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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
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
Italpollina Italy Biofertilizers 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:

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
Chief Executive Director for JETRO
(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:


Paul Roland, Director
IEDC Japan – Tokyo Office
Phone: +81-3-6228-6701
Fax: +81-3-6228-6702


Ms. Weilin Long
Director, China
Tel:  +86.0571.28093753


Mr. Jan Wiedemann
IEDC Europe – Berlin Office
Ph: +49-30-355-143-57


Ms. Sabrina Riccardi
Manager, Italy
Tel: +39-349-119-5565


Mr. Raju Chinthala
Director, India
Tel: 317-416-7210


Mr. Stephen Bridges
Director, UK & Ireland Office
Tel: +44 (0)1342 893884

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

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

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

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.

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.