Danville, KY Business Overview

Danville, KY is a regional hub for health care, education, cultural events and active recreation.

By Kevin Litwin on December 11, 2013 at 10:14 pm EST
Timberland Headquarters in Danville, KY


Danville-Boyle County is a regional hot spot for health care, post-secondary education, cultural events and recreation. Danville’s central location‚ a good technical-education system‚ and an eager and industrious workforce are all reasons why manufacturing is a thriving part of this area's economy. In addition to manufacturing and distribution, wide-ranging professional expertise, and a full complement of service businesses, Danville offers historic charm that draws in businesses and customers.

Top Industrial Employers

Five firms stand out as the largest players in the local economy: RR Donnelley, American Greetings, Berry Plastics, Denyo Manufacturing Corp., Caterpillar Inc., Dana Corp. and Timberland Co.


AdMart International creates signs that capture the attention of admirers and customers alike. Whether it's a simple, traditional sign or a high-tech digital sign, AdMart Custom Signage can make whatever signs customers desire. With 25 years of experience in the signage industry, AdMart has created signs for numerous businesses using everything from traditional acrylic and foam to modern digital technology.


Denyo Manufacturing Corp. was founded in 1948 under the name Japan Welding Machine Co. Ltd. The Danville plant of Denyo Manufacturing now makes high-quality generators for use in residential and commercial applications.


The Danville branch of Caterpillar Inc. was established in 1998. Employing approximately 100 people, the Danville branch manufactures track pins and bushings for use in tractors.


The Danville-Boyle County branch of Panasonic Appliances Co. of America was established in 1990. This branch employs roughly 130 people to design and engineer numerous types of vacuum cleaners. These vacuum cleaners are used in commercial and residential applications and feature different styles, such as canister and upright vacuums.


The Timberland Co. manufactures  name-brand outdoor footwear in addition to its clothing line and accessories. One of Timberland's two North American distribution centers is in Danville. This center and Timberland's Ontario, Calif. center, are responsible for distributing Timberland footwear to dealers across the United States. Timberland was ranked one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For 2007” by CNNMoney.com.

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