6.4x U.S. average for Machinery & Engine Manufacturing employment 3.4x U.S. average for Transportation & Automotive Equipment Mfg. 3.8x U.S. average for Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg. 3.7x Wood Products Mfg. 2.0x Fabricated Metal Product Mfg.
The target industries of the South Central Indiana region are based on its inherent strengths. With over 31% of employment tied to manufacturing, South Central Indiana continues to create a environment that grows existing manufacturing and attracts new manufacturing operations.