Our employers help to define our community. Elkhart County is home to a variety of business and industry that comprise a diversified and dynamic economic base. Elkhart County boasts opportunities in advanced manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, government, education and more.

Our leading employers include:

Business Name


# of Employees

Thor Industries, Inc. Manufacturing 13,622
Forest River, Inc. Manufacturing 10,000
Lippert Components, Inc. Manufacturing 5,500*
Beacon Health System Health Care 2,600
Patrick Industries Manufacturing 2,900
Elkhart Community Schools Educational Services 1,800
Indiana University Health Goshen Health Care 1,517*
Goshen Community Schools Educational Services 1,442*
Supreme Industries Manufacturing 1,200*
Martin’s Super Markets Retail 900
Elkhart County Government Government 1,021*
Utilimaster Manufacturing 849
KIK Custom Products Manufacturing 800
MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc Manufacturing 850*
Bennington Marine Manufacturing 604
Newmar Manufacturing 915
Norfolk Southern Railway Company Transportation 600
Fairmont Homes | Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. Manufacturing 705*
City of Elkhart Government 705*
Middlebury Community Schools Educational Services 596*

(Source: EDC of Elkhart County Research 01.2018) (* Indicates 2017 Data)