The Be in Illinois. campaign shines a spotlight on sectors where Illinois has a competitive advantage, including agribusiness, life sciences, manufacturing, tech, transportation and logistics – as well its rapidly emerging electric vehicle (EV) sector. Illinois already boasts the fifth largest economy in the United States, 18th in the world, and is home to more Fortune 500 companies (38) than all but three states.
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.
Nominations are now open for the third annual Makers Madness: The Coolest Thing Made In Illinois, presented by Comcast Business.
The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association is BOLDLY MOVING MAKERS FORWARD and stands shoulder to shoulder with American manufacturers who are leading our nation forward as we recover and rebuild from the global pandemic that is reshaping the world around us. The IMA is proudly standing by your side every single day dealing with COVID-19, supply chain issues, health and safety regulations, and every issue impacting manufacturers.
Kankakee County’s thriving manufacturing, healthcare, transportation and pharmaceutical industries are expanding, offering more opportunities for our community.
U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-02) spent time at Plochman’s Mustard in Manteno, IL to highlight October as manufacturing month.
Midland, MI – Dow has earned a place on the Great Place to Work® and Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, for the first time, ranking #99. Dow is only one of three manufacturing companies to make the list and is the only materials science company.
Global food and agribusiness PE leader Paine Schwartz Partners invests in our plant-based specialty dough manufacturer Urban Farmer Foods through new “Food Chain Fund V” platform.
Change is the universe’s default. Progress, at its best, is positive change. As we together weather the unprecedented global reverberations presented by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, subsequent shelter-in-place precautions, and tremendous personal and business losses, it is tempting to abandon the notion of progress. But that would be a tragic mistake.