Friday, October 12, 2018
On National Manufacturing Day, observed Oct. 5, 22 companies announced plans to locate to or expand in 17 counties across Indiana, together committing to invest more than $154 million in operations and create up to 1,090 new jobs over the next several years.
The 22 companies planning expansion include both Hoosier-owned businesses and global companies with international headquarters in countries like Japan, Germany and Sweden. These companies will create new jobs in areas including automotive, food and beverage, glass and metals, machinery and more.
Indiana is a leader in manufacturing, with 8,500 manufacturing facilities and the highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the nation, supporting one in five Hoosier jobs. The state’s manufacturing industry is diverse and includes the world’s largest RV production, the country’s largest steel production, and the second-largest automotive sector in the nation by gross domestic product.
Manufacturers in Indiana have added 107,300 new jobs since July 2009, ranking No. 2 in the nation and growing at a rate of 25 percent.
Below are the companies planning to expand in Indiana:
For more information on these companies, click here.