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Next Gen Mobility

As the world moves to decarbonized, cleaner mobility, we are leveraging our nationally recognized design, engineering, and production strengths to pursue and support next generation mobility solutions, including Electric, Hydrogen, and other alternative fuel vehicles, plus related industries including battery production and autonomous vehicle technologies. 

By the Numbers

4500 +

Employed Regionally in Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

U.S. Average
1 x

Engine & Machinery Manufacturing and Automotive Equipment

1 +

Employed Regionally in Machinery & Engine Manufacturing

Why Columbus, Indiana Should
Be Your New Home

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Employer Insight

Hear from Jeff Wiltrout, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Cummins Inc., talk about exciting industry advancements toward decarbonized mobility, what it’s like to be the largest employer in the community, along with personal insights into workforce recruitment, community assets, and the advantages of doing business in the greater Columbus, Indiana area. 

Specialized Workforce

Access more than 22,000 workers in our region who are employed in Transportation Equipment Manufacturing (NAICS 336) and another 10,000+ workers with Machinery & Engine Manufacturing know-how (NAICS 3336).

Enjoy accessing one of the highest concentrations of Industrial Engineering & Mechanical Engineering concentrations in the U.S.

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Battery Innovation Center

Tap into the resources of Indiana’s Battery Innovation Center, a unique collaborative located less than 90 minutes away, connecting universities, government agencies, and industry leaders for the rapid development, testing and commercialization of safe, reliable and lightweight energy storage systems for commercial and defense customers.

You're In Good Company Here


Cummins Inc., employing approximately 8,000 persons in the region, is making significant investments in clean diesel, hydrogen, and electric powertrains through efforts at their North American Tech Center, EV Division Headquarters, and corporate HQ in Columbus.

Faurecia Clean Mobility

Forvia Group’s Faurecia Clean Mobility operates its North American R&D/Tech Center in Columbus, developing & testing technologies for every step of the zero-emission transition, from ultra-low emission powertrain technologies to power and energy management for battery and fuel cell electric vehicles. 

International Companies

Three dozen international companies have chosen our community for their U.S. home and today collectively employ 9,000 persons in our county, focused primarily on automotive component manufacturing. Leading international automotive companies in Columbus include Faurecia Clean Mobility (France), NTN Driveshafts (Japan), Enkei (Japan), and many more, including Toyota Material Handling’s North American HQ and manufacturing operations, where the company designs, builds, and markets next generation material moving equipment in Columbus.

LHP Engineering Services

LHP Engineering Services, founded in Columbus in 2001, has grown to be the global leader in Functional Safety applications for automotive, aerospace, and other industries, including training, testing, and other solutions in ADAS, Analytics, Embedded Cyber Security and more.  

Leaders in Mobility Innovation

Check out our Engineering Services page for more examples of firms engaged in autonomous, alternative fuel, and other next generation mobility applications. 


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