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Muncie, Indiana

Asbestos Exposure in Muncie, IN

Muncie is a city in Delaware County in east central Indiana. Since its settlement in 1827, and incorporation in 1865, Muncie has grown from a small Indian village to an important manufacturing center. It is the principal city of the Muncie, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Muncie's population exceeds 70,000 as of the 2010 Census. The city is known as the home of Ball State University and the birthplace of the Ball Corporation.

Since the late 19th century, Muncie’s economic pillar has been the in the industrial sector, primarily in manufacturing. Drawn to the region during the Indiana Gas Boom of the 1880s, many factories sprang up in the area that relied on the natural resource. The Ball Brothers moved their glass factory from Buffalo to Muncie, beginning glass production there in 1888. One hundred years later, in 1998, the Ball Corporation moved its corporation headquarters to Broomfield, Colorado. Other notable factories located in Muncie at one time or another include: Delco Remy, Indiana Steel and Wire, General Motors, and Warner Gear (later BorgWarner). The late 1980s and 1990s proved to be a turbulent period for Muncie due to the widespread decline of the manufacturing industry. As a result of factories shutting down Muncie was forced to economically reinvent itself and diversify. Muncie’s current economic pillars are in health care, education, retail, as well as other service industries. Some of the largest employers in Muncie are Ball Memorial Hospital, Ball State University, Muncie Community Schools, and the City of Muncie.

Muncie, Indiana has a long history of manufacturing. Asbestos-containing materials were once widely used in industry, particularly in manufacturing settings. Workers and others exposed to asbestos puts them at risk for developing asbestos cancer. Mesothelioma attorneys may also be able to assist you if you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Muncie.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Muncie

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Muncie where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Acme-Lees Division of Serrick Corporation
  • Am Sheet and Tin Plate Company
  • America Rolling Mill
  • America Sheet Steel Company
  • American Lawn Mower Company
  • Ball Brothers
  • Ball Memorial Hospital
  • Ball State Teachers College
  • Ball State University
  • Chevrolet Muncie Division of General Motors
  • Dean Forging Company
  • Delco Battery Operations Delco Remy Div Gmc
  • Education & General Classroom Building
  • Frank Foundries, Inc.
  • General Motors Corporation
  • H & H Heat Treatment
  • Hinde and Dauch Paper Company
  • Indiana and Michigan Electric Company
  • Indiana General Service Company
  • Indiana Steel and Wire Company
  • Indiana-Mackay Foundry
  • John Mcvoy and Company
  • Kimble Glass Company
  • Magic City Builders & Supply
  • Maplewood Animal Clinic
  • Marhoefer Packing Company Inc
  • Midland Steel Company
  • Muncie Electric Light Company
  • Muncie Oil & Coal Company
  • Muncie Schools
  • Muncie Sewage Plant
  • Muncie Water Works
  • Owens-Illinois Glass Company
  • Palmer Steel and Iron Company
  • Plant North 3
  • Quality Gauge & Tool
  • Republic Iron and Steel Company
  • Studebaker Residence Hall
  • Warner Corp
  • Warner Gear Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Muncie, Indiana

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Muncie, Indiana. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


Hansen Life Sciences Research Building
201 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Distance: 81.5 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Muncie, Indiana

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Muncie, Indiana. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Michael Slaughter
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 51.9 miles

Dr. Anita Conte
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 51.9 miles

Dr. Laurence Bates
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 51.9 miles

Dr. Randall Trowbridge
St. Francis Cancer Center
Indiana Oncology Hematology Consultants
8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Distance: 51.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Muncie, Indiana

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Indiana, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

Asbestos Related News in Indiana

Indiana State Department Being Taken to Court Over Asbestos Exposure Emails

The Indiana State Department of Environmental Management is being taken to court over emails about asbestos exposure.

Indiana Asbestos Exposure Law Deemed Unconstitutional

The Indiana Supreme Court struck down the state's unjust 10 year statute of repose because it treats similar asbestos victims differently.

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