Top 10 Manufacturing Companies  

Company

Product/ Service

HQ City

Date Est. in Area

Employment

Ford Motor Company (2 plants)  

F-series Super Duty Pickup trucks, Expeditions, Navigators and Escapes  

Dearborn, MI 

1913 

12,990  

GE Appliance & Lighting  

Large home appliances, lighting 

Fairfield, CT 

1953 

6,000 

Publishers Printing Co.  

Trade publications  

Shepherdsville, KY  

1866  

1,400  

Brown-Forman   
Producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands   
Louisville, KY    
1870 1,300

Samtec Inc.      

Electronic interconnects for several industries  

New Albany, IN  

1976  

1,300  

JBS USA     
Pork processing Louisville, KY 1875 1,180

Faurecia  

Exhaust, interior and seat systems

Louisville, KY  

1978  

875  

Jeffboat  

Engineering and construction of inland and offshore boats and barges  

Jeffersonville, IN  

1938  

826  

Beach Mold & Tool Inc.

Injection-molded plastic parts, contract assembly  

New Albany, IN  

1972

600  

Tyson Foods

Poultry processor  

Springdale, AR  

1998  

550  


Source:  Business First, August 2016