Doing business in Clinton County puts you closer to suppliers and customers, with Interstate 65 running right through the area. That gives you fast access to Chicago, Indianapolis, and a host of Interstate connections. We’re also just minutes from Interstate-quality U.S. 31 and the Hoosier Heartland Highway, ensuring that you’ll have fast access in every direction. If your company needs rail access, you’ll be glad to know that we’re served by both CSX and Norfolk Southern.
Clinton County has long been attractive to companies that make things for businesses and consumers. After all, in addition to excellent transportation for raw materials and shipping, we have a workforce that grew up around the farm and is accustomed to hard work. Today, we’re still home to manufacturing companies, but their workers are using advanced technologies that were just a dream a generation ago.
FOOD AT EVERY STAGE
Our county boasts some of Indiana’s most productive cropland, making us one of the state’s biggest producers of corn, soybeans, and hogs. So it comes as no surprise that we’re a prime location for companies that either serve or benefit from agribusiness. The food processing industry has had a longtime presence here, benefitting from workers with the unique skills needed to produce food, as well as an abundance of fresh water from an aquifer that’s adjacent to the Frankfort Industrial Park.
KEYING ON KNOWLEDGE
Our employers and communities know that maintaining a strong economy requires well-educated workers with the skills needed by industry. At the K-12 level, local schools offer programs in engineering, aviation, medical education, and manufacturing, including the popular Project Lead the Way engineering-focused curriculum. Ivy Tech Community College and other postsecondary institutions are located nearby, providing classes that give local workers the skills they need, along with certifications in Production Technology and Advanced Manufacturing.