Business strategist, IMPACTinsights founder and author of POWERSHIP, Kathie Topel will kick of Kankakee Community College’s National Manufacturing Month activities with an address to local business leaders on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
The Economic Alliance works diligently to report in a timely manner on things like local business expansion, new business development, new and enhanced development incentives, economic news and other items of interest to our community investors and investor prospects.
New Addition to Train Students in Green Energy and Other Emerging Technology Fields
New expansions and hiring anticipated, according to recent Alliance survey.
New Community Partnership Engaging Fans Year Round
Multinational’s investment at Kankakee plant earns 2014 Edie Award
100 million bottles per year, #1 in efficiency at Kankakee facility
Resilient Kankakee County Tops “Small Cities” in Illinois
EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) today announced the company has secured a 96 percent stake in the 175 megawatt (MW) Pilot Hill Wind Project (formerly known as K4) from Orion Energy Group LLC (Orion) and Vision Energy LLC. The project benefits from a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Microsoft Corporation.
Workforce Board receives grant to support Incumbent Worker Training (IWT)
Kankakee County is in position to strengthen its economy by building upon its current economic base, promoting education as an economic development tool and enhancing quality of life, according to its newly completed five-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).