Harrodsburg-Mercer County Industry
The Mercer Chamber of Commerce opened the Gene Royalty Industrial Park to encourage industry within the community and to promote this area for new business investment.
Harrodsburg, the county seat of Mercer County, is the home of 8,161 people within the city limits and 22,024 countywide. Located in central Kentucky’s Bluegrass region, Harrodsburg is at the center of a 14 county labor market area with a total population exceeding 673,381.
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Demographics and Economic Statistics
Standardized and detailed statistics for Harrodsburg and Mercer County are maintained by Kentucky state government’s Cabinet for Economic Development. These statistics are available on Harrodsburg’s community profile.
The largest employment sector of the Harrodsburg economy is manufacturing. Approximately 30% of workers employed in Mercer County are employed at one of the community’s manufacturing operations. Manufacturing firms located in Mercer County are:
KeyTronicEMS (formerly Ayrshire Electronics)
Harrodsburg, KY 40330 |
Electronic manufacturing services including printed circuit board assemblies, final unit assembly and testing. Sales office only in Harrodsburg.
NAICS Codes: 334418, 335999
Employment: Business Office in Harrodsburg
Corning Incorporated – Display Technologies
680 East Office Street | Harrodsburg, KY 40330 | 859-734-3341
AMLCD glass substrate – thin, durable, highly scratch resistant cover glass used in portable handheld electronic devices
NAICS Codes: 327211
Expansion - August 3, 2010
Investment 2017: $200 Million from Apple
Investment 2020: Currently APPLE investing an additional $250 Million
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.
955 Warwick Road | Harrodsburg, KY 40330 | 859-734-9451
Automobile electric and electronic components
NAICS Codes: 493110, 335912, 336322
November 10, 2009
September 16, 2010
October 17, 2011
Toyota Boshoku America
1120 Industry Road | Harrodsburg, KY 40330 | 859-734-6000
Automotive plastics components & interior sub-assemblies
NAICS: 326199, 336360
1150 Industry Road | Harrodsburg, KY 40330 | 859-734-0538
Paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue & sanitary paper products
NAICS Codes: 322121, 322291
Expansion - April 13, 2011
Kentucky Utilities Company
Operates a major electric generation station
Employment: 133 F/T KU employees, 54 F/T resident contractor employees. The EW Brown site is the only power station in KY that includes coal, natural gas, hydro, and solar generation.
The expansion projects for these local manufacturers totaled nearly $500,000,000 in capital investment, resulting in the creation of approximately 360 direct new jobs.
Relocation to Harrodsburg
HMCIDA in cooperation with the Mercer Chamber of Commerce provides helpful information for individuals relocating to Harrodsburg for employment at one of the community’s manufacturing plants. This information is available by contacting the Mercer Chamber of Commerce at 859-734-2365.
Mercer County Chamber of Commerce
1150 Danville Rd, Suite 100
Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
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