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Top Companies

Major Employers

CompanyLocal EmploymentProduct/ServiceYear Founded Locally
United Parcel Service25,090Package delivery, transportation and logistics1963
Jefferson County Public Schools14,484Educationn/a
Norton Healthcare13,828Health care services1886
Ford Motor Co. (2 plants)13,020Automotive production1913
Humana Inc.12,360Health and well-being1961
UofL Health12,000Health care services2012
The Kroger Co.9,300Retailer1928
Baptist Healthcare System Inc.7,346Health care services1924
Walmart Inc.6,650Retailer1988
University of Louisville6,000Research university, education1798
GE Appliances, a Haier company6,000Home appliances1953
Amazon.com5,700Logistics and customer service2005
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government5,646Metropolitan government1778
Spectrum2,330Call center, cable, Internet 1998
Manna Inc.2,300Quick service & casual dining restaurants1996
LG&E and KU Energy LLC2,240Gas and electric generation and distribution1838
Archdiocese of Louisville2,202Catholic schools, churches, agencies1808
U.S. Census Bureau2,113Government1958
Robley Rex VA Medical Center1,922Health care services1952
Bullitt County Public Schools1,753Educationn/a
Oldham County Public Schools1,710Educationn/a
U.S. Postal Service1,691Mailing and shipping1775
Samtec Inc.1,601Electronic connectors and micorelectronics1976
Rawlings Group1,531Health insurance subrogation and audit services1977
Texas Roadhouse1,452Food Service1993
New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp.1,414Education1956
Brown-Forman Corp1,300Producer & marketer of alcoholic beverage brands1870
Papa John's International Inc.1,485Pizza restaurants1984
Greater Clark County Schools Corporation1,251Educationn/a
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield1,320Health Insurace1938
Caesars Southern Indiana1,200Hospitality1998
Faurecia1,200Exhaust systems, interiors and seat systems1978
JBS USA1,200Pork products1875
Kindred Healthcare Inc.1,185Health care services1985
Clark Memorial Health1,063Health care services1922
BrightSpring Health Services1,058Health and human services provider1974
ADP Inc.1,000Healthcare management, call center
Churchill Downs1,000Racing, gaming and online entertainment1875
Source: Business First, December 2020

Top Publicly Traded Companies

CompanyTotal RevenueProducts and Services
Humana Inc.$64.89 billionHealth and supplemental benefits
Yum Brands Inc.$5.60 billionQuick-service restaurants, including the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Brands
Brown-Forman Corp.$3.36 billionBourbon and spirits producer
Texas Roadhouse Inc.$2.76 billionFull-service, casual dining restaurant chain
Papa John's International$1.62 billionOperates and franchises pizza delivery and carry-out restaurants
Churchill Downs Inc.$1.33 billionRacing, gaming, and entertainment company
Charah Solutions Inc.$545.87 millionAsh-management provider for the coal-fired electric utility industry
Turning Point Brands Inc.$361.99 millionManufactures and markets smokeless and smoke tobacco products
Republic Bancorp$311.13 millionBank holding company
Stock Yards Bancorp Inc.$175.00 millionBank holding company
Sypris Solutions Inc.$87.89 millionProvider of technology-based outsourced services and specialty products
First Savings Financial Group Inc.$83.94 millionBank holding company
Limestone Bancorp Inc.$41.27 millionBank holding company
First Capital Inc.$37.02 millionBank holding company
Creative Realities$31.60 millionDigital marketing technologies
Source: Business First, December 2020

Top Private-Sector Companies

CompanyTotal RevenueLocal EmploymentProduct/ ServiceYear Founded
BrightSpring Health Services$4.86 billion1,114Health and human services provider1974
Kindred Healthcare LLC$3.20 billion1,197Health care services1985
Steel Technologies LLC$2.37 billion191Steel and aluminum flat-rolled processor1971
Signature HealthCARE LLC$1.13 billion1,263Skilled nursing, rehabilitation and therapy services2007
American Commercial Barge Line LLC$974.30 million180Barge transportation, towing, barge cleaning and repairs1915
Material Handling Systems Inc.$963.18 million744Engineer, builder and installer of conveyor and automated sortation systems1999
Samtec Inc.$750 million1,300Electronic connectors and micorelectronics1976
Mercer$602.50 million290Transportation company1977
ISCO Industries$500 million140High density polyethylene pipe distributor1962
Manna Inc.$500 million2,300Quick service & casual dining restaurants1996
Ranked by Revenue Source: Business First, December 2020

Top 10 Manufacturing Companies

CompanyEmploymentProduct/ServiceDate Est. in Area
Ford Motor Company (2 plants)13,020F-series Super Duty Pickup trucks, Expeditions, Navigators and Escapes1913
GE Appliances, a Haier company6,000Home appliances1953
Samtec Inc.1,601Electronic connectors and microelectronics1976
Brown-Forman1,300Producer and marketer of beverage alcohol brands1870
Faurecia1,200Exhaust, interior and seat systems1978
JBS USA1,200Pork products1875
Beam Suntory631Bourbon and spirits producer1795
Heaven Hill Brands Inc.600Producer and marketer of alcoholic beverage brands1935
American Fuji Seal, Inc.593Plastic labels and multi-pack carriers1968
Tower Automotive Bardstown Inc.536Automobile stamping and assembly1994
Source: Business First, December 2020