Companies Enshrined in Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame

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(Image courtesy of Myers Spring Co.) (Image courtesy of Myers Spring Co.)

Eleven companies throughout the state have been inducted into the Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame. The Indiana Manufacturers Association honorees cover the state in cities from Michigan City to Jeffersonville. The organization says the Hall of Fame companies have contributed to Indiana's "healthy, dynamic environment" and the state's economic well-being.

The event was held last week at the Biltwell Event Center in Indianapolis and also included the unveiling of the 2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey from Katz Sapper & Miller LLP and Indiana University, which showed an overall positive outlook, but identified multiple challenges that could affect continued growth.

The Class of 2017 includes:

  • Batesville Casket
  • Clabber Girl Corp. in Terre Haute
  • Geo. Pfau's Sons Co. Inc. in Jeffersonville
  • Hill-Rom Co. Inc. in Batesville
  • Jessen Manufacturing Co. Inc. in Elkhart
  • Michigan City Paper Box Co. in Michigan City
  • Mid-West Metal Products Co. Inc. in Muncie
  • Myers Spring Co. in Logansport
  • Sommer Metalcraft Corp. in Crawfordsville
  • Thomas L. Green, Division of Reading Bakery Systems in Indianapolis
  • Zimmer Biomet Inc. in Warsaw

The Indiana Manufacturers Association represents more than 1,400 companies and was founded in 1901. You can connect to more about the awards by clicking here.

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