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.
|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|
|Filtrec S.p.A.||Italy||Filter manufacturing||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|
|Dayton Lamina||Japan||Metal stamping and forming||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 Logistics (Hitachi)||Japan||Trucking||Madison County|
|Home Design Products||Israel||Plastic fabrication||Madison County|
|Mancor||Canada||Metal fabrication||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 Precision Axle||Japan||Auto components mfg||Madison County|
|Sutong Tire||China||Tire import/distribution||Madison County|
|Wild Cat Wind Farm||Canada||Energy||Madison County|
|TOA Winchester LLC||Japan||Auto components mfg||Randolph County|
|INTAT Precision, Inc.||Japan||Auto components mfg||Rush County|
|Gavilon Grain||Japan||Agribusiness||Rush County|
|Helena Chemical||Japan||Agribusiness||Rush County|
|Cormo USA||Switzerland||Agribusiness||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|
|NE USA||Japan||Auto components mfg||Wayne County|
Mid-West Region and State Resources:
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.
Chief Executive Director for JETRO
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:
Paul Roland, Director
IEDC Japan – Tokyo Office
Mr. Jan Wiedemann
IEDC Europe – Berlin Office
Ms. Sabrina Riccardi
Mr. Raju Chinthala
IEDC UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND
Mr. Stephen Bridges
Director, UK & Ireland Office
Tel: +44 (0)1342 893884
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
Sister Cities Programs in East Central Indiana
Anderson Sister Cities:
Yuhang District (of the City of Hangzhou) China
Muncie Sister Cities:
Zhuji City, China
Deyang City, China
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.