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 …
FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles)
The community’s largest employer, FCA operates 3 transmission plants and 1 casting plant facility in Howard County. This strong Fiat presence has made Kokomo the largest automotive transmission-producing community in the world.
Delphi Electronics & Safety
At the company’s Kokomo Technical Center, Delphi provides a variety of testing programs and environments for the company’s safety and automotive connectivity technologies. At this facility, products can undergo electromagnetic testing, dynamic testing, and environmental testing in a controlled environment.
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.