Business Resources

East Central Indiana International Resources







Companies from all over the world are taking notice of the resources and advantages we offer.  With a stable cost of living, numerous resources within easy reach, and a large, skilled workforce, East Central Indiana is a smart choice for your business.



Company
Country
Description
Location
ShaLee Oils LLC Canada
Recycling of oils and animal fats
Blackford County
Keihin Aircon North America
Japan
Auto components mfg
Delaware, Madison County
Ardagh Group
Luxembourg
Glass mfg.
Randolph, Jay & Grant Counties
Miasa Automotive Spain
Auto components mfg
Delaware County
Magna Powertrain USA
Canada
Auto components mfg
Delaware County
Muncie Power Products Italy Mechanical, hydraulic components
Delaware County
Huhtamaki Finland Disposable plateware
Grant County
AVG North America Canada Auto components mfg Grant County
TS Tech
Japan
Auto components mfg
Henry County
Micronutrients Netherlands Animal feed additives Henry County
American Keeper
Japan
Auto components mfg
Henry County
KVK US Technologies Germany Plastic fabrication
Henry County
FCC (Indiana), LLC
Japan
Auto components mfg
Jay County
Motherson Sumi
India
Auto wire harnesses
Jay County
Nestle
Switzerland
Beverage mfg
Madison County
ELSA LLC
Japan
Auto components mfg
Madison County
Muhlen-Sohn, Inc. Germany
Corrugator belts mfg
Madison County
Greenville Technology, Inc.
Japan
Injection molding, auto parts
Madison County
LeClanche
Switzerland
Lithium ion batteries
Madison County
Altairnano China
Energy storage systems mfg
Madison County
Carter Express, Inc.
Japan
Trucking
Madison County
Home Design Products
Israel
Plastic fabrication
Madison County
Mancor
Canada
Metal fabrication
Madison County
Italpollina Italy Fertilizer Madison County
Sirmax
Italy
Plastic mfg
Madison County
Tecnoplast
Italy
Plastic fabrication
Madison County
Taditel USA Inc.
Israel
Auto parts design and testing
Madison County
Royal Interpack North America (RPNA) Thailand
Plastic recycling
Madison County
Keihin N.A.
Japan
North American HQ/Eng Center
Madison County
NTN Driveshaft
Japan
Auto components mfg
Madison County
NTK Japan Auto components mfg Madison County
TOA Winchester LLC
Japan
Auto components mfg
Randolph County
Applegate Steel, Inc.
Canada
Agriculture equipment mfg
Randolph County
INTAT Precision, Inc.
Japan
Auto components mfg
Rush County
OMEN USA Israel Auto components mfg Wayne County
Holland Colours Americas Inc
Netherlands
Color pigments
Wayne County
Suncall America Inc
Japan
Auto components mfg
Wayne County
Asahi Tec America, Inc.
Japan
Industrial prepress imaging
Wayne County
TBK America, Inc.
Japan
Auto components mfg
Wayne County
Yamaguchi Manufacturing USA, Inc.
Japan
Auto components mfg
Wayne County
Yukiya USA Gasket, Inc.
Japan
Auto components mfg
Wayne County
Perpetual Recycling Solutions Italy Plastics Recycling Wayne County

Mid-West Region and State Resources:


Japan External Trade Organization – Chicago

JETRO Chicago serves the Midwest region, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. JETRO Chicago’s efforts focus on the automotive and advanced manufacturing industries, as well as biotechnology, the life sciences and business services.

Ralph Inforzato
Director of Business Development
(312) 832-6000


German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest

The German American Chamber of Commerce® of the Midwest (GACC Midwest), headquartered in Chicago with a branch office in Detroit, was founded in 1963. GACC Midwest is an integral part of the network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) with 130 offices in 90 countries around the globe. GACC Midwest's continuing mission is to further, promote, and assist in the expansion of bilateral trade and investment between Germany and the United States, especially the Midwest. The organization combines elements of a trade commission, a membership association, and a professional consultancy - quite a unique concept in international trade promotion. GACC Midwest’s territory covers 14 U.S. states: the 13 states of the Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin) and Colorado, comprising together approximately one quarter of the nation’s geographical area, its population, and its GDP. 

