Companies that employ new technologies to make products have found a home in Hamilton County, where the innovation-based manufacturing is thriving.

Ambu Inc. conducts research and development and manufactures cutting-edge equipment used for anesthesia, emergency care, patient monitoring and diagnostics in its Noblesville facility. SMC Corp. of America, headquartered in Noblesville, tailors its pneumatic automation equipment to specific customer needs while conducting R&D to develop products for the future. IMMI, Westfield, produces advanced safety systems for a wide variety of motor vehicles.

Noble Industries, which fabricates sheet metal, tubes and steel wire, is expanding its Noblesville facility to better serve its customers. And ID Castings LLC, which recently took over the former Noblesville Foundry, reportedly plans to invest $51.4 million to overhaul the factory, where high-speed molding machines will create finely detailed castings quickly and economically.

IDI Composites International (IDI) is the premier global custom formulator and manufacturer of thermoset molding compounds for molders and OEMs. Headquartered in a 120,000 square foot manufacturing facility and research center in Noblesville, IN (USA), IDI has a strong presence in the international thermoset composites market.