INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – ARaymond, global manufacturer of fastening and assembly systems for the the automotive, energy, agriculture, healthcare, and construction markets was inducted into the 2023 Indiana Manufacturers Association's (IMA) Hall of Fame on October 18, 2023, in Indianapolis, at the Biltwell Event Center. ARaymond was chosen from a select group of Indiana manufacturers for its positive achievements and contributions to the manufacturing industry, as well as an ongoing commitment to its employees and the area community. 

ARaymond draws from over 155 years of expertise to create sustainable value-added fastening and assembly systems. Their expertise encompasses design, development, prototyping, and manufacturing. The ARaymond Logansport, Indiana facility began in December of 1946, when three men developed a plan to manufacture and sell metal stampings using multi-slide bending equipment. 

Today, the ARaymond Manufacturing Center in Logansport is focused on stamping, bending, assembly, and surface treatment of metal products for the mobility, energy, and construction markets. Throughout 2023-2024, the facility will once again be evolving with new state-of-the-art finishing processes that will better serve our customers’ needs today and into the future.

“The IMA Hall of Fame Inductions are held to celebrate and recognize the positive achievements made by Indiana manufacturing companies, and to honor their contributions in furthering manufacturing in Indiana,” said IMA President and CEO Brian Burton. “Additionally, these inductions serve to bring attention to our industry and make the public aware of manufacturing’s enormous impact on the Hoosier economy.” Burton continued, “We congratulate ARaymond for their outstanding work and continued dedication in making Indiana a manufacturing powerhouse.” 

Larry Barker, Plant Manager of the ARaymond Logansport explained:
“We at the ARaymond Logansport facility are highly honored to be recognized by the Indiana Manufacturers Association through our induction to their Hall of Fame. 
Creating positive impact in both the Logansport community and in our ARaymond community are the driving force of our strategy and operations.
We look forward to our continued interaction and growth with them moving forward.”

Indiana manufacturing continues to be one of the highest-paying industry sectors in the state, accounting for nearly 30% of the state’s total output and employing approximately 20% of the workforce.


About the Indiana Manufacturers Association
Formed in 1901, the Indiana Manufacturers Association is the second oldest manufacturers association in the country and the only trade association in Indiana that exclusively focuses on manufacturing. Manufacturing is the driving force of Indiana’s economy, employing more people and contributing more to Indiana’s gross domestic product than any other industry. The Indiana Manufacturers Association, representing more than 1,100 companies, is dedicated to advocating for a business climate that creates, protects, and promotes quality manufacturing jobs in Indiana. The staff of the Indiana Manufacturers Association are recognized experts in areas including tax, environment, labor relations, human resources, energy, workforce development, and health care. To learn more about how membership can be a be a benefit for your company, visit