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Major Employers in Muhlenberg County Kentucky

Steeped in natural resources, Muhlenberg County possesses a hard working, industrious and dedicated workforce with deep roots in coal mining, lumber, wood processing, agriculture and manufacturing.

TVA plant in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky In 1820 the first commercial coal mine opened in Muhlenberg County along the Green River in Paradise, Kentucky, now home to one of TVA’s largest coal fired electric generating plants representing one of the largest employers in the county.

Major Business & Industry (Manufacturing & Supportive Service Firms Only)

Firm
Product(s)/Service(s)
Employed
Year Established
Central City
Andy Anderson Corp
Newspaper publishing
19
1960
Brewco Inc
Sawmill and pallet mill equipment
25
1989
Brewer Inc
Steel fabricating, gang rip saws and
woodworking machinery, custom machinery
for wood industry.
20
1969
Central Pallet Mills Inc
Pallets
30
1955
Irving Materials Inc
Ready-mix concrete and concrete products
3
1984
Paragon Printing
Offset printing, computer typesetting &
desktop publishing
2
1960
Piper's Saw Shop Inc
Saw blades & sharpening service
37
1989
Re-Tek Inc
Rubber products - Buffings, granules,
powders produced from processing various
scrap rubber. Our products are used for
rubberized athletic track, playground &
equine surfacing.
25
1999
Vaught Brothers Lumber Co
Sawmill; rough lumber & wood chips
8
1989
Drakesboro
Harsco Minerals/Plt 12
Boiler slag processing: roofing granules &
sandblasting materials
35
1988
Greenville
Gourmet Express LLC
Manufacture frozen skillet meals
135
2007
Greenville Quarry and Quality
Blacktopping
Crushed limestone, bituminious asphalt
paving and production, grade and drain,
excavation
60
1948
Muhlenberg County Opportunity
Center
Sheltered workshop; hand packaging of
manufactured goods
8
1966
Plastic Products Co Inc
Plastic injection molding
79
1996
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development 2011

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location of Muhlenberg Kentucky

Percent of US Within 600 Miles of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky...
Population 50%+
(within 120 miles of the Median Center of US Population)
Personal Income 56%
Retail Sales 41%
Manufacturing Employment 51%

Location topo for Muhlenberg County Kentucky