County seat: Brazil l Population: 26,500 l Labor force: 13,000
Clay County boasts a low cost of living, low crime rate and strong elementary and secondary schools, plus a strong industrial base and a variety of businesses that promote growth and stabilize the economy. Its major industries provide truck trailers, corrugated plastic tubing, metal and tooling, pottery and garden ware, lead oxide, custom machines, auto and aerospace parts and cryogenics. The county has the potential for industrial growth with an inventory of developed properties and a highly qualified workforce.
Major employers: Adenda Corp., BrickCraft, LLC, Britt Aero, Great Dane Trailers, Hancor, Indiana Oxide, IVC Industrial Coatings, KIHM Metal Technologies, JWS Machine, Inc., Morris Manufacturing, National Printing Converters, Process Development and Fabrication, Technifab
Clay County Government
Economic Development Specialist