In Kokomo, historical inventions drive today’s innovations.
As the birthplace of one of America’s first gasoline combustion-engine cars, stainless steel, signal seeking radios, stellite, and more, Kokomo’s history of innovation and ingenuity spans over 150 years. For this reason, our community has a strong employer presence in the automotive, manufacturing and technology industries.
Here in Kokomo you’ll find …
The community’s largest employer, Stellantis operates 3 transmission plants and 1 casting plant facility in Howard County. This strong Stellantis presence has made Kokomo the largest automotive transmission-producing community in the world.
A global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions enabling the future of mobility.
General Motors Components Holdings
Automotive manufacturer General Motors’ Kokomo operations provide manufacturing capabilities to GM and Delphi, as well as other companies outside of the automotive industry.
With its corporate headquarters in Kokomo, Haynes International is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance nickel- and cobalt-based alloys used in corrosion and high-temperature application. The company has called Kokomo home since its founding in 1912 by famed inventor Elwood Haynes.
For a deeper look at companies doing business here in Kokomo, visit the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce’s Member Directory by clicking here.