Toyota Indiana made its home in Southwest Indiana employing over 5,000 workers and produces the Sienna “Swagger Wagon” minivan, Sequoia full-size SUV and the popular Highlander and Highlander Hybrid SUVs. Toyota Indiana has invested over $4.1 billion in the region and produces over 300,000 vehicles per year.
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineering materials delivering high-quality customized solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.6 billion during the 2013 fiscal year. With their world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the company’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY.
SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics with an 80-year history of breakthrough solutions that solve its customers’ most pressing challenges. Today, Innovative Plastics, is a multi-billion dollar company with operations in more than 35 countries and approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. The investments in new polymer technologies, global application development, process technologies and environmentally responsible solutions that serve diverse markets such as Healthcare, Transportation, Automotive, Electrical, Lighting and Consumer Electronics. The company’s extensive product portfolio includes thermoplastic resins, coatings, specialty compounds, film, and sheet. Innovative Plastics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).
Southwest Indiana is a hub for industrial manufacturing and power production. Since 1964, Industrial Contractors Sanska has been providing turnkey design, construction and maintenance services for a wide range of clients in the power and energy, commercial, and industrial markets; Industrial Contractors Skanska employs 2,460 workers.
AT&T located a call center in Evansville and reconstructed a vacant big-box store into a state-of-the-art telecommunications center. AT&T has over 815 employees in Evansville.
Mead Johnson Nutrition, the global leader in science-based pediatric nutrition, opened the Pediatric Nutrition Institute, a $26 million facility capable of matching manufacturing processes and testing new equipment to make product development more efficient, and increase the speed of bringing innovations to the children who need them. Mead Johnson’s manufacturing headquarters is located in Evansville, Indiana, as well, employing 925 people. The company continues to invest in the region, with its recent expansion announcement in 2014 of a $35 million investment and additional jobs.
Haier America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Haier Group, the world’s #1 major appliance brand as ranked by Euromonitor International 2014, and a global leader in consumer electronics. Haier employs more than 70,000 people around the world and distributes products in more than 100 countries and regions with global revenues reaching $32.1 billion in 2014.
In 2015, Haier established a 30,000 square-foot product research and development tech center in Evansville, Indiana and will be focusing on support and development for the North American market including home appliances, comfort and entertainment products.