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Why Auburn?

Why choose Auburn? Take your pick from our many advantages!


 

  • Community-owned fiber optic infrastructure supports delivery of telecommunications services (phone / voice, Internet, and TV), facilitates the utilization of smart grid technology and manages the distribution of electricity throughout the City's service territory
  • Lowest municipal electric rate in state
  • Municipally-owned water and sewer system that has been supporting businesses and residents with low rates for decades
  • Proximity to Internet 2, one of the country’s eight major fiber optic cable spines
  • Central location in the Midwest that is within a day’s drive to more than 75 percent of the U.S. and parts of Canada
  • Close proximity to two airports, rail lines and several metro highways
  • Less than 200 miles from Indianapolis, Chicago and Detroit
  • Extensive manufacturing and transportation/logistics networks
  • Employer base that is strong in both large corporations as well as small businesses and start-ups

Business View Magazine: Auburn, Indiana: Tradition, Innovation, Progress

Major Auburn Employers


 

  • Artistic Carton
  • Auburn Gear
  • C&A Tool
  • Carlex Glass
  • Cooper Standard Automotive
  • DeKalb Health
  • DeKalb County Central United School District
  • Eaton Corporation
  • FXI (Foamex)
  • Metal X
  • Metal Technologies Inc
  • Rieke Packaging
  • Scot Industries
  • Tower Automotive
 
 

Mayor's Corner

June 3, 2019
By Chris Schweitzer, General Manager, AES With Dave Vanderbosch, Garrett Electric Superintendent Auburn Essential Services (AES) and the City of Garrett are expanding their partnership once again—with a fiber to the home (FTTH) pilot being launched …
September 22, 2017
By Norman Yoder, Mayor of Auburn There’s been a lot of discussion about the Auburn Community Pool especially after it was announced that this past summer was its last one of operation. Many want the city to keep the pool open. I understand those sen…
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January 31, 2019
Auburn Essential Services (AES) is joining Auburn Main Street (AMS) in helping the community form connections and make memories during “We Love Auburn” month. This year, AES is sponsoring a synthetic ice rink that will be available Feb. 9-10 f…
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  • June 17, 2019
    ANNOUNCEMENT: Although Wayne St and Auburn Dr will have some closures this week, all area businesses remain open.
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