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A number of great US and International companies have chosen Greater Lafayette to establish their roots, make new investments and employ the talented individuals we have throughout the region.


Sector: Automotive; Employs: 5,600

 Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA) manufacturers Subaru Outback, Legacy, Impreza and starting in 2018, the Ascent.  SIA is the only Subaru auto assembly plant in the United States with its Japanese headquarters being located in Ota City, Japan. SIA is also known for their environmental stewardship with being a zero landfill manufacturing facility to the 100’s of acres of wildlife habitat.  For more detail, please visit

Sector: Truck Trailer; Employs: 3200

Wabash National Corporation is the leading producer of trailers in North America, which ranks them as the second largest in the world.  Wabash specializes in platform trailers, refrigerated vans, frac tanks, intermodal equipment, portable storage and much more. For more detail, please visit

Sector: Construction Machinery & Equipment; Employs 1,800

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  The Lafayette facility continues to lead globally in the production of diesel engines. For more detail, please visit

Sector: Mechanical Power Trans Equipment; Employs: 765

Oerlikon Fairfield is a leading manufacturer of engineered gear and drive products for OEMs throughout the world for more than 90 years. For more detail, please visit

Sector: Aluminum; Employment: 723

Arconic is a global leader in multi-material, precision-engineered products and solutions for high-growth markets for alumina and aluminum products.  For more detail, please visit

Sector: Pharmaceutical; Employs 655

Evonik in Lafayette produces active ingredients and intermediates for the areas of bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing for cancer drugs and animal health products for veterinary drugs.  The facility is known for advanced particle engineering expertise to ensure successful HPAPI formulations as well as large fermentation capacity. For more detail, please visit

Employs: 26

Worwag Coatings, LLC has developed and produced high-quality coatings for a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications.  Those coatings include liquid & powder coatings and painted films for vehicle exteriors and interiors, car bodies and commercial vehicles, automotive components and much more.  For more detail, please visit

Sector: Steering Systems & Equipment; Employs: 600

ZF Commercial Steering is the headquarters for the commercial steering division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG.   Development of new passenger technology, transmission, commercial steering including the up and coming autonomous driving technologies. For more detail, please visit

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Sector: Aviation

GE Aviation is a global leader in jet engines and aircraft systems.  The Lafayette facility assembles the new LEAP engine of the CFM International, a 50/50 joint company of GE and Snecma of France. The LEAP engine provides power to Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX and COMAC C919 aircraft for airlines worldwide.  For more details, please visit

Sector: Automotive

In the Purdue Aerospace district, Rolls Royce conducts research and development for jet engine components.  Rolls Royce designs, develops and test the jet engine components as well as collaborate with Purdue researchers through corporate partnerships. For more detail, please visit,-purdue-aerospace-takes-flight-with-new-jet-engine-facility.html

Sector: Pharmaceutical

Triclinic Labs provides industry-leading contract pharmaceutical and fine chemical development services.  They are FDA registered and inspected laboratory with DEA controlled Substance License. For more details, please visit

Sector: Automotive, Mechanical

LiquidSpring conceived the idea and development of the liquid spring strut over 20 years ago to fulfill the need of providing a more reliable and better performing suspension system for off-highway mining trucks.  Continued innovative efforts have resulted in technological breakthroughs for many other applications to also service the on-highway systems.  For more detail, please visit

Sector: Aviation

Swift Fuels is a global leader in the development of high-performance unleaded aviation fuels. They have also developed a renewable jet fuel called SwiftJet, which is currently being evaluated by the FAA’s Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise program.  For more detail, please visit

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