Indiana Economic Development Corporation International Offices:


IEDC JAPAN


Paul Roland, Director
IEDC Japan - Tokyo Office
BUREX Kyobashi Suite 603
2-7-14 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku
Tokyo Japan 104-0031
Phone: +81-3-6228-6701
Fax: +81-3-6228-6702
proland@investindiana.com

IEDC CHINA


Michael Wang
C.V.STARR & CO.
No.1111, Level 11,China World Office 1,
No.1 Jianguomenwai Ave., Chaoyang District
Beijing 100004, PR.China
+86.138.1002.8587
Michael.wang@starrcompanies.com


IEDC EUROPE


Mr. Jan Wiedemann
IEDC Europe – Berlin Office
Martin-Buber-Straße 24
14163 Berlin, Germany
Ph: +49-30-814-8842-0
Fax: +49-30-814-8841-10
JWiedemann@investindiana.com
  

The International Center – Indianapolis


For the past 40 years, The International Center has served as a catalyst for Indiana’s international growth. Working in collaboration with businesses, organizations, government agencies, educational institutions and individual citizens, The Center expands Indiana’s global interest in a variety of ways:

• Preparing people and organizations to welcome international dignitaries and visitors, and to foster strong relationships abroad.
• Helping assimilate professionals and their families who relocate to Indiana from around the world.
• Provides global competency training and protocol services to businesses and organizations seeking to bridge countries and cultures, and expand relationships with international colleagues and counterparts.
• Our Asian Learning Center of Indiana helps Hoosiers better understand the history, cultures and emerging business opportunities relating to Asia.

(317) 955-5150
info@internationalcenter.org

The Japan-America Society of Indiana (JASI)


A not-for-profit cultural and educational organization whose mission is to serve as a bridge of friendship between the people of Indiana and Japan. The Society is supported by a diverse membership of individuals, families, businesses and academic institutions. JASI sponsors a wide range of cultural events, networking receptions, business briefings, and public affairs presentations that explore current issues in the Japan-U.S. relationship.

Theresa A. Kulczak,
Executive Director
(317) 635-0123
theresa.kulczak@japanindiana.org

America China Society of Indiana


The Mission of the America China Society of Indiana is to strengthen the Indiana-China business relationship, create mutually beneficial business opportunities, and foster a China-friendly business environment.

Colin Renk
Executive Director
(317) 426-1065
colin.renk@americachinasociety.org

East Central Indiana Resources:


International Business Center


The International Business Center in Anderson will provide a wide range of small business support services for foreign companies looking to start manufacturing in the region.  Working with Purdue University’s College of Technology and Anderson University’s Falls School of Business, Flagship will greatly expand and attract small European and Asian companies who see the many advantages of locating in this region. 

Japanese Resources:


Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana


For over 50 years, Earlham College has been known nationwide as one of the premier undergraduate institutions for the study of Japanese language and culture. In addition to students studying about Japan, approximately 15 Japanese students from Waseda University enroll and study at Earlham each year.  Every April, Earlham College students organize Harumatsuri (Spring Festival) to showcase Japanese culture to the College and Richmond communities.


Japanese Language School – Richmond, Wayne County


Established in 1987, Richmond’s Japanese Language School, located at Hibberd Intermediate School, offers students from Kindergarten to 10th grade who are fluent in Japanese the opportunity to continue their studies in Japanese based on Japanese class curriculum.


Japanese Language School – Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN


The Japanese Saturday School at IPFW is the outgrowth of a recognized need in the Fort Wayne business community to provide Japanese language education for the families of representatives of Japanese firms located in the area.  The JSS annually enrolls students from kindergarten to high school who study language and mathematics according to the general curriculum prescribed by the ministry of Education of Japan.


Sister Cities Programs in East Central Indiana

Anderson Sister Cities:

Yuhang District (of the City of Hangzhou) China


Muncie Sister Cities:

Zhuji City, China
Isparta, Turkey
Deyang City, China
Changhua County,Taiwan
Taraz, Djambul Oblast, Republic of Kazakhstan

Mission of Muncie Sister Cities Program

• Promote economic development opportunities through foreign direct investment into Muncie and provide opportunities for our existing business to do business with our sister city companies.
• Promote education opportunities and exchanges in the elementary, junior and senior high schools.
• Promote mutual friendship, goodwill, and cultural exchanges between citizens of both cities
• Cultivate better understanding and knowledge between both countries.

Richmond Sister Cities:

Richmond Sister Cities Organization in Richmond, Indiana supports international friendship and exchange between our sister cities in Unnan City, Japan, Serpukhov, Russia, and Zweibrucken, Germany (Rose City Partnership.) Richmond has been sister cities with Unnan City since August 1995 and with Serpukhov since April 1988.

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