County seat: Terre Haute l Population: 106,000 l Labor force: 50,450
Vigo County is the largest of the six West Central Indiana counties in population and is the region’s hub for employment, retail, health care, education, the arts, entertainment and related services. It offers employers the advantage of a large, skilled and trainable workforce and is at the center of the region’s vital transportation networks. Local incentives and business assistance programs make it possible to customize incentive packages for business needs. The county’s key industries include plastic compounding, production of plastic film and packaging, CDs/DVDs, building products, steel, engine and auto parts, baking powder and sweeteners, and snack foods, education (with five institutions of higher education) and the service sectors.
Major employers include: AET, Alorica, Ampacet, Bemis, CertainTeed, Clabber Girl Corporation, CSN, GE Aviation, Indiana State University, Kellogg, Sony DADC, Terre Haute Regional Hospital, ThyssenKrupp Presta, Union Health System, United States Federal Correctional Complex, Vigo County School Corp.
Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation (Vigo County)
Steve Witt, President
630 Wabash Avenue, Suite 101
Terre Haute, IN 47807