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.


Company County Description Employees
University of Kentucky Fayette Education 12,800
Kentucky State Government Employees  Franklin Government 11,210
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Scott Manufacturing 8,200
Fayette County Public Schools Fayette Education 7,983
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fayette Government 2,945 Fayette Distribution 2,500
Conduent Fayette Outsourcing 2,500
Eastern Kentucky University Madison Education 2,240
Lexmark International Inc. Fayette World HQ 2,100
KentuckyOne Health Fayette Healthcare 1,757
Scott County Public Schools Scott Education 1,655
Veterans Medical Center Fayette Healthcare 1,565
Baptist Health Fayette Healthcare 1,558
Hitachi Automotive Systems Madison Manufacturing 1,500
Lockheed Martin Fayette Manufacturing 1,100
Lexington Clinic Fayette Healthcare 1,000
Trane Lexington Fayette Manufacturing 800
Montaplast of North America Franklin Manufacturing 800
Hyster-Yale Group Inc Madison Manufacturing 800
Adient US LLC Scott Manufacturing 787
Frankfort Regional Medical Center Franklin Healthcare 750
Webasto Roof Systems Fayette Manufacturing 725
Valvoline Fayette Headquarters 700
Link-Belt Construction Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 675
Big Ass Solutions Fayette Headquarters & Manufacturing 668
McLane Cumberland Jessamine Manufacturing 588
UPS Fayette Transportation and Warehousing 580
LEDVANCE Woodford Manufacturing 569
CMWA Bourbon Manufacturing 553
Galls Inc. Fayette HQ & Mail Order 537
Quad Graphics Woodford Manufacturing 535
EnerSys Madison Manufacturing 520
Federal Bureau of Prisons Fayette Corrections 509
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital Fayette Healthcare 508
Schneider Electric Fayette Manufacturing 500
Toyota Tsusho America Scott Manufacturing 476
Tempur Sealy International Fayette Headquarters 475
Catalent Pharma Solutions Clark Manufacturing 450
Alltech Inc. Jessamine Headquarters & Manufacturing 450
Sherwin-Williams Company Madison Distribution and Warehousing 425
AMZN wacs Inc. Clark Back Office 400
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Fayette Manufacturing 400
McKechnie Vehicle Components Jessamine Manufacturing 391
Aramark Uniform Service Fayette Back Office 385
Aichi Scott Manufacturing 380
Central Bank & Trust Fayette Finance 370
Buffalo Trace Distillery Franklin Manufacturing 366
Leggett & Platt Inc. Scott Manufacturing 360
International Crankshaft Scott Manufacturing 349
Yokohama Industries America Inc. Woodford Manufacturing 341
IBM Global Solutions Fayette Software 310
Beam Suntory Franklin Distillery 304
East KY Power Cooperative Inc. Clark Utilities 300
TOPY America Inc. Franklin Manufacturing 300
Pilkington North America Woodford Manufacturing 300
R J Corman Railroad Group LLP Jessamine Headquarters 281
J.M. Smucker Fayette Manufacturing 280
Vuteq Scott Manufacturing 277
PGW, LLC (Pittsburgh Glass Works) Madison Manufacturing 270
Lexington Dixie Plant Fayette Manufacturing 260
The Okonite Company Madison Manufacturing 260
Avantor Performance Materials Bourbon Manufacturing 235
Amcor Rigid Plastics Jessamine Manufacturing 235
Allconnect Inc. Fayette Call Center 233
Quanex Building Products Madison Manufacturing 233
Mikron Madison Manufacturing 233
AVENTICS Fayette Manufacturing 230
Neogen Corp Fayette Manufacturing 225
Total Quality Logistics Fayette Professional Services 225
Greenheck Fan Corp Franklin Manufacturing 225
The Freeman Corporation Clark Manufacturing 223
Qualex Manufacturing LLC Scott Manufacturing 221
WestRock (RockTenn) Jessamine Manufacturing 220
Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plan Madison Engineering Services 220
Phoenix Transportation Services Scott Transportation and Warehousing 220
Spectrum Fayette Telecommunications 220
Gill Industries Madison Manufacturing 218
Creative Lodging Solutions Fayette Headquarters 217
Ruskin Fayette Manufacturing 213
Save-A-Lot Distribution Center Clark Wholesale Trade 210
Ceradyne Inc., a 3M company Fayette Manufacturing 210
Vermont Casting Group Bourbon 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
Transfreight LLC Scott Transportation and Warehousing  200
Everburn Manufacturing Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 195
Pilkington North America Fayette Manufacturing 190
Richmond Auto Parts Technology Madison Manufacturing 186
KI (USA) Corporation Madison Manufacturing 183
AAA Allied/Energy Insurance Fayette Professional Services 182
Kentucky Blood Center Fayette Healthcare 175
Donaldson Co. Inc. Jessamine Manufacturing 170
Kentucky Eagle Beer Inc. Fayette Wholesale Trade 168
AGC Glass Madison Manufacturing 168
Pizza Wholesale of Lexington Inc. Bourbon Distribution 160
JP Morgan Chase Fayette Finance 160
Dorma Kaba Fayette Manufacturing 160
STEMCO Madison Manufacturing 160
TwinSpires Fayette Corporate Office 155
MPW Scott Industrial Service 151
Cintas Corporation Fayette Facility Services 150
Parker Hannifin Corporation Fayette Manufacturing 150
Orbis Scott Manufacturing 150
Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc Scott Real Estate 150
Toyota Logistics Services Scott Logistics 145
Fifth Third Bank Fayette Finance 140
Associations International Fayette Professional Services 140
OpenText Fayette Software & IT 140
General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. Clark Information Services 137
Concept Packaging Scott Manufacturing 134
Commonwealth Credit Union Franklin Finance and Insurance 129
JP Morgan Chase Woodford Finance  128
Novelis Madison Manufacturing 128
EnovaPremier of Kentucky LLC Bourbon Manufacturing 125
Tiffany & Co. Jewelers Fayette Manufacturing 125
Stoll, Keenon, and Ogden Fayette Legal Services 112
ASAHI Forge of America/Bluegrass Forge Madison Manufacturing 110
Nitto Denko Automotive Kentucky Inc. Fayette Manufacturing 104
Ruggles Sign Co. Woodford Manufacturing 103
Stites & Harbison Fayette Legal Services 100
Source: Commerce Lexington, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development