Major Employers

Major Employers in Jay County and Region

Jay County and east central Indiana have had a rich history in manufacturing. Over the year, the glass industry, automotive industry, stamping industry all have played a prominent role in the overall regional employment. Jay County has a number of manufacturers who rank high both within the county and regionally.

Top Ten Manufacturers – Jay County

CompanyLocationEmployment Level
FCC (Indiana)
clutches and clutch components
Portland751 FT
Mexican related food products
Portland455 FT
mfg. of glass containers
Dunkirk410 FT
Motherson Sumi Systems, Ltd.
auto wire harness
Portland350 FT
ATI - Forged Products
closed-die steel forging
Portland150 FT
polystyrene for packaging
Portland125 FT
Priority Plastics
blow molded plastic containers for ind. use
Portland140 FT
Mosey Mfg.
automotive parts & transmission rings
Dunkirk93 FT
mfg. of screw jacks
Portland81 FT

Top Ten Manufacturers – Region

CompanyLocationEmployment Level
General MotorsMarion1496 FT
Red GoldElwood900 FT
American WoodmarkGas City850 FT
FCC (Indiana)Portland757 FT
Indiana MARUJUN, LLCWinchester534 FT
ELSA, LLCElwood530 FT
DraperSpiceland510 FT
Nestle USAAnderson450 FT
Anchor GlassWinchester441 FT
Ardagh/VeralliaDunkirk400 FT

Top Ten Entities in Jay County

CompanyLocationEmployment Level
FCCPortland825 FT
Jay County SchoolsJay County539 FT
Tyson Mexican OriginalsPortland455 FT
Ardagh/VeralliaDunkirk410 FT
IU Health JayPortland354 FT
Motherson Sumi Systems, LTDPortland350 FT
ATI - Forged ProductsPortland150 FT
SonocoPortland178 FT
Jay County GovernmentJay County165 FT
Priority PlasticsPortland140 FT

Top Ten Entities in Region

CompanyLocationEmployment Level
Ball State UniversityMuncie3741 FT
IU/BMH RegionalMuncie2819 FT
St. John's Health SystemAnderson1640 FT
General MotorsMarion1496 FT
Community HospitalAnderson1466 FT
Pendleton Correctional FacilityPendleton1440 FT
Anderson Community SchoolAnderson1225 FT
Indiana Wesleyan UniversityMarion1037 FT
Henry Co HospitalNew Castle1014 FT
Marion General HospitalMarion1010 FT