Posts Tagged with ‘expansion’

Advanced Flexible Components Expands Facility

October 27, 2015

Another Illinois manufacturing company is expanding. Advanced Flexible Components, a leading manufacturer of silicone, PTFE coated belting and fabrics, recently expanded its manufacturing facility. The expansion will help to accommodate the growth of the company’s coatings and food services business. The Lake in the Hills facility expansion will add another 37,000 square feet of space. […]

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Manufacturing Growth in the Suburbs

September 10, 2015

Illinois has always been a prime hub for manufacturing due to its central location, transportation, and infrastructure. There is a lot of growth currently happening in the suburbs. Many manufacturing companies are moving to the suburbs from the city and other locations, and existing suburban companies are expanding. Major manufacturers in Schaumburg are building new facilities […]

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Manufacturer Expands in Romeoville

June 12, 2015

Magid, a leading manufacturer of safety and personal protective products, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 12 for its new global headquarters in Romeoville, IL. The new 700,000 square foot facility will consolidate corporate offices, advanced automated manufacturing, and distribution in one location and will house over 500 employees. It will also expand on […]

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John Wood Community College to Expand

June 1, 2015

John Wood Community College is planning to expand its presence in Pittsfield. The expansion will allow the college to offer more non-credit, adult and continuing education classes, and classes for high school students wanting an early start in higher education. It is still to be determined whether the expansion will include a new building construction […]

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Pinnacle Foods Expanding its Manufacturing Center in St. Elmo

April 23, 2015

Pinnacle Foods is expanding its St. Elmo manufacturing plant, with $50 million in new equipment, expanded floorspace, and improved infrastructure. The expansion will add 90 more jobs in the first half of 2015. This is in order to add the production of Wish-Bone salad dressings at the facility. The St. Elmo site was chosen for […]

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Some Sweet Manufacturing News

April 3, 2015

Ferrara Candy Company is expanding its manufacturing facilities in Illinois. In order to help meet customer needs, the company is increasing manufacturing capacity and capabilities at its Bellwood facility and opening a new packaging center in Bolingbrook. This will help them to expand their product offerings, optimize their manufacturing capabilities, and expand their network. The […]

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Another Illinois Manufacturing Company Expansion

January 14, 2015

Stertil-Koni is a major manufacturer of heavy duty bus and truck lifts. The Streator, IL company is now set to expand over another 4.5 acres of land to add to its production plant. Construction is set to begin in the spring and will be completed in late 2015. The expanded facility will be used to […]

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Chicago Manufacturing Shows Expansion in October

November 3, 2014

The month of October showed the Chicago area manufacturing industry’s fastest expansion in a year. This article shows that major industries, such as automotive (with its longer lasting products) and large lifting equipment (which needs regular part replacement) have been key to the expansion. From the consumer standpoint, lower gas costs and improved satisfaction have […]

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One of Illinois’ Oldest Manufacturers to Expand its Decatur Facility

September 5, 2014

Union Iron, at over 160 years, is one of the state’s oldest manufacturers, producing conveying equipment and components for commercial and farm grain handling systems. With a need for expansion to meet customer demands, Union Iron looked at several locations and decided to reinvest in Decatur. The 135,000 square foot expansion will build upon its […]

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BorgWarner Expanding its Dixon Manufacturing Plant

September 1, 2014

BorgWarner, an international leader in the manufacture of environmentally-friendly exhaust gas recirculation coolers, tubes and thermostats for automobiles, recently announced that it will be expanding its Dixon, Illinois facility. The $9.4 million expansion will take place over the next three years and will create 40 new jobs in manufacturing and product engineering, supplier quality, supply […]

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