Elkhart County supports a range of existing businesses, and targets a diversification of industry through a variety of local programs and resources. Learn more

Target Industries

Indiana ranks high in low taxes, 1st among Midwestern states for favorable corporate taxes, 4th among states for low property tax index and 9th for low individual income tax index. Learn more

Available Assets

80% of the labor force in Elkhart County is in manufacturing and Indiana ranks 3rd in the country in Manufacturing GDP for states where Manufacturing is the number 1 industry. In fact, Indiana is one of only 6 states to receive a grade of “A” for friendliness to manufacturing and logistics. Learn more

Trained Workforce

Indiana is in the median center of U.S. population with the distribution advantage that 70% of the U.S. population is within a days drive of the state. Learn more

Excellent Access

Elkhart County promotes commercial investment opportunities for innovation-based industries such as nanotechnology, robotics, alternative energy and high-tech manufacturing. Learn more

Business Resources

Raising the Cyber-Health of Your Business!

September 18, 2018, 8:30AM – 10:00AM at the EDC of Elkhart County

Purdue MEP presents a brief introduction to cybersecurity as it relates to small business, including the following objectives:

  • Understanding the current Cyber Threat facing small/medium businesses
  • Introducing an Effective Method to Raise the Cyber-Health of Your Business using the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171 as a guide.
  • Learning more about Purdue MEP’s Cybersecurity Assessment and Remediation Program

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Collaborative Robotics

FREE Half-Day Seminar
October 30, 2018  Morning Class 8:30AM – 11:00AM
Here is another chance for your company to learn more about collaborative robotics.  If you missed the seminars held in June, you will have another chance to register for the next seminar.  Is your company faced with a workforce shortage? Are you having difficulties finding qualified people to work in your factory? Come learn how collaborative robotics can help solve your workforce challenges.

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Discover WHY Elkhart County Works!


 

“That’s the kind of relationship you need between a business and its community.  We love having (the EDC) here whenever we need them.  They have helped me out on a number of occasions.  It’s been a great relationship.  I’ve been able to call them in for resources in many different situations since I have been here.”

Jim Butler, Plant Manager at Benteler Automotive Corp (Elkhart Truth Business and Industry 2017) 

 

Recent News

Elkhart County economic development efforts praised

$207K earmarked for Economic Development Corporation funding JOHN KLINE THE GOSHEN NEWS | Jul 16, 2018...

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ELKHART COUNTY COUNCIL; Hundreds more RV jobs are coming; C.R. 17 extension planning begins

JOHN KLINE - THE GOSHEN NEWS | Jul 14, 2018 GOSHEN — More RV-related jobs could soon be on their way to...

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2018 Wage & Benefit Survey

Welcome to Elkhart County's 2018 Survey of Wages and Benefits.  Your participation enables us to publish and distr...

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The Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County is a Public-Private Partnership serving the County, Cities, Towns, Businesses, and Residents of Elkhart County.  We are the “One-Stop Shop” for all of your Business Attraction and Expansion needs.

Our Mission is to create an economically vibrant community by recruiting, retaining, and strengthening our economic base; being a catalyst for diversification, innovation, and economic change. We accomplish our mission by working with companies looking to locate or expand in Elkhart County.

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