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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

ComEd Prepares to Power Up Illinois’ Largest EV Battery Plant

Progress is underway on Gotion’s new gigafactory under construction in Manteno, which later this year, will start to produce its first Illinois-made energy storage and EV battery packs used in passenger, public and fleet vehicles driving here in Illinois and across the country. Gotion, a global manufacturing giant based in California, will not only play a key role in growing the state’s EV ecosystem but it will create thousands of jobs to grow the local economy.

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

2024 Market Profile – Kankakee County

Kankakee County is moving full steam ahead in welcoming new industry and new opportunity to the region. The area, just 45 miles south of Chicago, showcases an economical cost of living, diverse industry base, significant transportation and infrastructure improvements, and strong education and workforce partners. Check out the 2024 Market Profile for Kankakee County.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Two Hiring Events Planned for EV Battery Manufacturer

Gotion, Inc. will hold two local job fairs to recruit workers for the electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant to be located in Manteno.
Gotion has positions in all employment segments, not just manufacturing positions. They are looking for a variety of skill sets, said Annie Quach a member of the Gotion Recruiting Team.

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Thursday, October 5, 2023

Gotion EV Battery Plant FAQ & Video

Learn more about the electric vehicle battery manufacturer that has committed $2B in investment and will employ 2,600 residents in Kankakee County.

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