Fayette Headquarters & Mail Order 500
General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. Clark Information Services 500
McLane Cumberland Jessamine Distribution 500
Big Ass Fans Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 460
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Fayette Manufacturing 460
Alltech Inc. Jessamine Headquarters & Manufacturing 450
Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc Scott Real Estate 450
Wal Mart 450
Federal Bureau of Prisons Fayette Corrections 443
Aramark Uniform Service Fayette Back Office 400
Leggett & Platt Inc. Clark Manufacturing 400
R J Corman Railroad Group LLP Jessamine Headquarters 400
Tempur Sealy International Fayette Headquarters 400
Yokohama Industries America Inc. Woodford Headquarters & Manufacturing 400
Central Bank & Trust Fayette Finance 360
Sherwin-Willaims Company Madison Distribution & Warehousing 360
Buffalo Trace Distillery Franklin Manufacturing 353
McKechnie Vehicle Components Jessamine Manufacturing 353
CLC Lodging (Formerly Creative Lodging Solutions) Fayette Headquarters 330
Commonwealth Credit union Franklin Finance & insurance 318
Leggett & Platt Inc. Scott Manufacturing 318
Hayashi Telempu North America Franklin Manufacturing 310
Scott County Government Scott Government 305
East KY Power Cooperative Inc. Clark Utilities 300
NSG – Pilkington North America Woodford Manufacturing 300
Beam Suntory Franklin Distillery 298
City of Frankfort Franklin Government 289
International Crankshaft Scott Manufacturing 286
J.M. Smucker Fayette Manufacturing 283
P-K Tool & Manufacturing Company Madison Manufacturing 282
The Okonite Company Madison Manufacturing 282
Lexington Dixie Plant Fayette Manufacturing 275
Vuteq USA Inc. Scott Manufacturing 272
Aichi Forge USA Inc Scott Manufacturing 269
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Fayette Retail Trade 252
Georgetown College Scott Education 252
Neogen Corp Fayette Manufacturing 250
Franklin County Government Franklin Government 246
Emerson (Formerly Aventics) Fayette Manufacturing 245
Lakeshore Learning Materials Woodford Manufacturing 243
Kentucky Blood Center Fayette Healthcare 242
WestRock (RockTenn) Jessamine Manufacturing 235
Quanex Building Products (aka Mikron) Madison Manufacturing 233
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
Phoenix Transportation Services Scott Transportation & Warehousing 220
Spectrum Fayette Telecommunications 220
Kokoku Rubber Inc. Madison Wholesale Trade 218
Franklin Plant Board Franklin Utilities 216
Georgetown City Government Scott Government 209
Total Quality Logistics Fayette Professional Services 208
Amcor Rigid Plastics Jessamine Manufacturing 205
Donaldson Co. Inc. Jessamine Manufacturing 201
IBM Global Services Fayette Software 200
NSG – Pilkington North America Fayette Manufacturing 200
Ruskin Fayette Manufacturing 200
Save-A-Lot Distribution Center Clark Wholesale Trade 200
Stantec Consulting Services Fayette Engineering Services 200
Everburn Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 195
AAA Allied/Energy Insurance Fayette Professional Services 185
Rocky Mountain ATV Clark Retail Trade 180
Winchester Farms Dairy Clark Manufacturing 180
CLARK Material Handling Company Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 175
Qualex Machining Madison Industrial Services 175
WesBanco Bank 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
Belcan – Lexington Design Center Fayette Engineering Services 160
Kentucky Eagle Inc. Fayette Wholesale Trade 160
Parker Hannifin Corp. OES Division Fayette Manufacturing 160
eCampus.com Fayette Retail Trade 155
Qualex Manufacturing LLC Scott Manufacturing 155
ORBIS Corporation Scott Manufacturing 153
Avantor Performance Materials Bourbon Manufacturing 150
Meritor Inc Franklin Retail Trade 150
MPW Scott Industrial Services 150
Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries Inc Bourbon Manufacturing 150
STEMCO Madison Manufacturing 150
Tiffany & Co. Jewelers Fayette Manufacturing 146
Columbia Gas of Kentucky Fayette Utilities 145
Penske Scott Real Estate & Rental Leasing 145
Walle Corp Clark Manufacturing 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
Associations International Fayette Professional Services 135
Toyota Logistics Services Scott Logistics 135
TwinSpires Fayette Corporate Office 135
Harrod Concrete & Stone Co Franklin Manufacturing 130
Univance Inc. Clark Professional Services 130
Clark Distributing Co Woodford Wholesale Trade 129
Cintas Corporation Fayette Facility Services 127
Pathology & Cytology Laboratories Inc Fayette 127
EnovaPremier of Kentucky LLC Bourbon Manufacturing 125
Concept Packaging Scott Manufacturing 121
Centria Franklin Retail Trade 120
LBX Co LLC Fayette Manufacturing 120
Nitto Denko Automotive Kentucky Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 120
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Clark Manufacturing 120
Lectodryer LLC Madison Wholesale Trade 119
Piramal Pharma Solutions, Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 118
Fifth Third Bank Fayette Finance 115
KI (USA) Corporation Madison Manufacturing 115
Conduent Madison Outsourcing 112
MBM Food Service Franklin 112
More Than A Bakery Woodford Manufacturing 112
Stoll, Keenon, Ogden Fayette Legal Services 112
Sargeant & Greenleaf Inc Jessamine Manufacturing 110
International Paper 108
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
Industry Products Scott Transportation & Warehousing 100
Star Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 100
Source: Commerce Lexington Inc.; Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development – Updated December 2020