Wayne County is home to a diverse number of companies representing several different industry sectors.

Top 50 Employers

Company Product Employed
Reid Health Healthcare 2,998
Richmond Community Schools Education 723
Belden Wire Product Manufacturer 707
Sugar Creek Brandworthy Food Solutions Food Processor 575
Richmond State Hospital Hospital 435
Primex Plastics Corporation Plastic Sheeting Manufacturer 420
Wayne County Government Municipality 400
City of Richmond Municipality 400
Earlham College Higher Education 388
Color Box Packaging 370
Indiana University East Higher Education 350
DOT Foods, Inc. Food Re-Distribution 270
Wolverine Worldwide Customer Service Center 208
Berry Global Extruded Plastics Manufacturer 200
Osborn International Wire Brush Manufacturing 187
Centerstone Mental Health Services 186
Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center Youth Treatment Center 170
Contract Industrial Tooling Packaging & Machine Tooled Parts 167
Blue Buffalo Co. Pet Food Processor 159
Suncall America  Precision Gearing 154
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Information Processing Center 150
SmithFoods Richmond Indiana Dairy Processor 150
Transcendia (formerly Transilwrap Company Inc.) Extruded Plastics Manufacturer 150
First Bank Richmond, N.A. Local Bank 145
Ivy Tech Community College Higher Education 145
Richmond Baking Company Food Manufacturer 139
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Pet Food Processing 132
Vandor Corporation Cremation Prod. / Auto Injection Molding 132
B&F Plastics Extruded Plastics 131
Meridian Health Services Healthcare 130
Precision Wire Assemblies Wire Harness Manufacturer 120
Ahaus Tool & Engineering Inc Machine Tool and Die 112
Silgan White Cap Metal Bottle Cap Manufacturer 112
Richmond Power & Light Utility Provider 106
Madison-Kipp Corporation (formerly Omen USA) High Pressure Aluminum Die Casting 100*
Johns Mansville Insulation 95
TBK America Inc Oil and Water Truck Pumps 92
Master Brand Cabinets Customer Service Center 89
Holland Colours Americas Inc.  Plastic Colorant Manufacturer 86
West End Bank Local Bank 82
Elevator Equipment Company Elevator Equipment Manufacturer 80
Purina Animal Food Processing 80
Matthews Aurora Casket Manufacturer 78
Autocar Chassis Manufacturer 76
Quanex Building Products Door Harness Manufacturer 76
The Recycling Center Metal Recycling 75
Primex Design & Fabrication (formerly Woodruff Corp.) Packaging for Automotive Parts 70
JM Hutton & Company Metal/Wood Casket Mfg/Stamping 66
Taconic Bioscience Genetically Modified Mice and Rats 60
DAK America (formerly Perpetual Recycling Solutions) Plastic Recycling 59


This page is updated throughout the year. Please email sarah@whywaynecounty.com to update your company’s employment number.

* Projected jobs

**NOTE: The EDC of Wayne County strives to provide the most up-to-date information possible regarding employment numbers for Wayne County companies. Employment numbers are updated through company visits conducted by the EDC or provided by employers when circumstances change. Please note, numbers presented on this webpage are subject to change and may not represent the most current employment numbers of a given company.