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Major Employers

Top Publicly Traded Companies

CompanyTotal RevenueProducts and Services
Humana Inc.$54.38 billionHealth insurance and related services through plans for employer groups, government-sponsored programs and individuals
Kindred Healthcare Inc.$7.22 billionHealth care services company operating hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation centers and contract rehabilitation services
Yum Brands Inc.$6.37 billionQuick-service restaurants, including the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Brands
Brown-Forman Corp.$3.86 billionProduces and markets alcoholic beverages, including Jack Daniel's, Southern Comfort, Finlandia Vodka, Casa Herradura and others
PharMerica Corp.$2.09 billionInstitutional pharmacy services provider for health care facilities and pharmacy management services
Texas Roadhouse Inc.$1.99 billionCasual dining concept that operates more than 200 restaurants in 28 states
Papa John's International$1.71 billionOperates and franchises pizza delivery and carry-out restaurants
Churchill Downs Inc.$1.31 billionPari-mutual wagering on live race meetings for Thoroughbred horses; intrastate and interstate simulcast racetrack wagering
Almost Family Inc.$623.54 millionRegional provider of home-health care nursing services, including visiting-nurse and personal-care services
Republic Bancorp$231.5 millionFinancial holding company
Turning Point Brands Inc.$206.23 millionManufactures and markets smokeless and smoke tobacco products
Stock Yards Bancorp Inc.$145.71 millionBank holding company
CafePress Inc.$102.21 millionE-commerce platform provider enabling customers to create, buy and sell customized and personalized products
Sypris Solutions Inc.$91.79 millionProvider of technology-based outsourced services and specialty products
Porter Bancorp Inc. (PBI)$40.37 millionBank holding company
Industrial Services of America Inc.$36.51 millionWaste and recycling management services
First Savings Financial Group Inc.$32.83 millionBank holding company
First Capital Inc.$31.26 millionBank holding company
Source: Business First, December 2017

Top 10 Manufacturing Companies

CompanyProduct/ServiceHQ CityDate Est. in AreaEmployment
Ford Motor Company (2 plants)F-series Super Duty Pickup trucks, Expeditions, Navigators and EscapesDearborn, MI191312,600
GE Appliance & LightingLarge home appliances, lightingFairfield, CT19536,000
Brown-FormanProducer and marketer of beverage alcohol brandsLouisville, KY18701,304
Samtec Inc.Electronic interconnects for several industriesNew Albany, IN19761,200
Publishers Printing Co.Trade publicationsShepherdsville, KY18661,200
JBS USAPork processingLouisville, KY18751,189
FaureciaExhaust, interior and seat systemsLouisville, KY19781,000
Heaven Hill Brands Inc.Producer and marketer of alcoholic beverage brandsBardstown, KY1935632
Tyson FoodsPoultry processorSpringdale, AR1998550
Beach Mold & Tool Inc.Injection-molded plastic parts, contract assemblyNew Albany, IN1972545
Source: Business First, December 2017

Top Private-Sector Companies

CompanyProduct/ ServiceHQ CityDate Est. in AreaEmployment
United Parcel ServiceInternational air hubAtlanta, GA196322,354
Ford Motor Co. (2 plants)Automotive manufacturerDearborn, MI191312,600
Humana Inc.Managed care, HMO, PPO, POSLouisville, KY196112,500
Norton HealthcareHealth care providerLouisville, KY188611,944
Baptist Healthcare Systems Inc.Health care providerLouisville, KY19246,786
Amazon.comLogistics and customer serviceSeattle, WA20056,500
KentuckyOne Helath, Inc.Health care facilitiesLouisville, KY20126,000
GE AppliancesHome appliancesFairfield, CT19536,000
Kroger Co.Retail grocerCincinnati, OH18833,079
Archdiocese of LouisvilleChurches, schoolsLouisville, KY18082,600
Manna, Inc.Quick service & casual dining restaurantsLouisville, KY19962,600
Charter CommunicationsCall center, cable, Internet 2,400
Kindred Healthcare Inc.Long-term health careLouisville, KY19852,216
LG&E and KU EnergyElectric and natural gas utilitiesLouisville, KY18382,201
Papa John's International Inc.Pizza restaurantsLouisville, KY19842,088
ResCare Inc.Home careLouisville, KY19741,948
Signature HealthcarePost-acute and long-term care provider1,558
Churchill DownsRacing, gaming and online entertainment1,526
Centerstone KentuckyMental health services1,340
Rawlings GroupInsurance subrogation1,332
Texas RoadhouseFood ServiceLouisville, KY13,20
Yum! BrandsQuick-service restaurantsLouisville, KY19971,314
Brown-FormanProducer & marketer of alcoholic beverage brandsLouisville, KY1,304
Horseshoe Southern IndianaHotel, casino, restaurants1,239
Source: Business First, December 2017