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An agricultural community with a heart for expanding business, Benton County offers many available resources. A leader in developing renewable energy in the state, Benton is home to the first commercial wind farm in Indiana. The Teays River, one of the largest underground aquifers in the country, opens the county up to the possibilities of aquaculture.
Benton County has a desire to grow its agricultural roots, offering prime business sites, a lower tax base, and a quality school system to bring development into its small-town atmosphere.
Employers IN BENTON COUNTY
Located between several of Indiana’s great rivers, Carroll County is home to the communities of Camden, Flora, Delphi, and Burlington. Major industries within the county include food processing, manufacturing, and several industrial parks. Carroll is also in close proximity to Purdue University – a world-renowned research institute.
Wildcat Creek and Deer Creek also cut paths through Carroll County, offering ten miles of well-groomed walking and biking trails.
Employers IN CARROLL COUNTY
Situated at the midpoint of the Wabash and Eel Rivers, Cass County offers a population of diversified skilled workers within the agricultural, transportation, manufacturing, and food industries. Also located within the county are Tax Increment Financing Districts, offering unique incentives for investment and job growth for the industrial parks and land.
Celebrating the heritage of the past while looking toward the future is important to Cass County. A variety of outdoor recreation is also available to enjoy, including Lake Cicott, a variety of trails, and community parks.
Employers IN CASS COUNTY
Home to Ivy Tech Community College, Clinton County supports a variety of industries ranging from food processing, agriculture, manufacturing, and transportation. Extensive parks and outdoor recreation are also available, including the Prairie Grass Observatory located at Camp Cullom. The Frankfort Commoms Golf Course is an award-winning course located within Clinton County as well as the Historic Michigantown Gymnasium.
Five distinct communities make up Clinton County, providing area residents with access to many locally owned restaurants, stores, parks, and recreation opportunities.
Employers IN CLINTON COUNTY
With a rich history in steel foundry, Fountain County continues to encourage manufacturing in sectors such as auto parts, metal production, and others. Agri-business and renewable energy are also growing sectors across the county. Part of the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network, Fountain County is one of ten counties working on manufacturing excellence and Next Generation Agriculture in cooperation with Purdue University and Ivy Tech Community College through the Lilly Endowment.
With the Wabash River outlining the western edge, Fountain County has much to offer in outdoor recreation as well as local businesses, restaurants, and small-town communities.
Employers IN FOUNTAIN COUNTY
With Interstate 74 cutting through the county, Montgomery is home to a population of over one million residents. Located within county lines is Wabash College – voted one of US New’s Best Colleges. 25% of local business is based in the manufacturing sector with other business areas including logistics, agribusiness, and education.
Montgomery County is also committed to pursuing renewable energy businesses, such as solar power, to help support the local distribution system and keep electricity rates competitive for residents. Many outdoor recreation locations are located throughout the county, including Shades State Park and Lake Waveland.
Employers IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
With a diverse assortment of manufacturing companies, Tippecanoe County is home to such industries as large engine, automotive, and biological manufacturing. Purdue University is also located within the county and through the Purdue Research Foundation, partnerships with corporate businesses within the community that advance research are sought after. Other county industries include healthcare and education.
Meeting the needs of Tippecanoe County is accomplished through programs to bring skills and training to community residents. Improving the quality of life across the county through outdoor and community-centered initiatives is also important for Tippecanoe.
Employers IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY
While considered one of the most rural counties in Indiana, Warren County is home to industries such as manufacturing, agribusiness, education, and healthcare. With the Wabash River highlighting the eastern edge, Warren County is a part of the Wabash Valley Workforce Consortium, which provides local businesses the opportunity to enroll their employees in college-level courses on topics such as management or related to manufacturing. These courses are taught right in Warren and are offered at little or no cost.
Looking towards the future, Warren County is also a part of several programs to bring more industry and development from a variety of industries. Programs such as the Local Economic Development Organization seek to support local businesses with grants to improve facilities, support start-up companies, and are involved in the Tax Increment Financing program.
Employers IN WARREN COUNTY
Located midway between Chicago and Indianapolis, White County seeks to enhance the economy by facilitating the growth and development of business and industry within its county lines. Agriculture is a large sector of county industry and is supported by a well-developed transportation sector. Green energy is a growing industry in the county, with wind turbines, solar farms, a Landfill Enviro-Watts Generating Plant, and several anaerobic digestion plants.
Positioning the county as a leader in sustainable energy, White County also seeks to improve the opportunities of community members through educational programs and quality of life enhancements, such as the Indiana Beach Amusement Park and Camp Resort.