Major Employers

Where Fortune 500s and Hoosier Hospitality Collide – Our Midwest community is stacked with successful homegrown businesses

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Greater Evansville is home to over 8,000 businesses—from solo entrepreneurs to big corporations.

Our largest employers specialize in the health care, financial services, education, retail, manufacturing and service industries.

Several employers on our Top 10 list started as very small businesses that grew into global competitors. Check it out!

Vanderburgh County Business Report

Top 10 Largest Employers in Vanderburgh County

Business Industry Employees Interesting Fact
Deaconess Health System (HQ) Health Care 6,500 Serves 28 counties in three states
Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC) K-12 Education 3,450 Third largest school corporation in Indiana
St. Vincent Healthcare Evansville Health Care 3,150 Part of Ascension Health, one of the leading non-profit health systems in the country
Berry Global (HQ) Manufacturing 2,600 Started as an injection molding plant in 1967 and is now a global, publicly traded (BERY) company
University of Southern Indiana Higher Education 2,650 Sits on a 1,400-acre campus that serves 10,734 students
Koch Enterprises (HQ) Manufacturing, Distribution, Information Technology 2,100 Started as a small tin shop in 1873 that grew into 7 diverse companies
TJ Maxx Distribution Center Warehousing, Distribution 1,600 Ships and stores merchandise for the $10 billion Fortune 100 company
SKANSKA Engineering, Construction 1,550 Regional office for one of the largest construction companies in the U.S.
OneMain Financial (HQ) Financial Services 1,250 One of the largest consumer financing companies with 1,600 branches in 44 states
Vectren, A CenterPoint Energy Company Utilities 1,000 Provides gas and electric to over 1 million customers in Indiana and Ohio

Greater Evansville Industry Snapshot

The largest industry sector in the Evansville MSA is Manufacturing, employing 32,697 workers. The next-largest sectors in the region include Health Care and Social Assistance (27,647workers) and Retail Trade (19,286).

High location quotients (LQs) indicate sectors in which a region has high concentrations of employment compared to the national average. The sectors with the largest LQs in the region are Utilities (LQ = 2.16), Manufacturing(2.13), and Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction (1.76).

Source: JobsEQ®  |  Evansville MSA + Gibson County, IN

Economic Overview - Greater Evansville

Science-based Pediatric Nutrition Products for over 100 years

As a global leader in pediatric nutrition, Mead Johnson (now part of RB’s Infant Formula and Child Nutrition business) develops, manufactures, markets and distributes more than 70 products in over 50 countries worldwide. For over a century, the company’s state-of-the-art research, scientific partnerships and commitment to the highest quality and nutritional standards have helped to nourish children for the best start in life. Its “Enfa” family of brands, including Enfamil® infant formula, is the world’s leading brand franchise in pediatric nutrition.

RB is the leading global consumer health, hygiene and home company.

On June 15, 2017 Mead Johnson Nutrition became the Infant Formula and Child Nutrition (IFCN) division of RB.

RB invests $25 million in Expansion (2018)

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