Are you looking to move to Hancock County, or seeking out a new job in the area? Greenfield and surrounding Hancock County have hundreds of employers providing thousands of jobs to our local residents. Here are a few of the top employers in our county, sourced via the Hancock Economic Development Council with data updated in July 2019.

Hancock Regional Hospital

Here on the far east side of Indianapolis, Hancock Regional Hospital is the top employer for Hancock County with approximately 1,250 employees. The goal at Hancock Health is “to give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life.”

This healthcare organization has more than 20 convenient locations for local residents to both work and meet their medical needs. With top-notch healthcare like that at our main hospital, it’s no wonder that Hancock County is the fourth healthiest community in the state of Indiana, and can be found among the top 5% of healthiest communities in the United States.


At approximately 1,050 employees, Covance is the next biggest employer in Hancock County. Covance serves as the pharmaceutical development side of the well-known LabCorp, and is the most comprehensive drug development company in the world.

Covance has been around for decades, and their mission is to “transform today’s healthcare challenges into tomorrow’s solutions.” This pharmaceutical company employs individuals for a wide variety of services including product testing, pathology, toxicology, laboratory trials and clinical development.

Elanco Animal Health

As an agricultural area in the Midwest, it’s likely no surprise that Elanco Animal Health is another one of the top employers in Hancock County. With approximately 770 employees, Elanco produces innovative animal care products in order to improve the health of animals and those who care for them.

As a branch of Central Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company, this business has a rich local history that has expanded globally in the last few decades. With their recent acquisition of Bayer Animal Health in 2020, Elanco is positioned to be a “long-term leader in the growing global animal health market.”

Indiana Automotive Fasteners

Next on our list of top employers is Indiana Automotive Fasteners, with about 750 employees. IAFI has the capability to conduct all fastener manufacturing processes under one roof in their Greenfield plant. Their processes include cold forming, rolling or tapping, heat treatment,  surface treatment and plastic injection molding.

IAFI has also been around for several decades with a commitment to the local community. Quality control and in-house testing are important to their day-to-day progress in order to provide excellent solutions for their customers.

Keihin North America Inc.

Another large automotive company in Hancock County is Keihin North America, coming in at approximately 740 employees. They have a passion for supporting “the mutual development of both our community and our team members, knowing that each one supports the success of the other.”

Keihin manufactures racing and powertrain automotive products, as well as for the management of electronic and climate control. In addition, they produce aftermarket products like carburetors and parts for fuel injection enthusiasts and solutions for a variety of power sports vehicles.

If you find these big employers aren’t the right fit for you, Hancock County is also home to a number of small businesses and restaurants, like those thriving in downtown Greenfield. As a growing city, Greenfield is filled with innumerable opportunities for businesses, leaders and employees to find success in a community that they love.