One of the top states for manufacturing in the nation, Illinois boasts a rich history of industrial excellence that has evolved into an advanced, technology-driven sector. Illinois manufacturing companies benefit from low energy rates and deregulation as well as a low-cost, high-quality water supply—not to mention the state’s central North American location and world-class air, passenger and freight transportation network.
|Average Annual Employment 2016||Average Annual Establishments 2016||Average Annual Wage 2016|
|Plastics, Rubber and Metal Manufacturing||131,234||4,358||$57,857|
|Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing||31,126||1,302||$78,931|
|Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing||22,362||570||$69,233|
|Motor Vehicle Manufacturing||37,079||397||$57,862|
|Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing||2,990||50||$72,051|
Streator — Vactor Manufacturing, Inc. (“Vactor”) announced plans to expand its Streator, IL manufacturing facility. The project is expected to increase Vactor’s production capacity and add up to 90 additional jobs. “We are excited to announce this expansion of our Streator facility as it represents the culmination of many years of investment in developing new […]
Investment follows German trade visit and is expected to create 50 or more new jobs ELGIN – HARTING today announced a $6 million facility expansion at the German company’s world-class North American Headquarters in Elgin. The new investment will include the addition of a lab and showroom to the on-site warehouse and distribution center as […]
ELGIN – Faber-Castell Cosmetics announced the company’s first North American manufacturing facility in Illinois. The German company has leased a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Elgin that will be dedicated to producing cosmetic pencils for the North American market. The $9 million project will create 50 full-time jobs. The announcement comes after the Governor visited with […]
Steelmaker Nucor plans to invest $180 million to expand a steel plant an hour south of Chicago, creating 75 new jobs.
Downers Grove has landed a massive aerospace development with the announcement Thursday that Rexnord Corp. is staying put in the western suburb.
Milwaukee-based Rexnord is planning to build a 248,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and aerospace headquarters, which is expected to be completed by 2019.