A Place to Thrive
More than 85 manufacturers do business in Steuben County. They have access to a well-educated, skilled workforce. Local and state incentives include tax abatements, tax increment financing, tax credits for job creation and business investments, and funds for employee training and infrastructure development.
The county provides support services to its businesses through the Steuben County Economic Development Corporation, the Steuben County Industrial Guild, five Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), IPFW, Ivy Tech, Trine University, Freedom Academy, and WorkOne NE.
Many of Steuben County's core industries are in these target areas: