Manufacturing is integral to the story of Kankakee County, Illinois and our nation. In Kankakee County alone, the manufacturing industry alone outputs $5B annually, and accounts for 20% of the economy.
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.
Kankakee County’s thriving manufacturing, healthcare, transportation and pharmaceutical industries are expanding, offering more opportunities for our community.
Governor JB Pritzker today released industry-specific guidelines that allow for the safe re-opening of businesses as the state progresses into the next phase of the Restore Illinois plan. All four regions of the state are on track to advance to Phase 3 of the plan in the coming days, allowing thousands of residents to return to work, and the reopening of businesses in the following industries: retail, offices, manufacturing, barbershops and salons, summer programs, various outdoor recreation activities and bars and restaurants for outdoor dining.