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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

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
 
 

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September 18, 2018
Part of our quarterly Storm Water Series by Todd Sattison, WPC Program Coordinator There are a surprising number of resourceful and beautiful landscape methods to handle the problem of storm water. Not only can excess residential storm water be removed vi…
September 22, 2017
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September 10, 2018
The Auburn Police Department will be issuing 2018 DeKalb County Free Fall Fair Resident Parking Permits on the following dates between 10am – Noon and 1-5pm: Monday, Sept. 17 Tuesday, Sept. 18 Wednesday, Sept. 19 Friday, Sept. 21
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