Ripley County, Indiana is a place where businesses go to grow. With I-74 and a CSX mainline railroad along the northern border of the county connecting businesses here to interstates in all directions, two international airports less than two hours away, it’s easy to see why. Our network of roads and railroads provide easy access and endless shipping options to markets throughout the United States and indeed the world via deep water ports along the East Coast.
The Genesee and Wyoming (CIND) short line railroad offers a 30-mile line to the Honda Manufacturing plant in Greensburg making Ripley County ideal for auto component suppliers. We have many manufacturing and distribution operations that began small and are now growing beyond their wildest expectations. With three shovel-ready business parks and unparalleled connectivity, your business could become our next big success story.
In Ripley County, we’re ready to welcome new businesses of any size. We offer a powerful package of state incentives and loans for new and existing small businesses. Our high schools have partnered with Ripley County Engineering Academy and Project Lead the Way to offer mentorship and career training in high-demand skills including machining, computer numerical controlled (CNC) operations, welding, and diesel mechanics to name a few. And with a 95 percent graduation rate, you can be confident that our students are well-prepared to meet the needs of your business.
You’ll find 80 miles of opportunity in the I-74 Corridor and the perfect location to grow your business here in Ripley County. Contact us today to get started!