Eighty percent of all RVs sold are made in Elkhart, Indiana. And the industry needs more workers than it's been able to find.
Indianapolis, Carmel, Fort Wayne and Clarksville locations employ about 40 people total.
In the past couple of years, West Central Indiana has created more than 2,000 manufacturing jobs. But it's only filled about 500.
Pence met with Carrier Wednesday afternoon to discuss keeping the company to keep the many Indiana job from moving to Mexico.
Pence says 323 companies, up from 285 in 2014, pledged to create new jobs over the next few years.
The Indiana unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent last month, the lowest level since August 2001.
The company says the layoffs are the result of a decline in demand for coal.
The Hoosier State’s private sector rebounded from August job losses to add 6,600 jobs last month.
Tangram, an Indianapolis-based organization aims to connect people with disabilities to jobs, is working on expanding their model nationwide.
The Hoosier State’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.9 percent last month — the first time it’s been below 5 percent since February 2008.