Home to a Long Tradition of Innovative Manufacturing
Avon, Indiana is just minutes from the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, and while our area’s known for fast cars, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has long been a cauldron for the development of innovations that were born in motorsports and spread throughout industry. That focus on innovation and competition helped make Central Indiana a leader in manufacturing, a position our area continues to hold.Auto component manufacturers makers appreciate the fact that Avon is within two hours of numerous auto and truck manufacturing facilities.
That’s why we have a ready-made labor shed for companies involved in precision manufacturing. In the 19 counties that are within an hour’s drive of local employers, you’ll find nearly 1.3 million highly skilled and educated workers who are ready to tackle your company’s challenges. We’re keeping the workforce pipeline full through extensive employer-focused education and training programs in fields such as robotics, engineering, CNC machining, welding, and logistics. Some of the leadership for those efforts comes from the engineering and technology innovators at Purdue University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, both of which are about an hour from Avon. And of course, Indiana has long been a right-to-work state.
Our established utility providers have plenty of capacity to accommodate future growth, along with some of the lowest utility rates manufacturers will find anywhere for electricity, natural gas, water, wastewater, and redundant broadband services.
And when your products are ready to go to consumers or your OEM customers, you’ll appreciate our network of Interstate and Interstate-grade highways that puts Avon within a day’s drive of more than 145 million consumers — nearly half of the total population of the lower 48 states!