Welcome to Knox County Development Corporation

Opportunity knocks in Knox County Indiana • PO Box 701  Vincennes, IN 47591-0701 • TEL (812) 886-6993 • FAX 812.886.0888 • info@kcdc.com

Our Mission: "To maintain and improve the quality of life, including environmental concerns, for the citizens of Knox County by developing the overall economy of the county."

Our Long Range Goals: 1. Increase the manufacturing percentage of overall employment
                                               2. Increase established basic employers' capital investment and job creation  
                                               3.  Increase the per capita income growth equal to that of the state as a whole.  
                                              4.  Maintain Knox County's role as a regional retail, service, and education center.

Knox County Indiana employers give high marks to their workforce when it comes to measuring productivity levels. The annual employee turnover rate is less than 5 percent, and absenteeism rates range from 0-3 percent per month.

If you have specific needs and do not see a Site or Building to fill them below, contact us - we can help!

Information on our existing industries, the cost of doing businesses, taxes, incentives available, government, services and tools for building a successful business are linked below.

The Median Center of US Population is approximately 20 miles west of Vincennes. Because of its strategic location near the Median Center of U.S. Population and the major urban centers, markets and industries, Knox County is a prime location for development and distribution.

Detailed information on the availability and providers of vital services including electric, gas, fire protection, telecommunications, waste water treatment, portable water, groundwater availability and transportation can be found via this link.

Knox County Indiana is a great place to live and work. The community is equally supportive of raising a thriving family or a successful business. And, it is a true community in every sense of the world. We invite you to take a look around, both this site and the Knox County area. We think you will like what you see.

The Knox County Development Corporation would like to acknowledge the Vincennes Sun Commercial, Indiana Economic Digest, InSide Indiana Business, the Evansville Courier and Press and other area resources for some of the news stories and photographs which appear in our news links. We appreciate their ongoing coverage of events which emphasize the growth of Knox County and its economic development efforts.

The Knox County Development Corporation can assist you from planning to completion of your project. How may we assist you? Note:All services are free-of-charge and inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

Here for You...

Knox County Development Corporation welcomes your inquires and will do everything possible to
assist in your consideration
of Knox County for your next expansion or location.

The US 41 Hwy Industrial
Site has the space you need. Click for details.

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1101 North 3rd Street
PO Box 701
Vincennes, IN 47591
TEL (812) 886-6993
FAX 812-886-0888 info@kcdc.com

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Grow Your Business in Knox County Indiana

The Knox County Development Corporation (KCDC) is the first contact source for economic development in Knox County Indiana. The KCDC is always sensitive to changes in the economy. We make it our business to stay ahead of the curve to ensure our labor force is ready when change comes. Talk to us. We will work with you to provide a home for your company in Knox County, Indiana.

Our operating budget is largely privately funded. KCDC also receives funding through its contracts with the city of Vincennes and Knox County to provide economic development services. Our stated mission is: "To maintain and improve the quality of life, including environmental concerns, for the citizens of Knox County by developing the overall economy of the county."

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US 41 Industrial Park

Some Recent Celebrations in Knox County

Let Us Put You in the Picture...

We Provide

  • Site and building searches
  • Facility location studies
  • Assistance with feasibility studies
  • Assistance with qualifying for incentives
  • Introductory Office Space for qualified candidates
  • Marketing assistance to aid in staffing your facility
  • Training assistance for qualified candidates

Database Maintenance

  • Industrial sites and buildings
  • Free land available
  • Economic and demographic data
  • Regional workforce data
  • Incentives and funding assistance
  • State, local and regional information

This mission is taken very seriously. In a 250 acre industrial park owned by KCDC, five acres have been purchased by CCX. FIA Corporation (Futaba Indiana of America) has built a 500,000 square ft. advanced manufacturing facility to produce internal frame parts for Toyota's Princeton,  Indiana plant on 30 acres, Farbest Foods' $70 million + facility began operations in December of 2013, MacAllister purchased 12.24 acres for the company's expansion into the park and the Vincennes Township Fire Department has a station on the property, providing complete hazmat and emergency sevices onsite should tenants have need. Click here for or details on these capabilities. Potential tenants, including Advanced Manufacturing, Logistical Support and Emerging Energy firms will benefit from the park's location and support sevices.

Knox County Development Corporation welcomes your inquires and will do everything possible to assist in your consideration of Knox County for your next expansion or location.

What Industry Leaders are Saying...

"KCDC has always made it very easy to do business in Knox County in many ways, such as providing contacts and setting up meetings with other business leaders and elected officials, pro-actively coordinating training for the area workforce, and offering financial incentives to help grow our business.  It is a pleasure working with them."

Tim Kiger
General Manager
SCHOTT Home Tech North America

About Schott: For more than three decades, SCHOTT has been a supplier of high-tech glass products in the defense market – with the focus on fiber optics, optical glass products, glass and glass ceramic for armor and hermetic packages for protecting sensitive electronic components. SCHOTT fulfills high-tech requirements from anti-reflective glass for airport towers to cockpit displays and laser glass.