A Legacy of Advanced Manufacturing Excellence

Hancock County is rooted in a rich tradition of adaptability with a workforce characterized by skill and determination—the qualities driving modern manufacturers toward unparalleled success. Our region is a testament to the enduring spirit of high-quality manufacturing and dynamic technological evolution.

Fueling Expertise: Empowering the Workforce

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William Huffman, CEO of Greenfield-based Photon Automation, Inc.

Indiana is home to nationally-ranked universities with world-class engineering and manufacturing degree programs. Training initiatives like Next Level Jobs include a powerful advanced manufacturing track dedicated to automation and robotics technology. As a result, Hancock County boasts a deep, highly-skilled workforce.

Our commitment to advanced manufacturing is further fortified by Ivy Tech Community College, where a comprehensive curriculum encompassing automation and robotics, advanced manufacturing, manufacturing operations, and welding prepares the workforce for the challenges of tomorrow.

For precision product manufacturers spanning automotive, aerospace, and medical industries, Hancock County is at the heart of a network encompassing over 2 million workers within a one-hour radius. Our region offers an unparalleled advantage for sourcing talent.

Your Future Flourishes Here

Our utility infrastructure is engineered to withstand the most demanding processes, fortified with abundant water and wastewater capacity. Affordable electricity and gas options, coupled with a high-speed fiber network delivering up to 100 gigabits of synchronous service, ensure your operational needs are met with efficiency.

In Hancock County, the path to advanced manufacturing success is illuminated by a legacy of excellence, a workforce primed for innovation, and a resilient infrastructure poised to support your business aspirations. Join the ranks of Photon Automation, Hitachi Astemo, and Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, who have already found their footing here.