Southern Indiana/Louisville has a wide range of employers. Many are nationally known companies that have grown to prominence from their start-up here and maintain their headquarters in the region. A great many are national companies that have a major presence in our region.
Products vary from barge construction to heavy truck assembly, from large home appliances to kitchen cabinets and from electronic components to specialty chemical catalysts.
Our workforce is well-trained with a strong work ethic and supported by our excellent education system for all age levels and needs.
Southern Indiana / Greater Louisville
Southern Indiana has several "home grown" employers, such as Beach Mold & Tool, Discount Labels, FireKing International, Koetter Woodworking, and SAMTEC, Inc., to name a few, who are joined by national concerns such as The Pillsbury Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company, and Hitachi Cable Indiana, Inc. Employers in Greater Louisville include such companies as United Parcel Service, Inc.; Ford Motor Company; GE Appliances; The Kroger Co.; Humana, Inc.; YUM! Brands Inc.; and Papa John’s International. Many of these companies have a long history in the market and are joined by a wide variety of business from banking to health care, from printing to credit card service centers, and from chemicals to energy services.
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Did you know...
...Indiana ranks first in the nation in the number of production jobs created by international investment, according to a 2007 report by IBM's PLI-Global Location Strategies service.
...More than 200 Japanese companies operate in Indiana. They've invested more than $9.3 billion in the state's economy and employ more than 42,000 Hoosiers.
...Indiana was the only Midwestern state and one of only six nationally to receive an 'A' grade for its manufacturing business climate, according to the "Indiana Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card" by Conexus Indiana.
...Manufacturing makes up 19.6 percent of all Indiana jobs, compared to 10.6 percent of total U.S. jobs, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
...Indiana has the fifth best workforce development training programs in the United States, according to Site Selection magazine.
...Indiana has the lowest industrial electricity costs in the Midwest, according to the United States Energy Administration.
...Indiana ranks No. 1 in the Midwest - and fifth in the nation - as a "Best State to Do Business," according to Chief Executive magazine. By comparison, Kentucky ranked 25th; Ohio 35th ; Illinois 48rd and Michigan 46th.
...Indiana ranks first in the nation in the number of production jobs created by international investment, according to a 2007 report by IBM’s PLI-Global Location Strategies service.