International FDI Success

North Central Illinois
 Region - 90 minutes from O'Hare

The International Language of Business Profits


5th Largest FDI State in the Nation

  • 1800 foreign-based companies
  • 1280 FDI Manufacturers in Illinois
  • 324,900 Illinois jobs with FDI firms
  • 62 foreign-based manufacturers in NCI region

For Site Selection Assistance: 

State of Illinois - Erik Brejla.   312-898-3008

North Central Illinois - Ivan Baker.   815-224-0645

Proven Location for Successful Manufacturing by Foreign-Based Companies in

  • Chemicals
  • Plastics
  • Fabricated Metals
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Building Products
  • Glass
  • Cement
  • Electronics
  • Motor Vehicle Parts
  • Furniture
  • Food Processing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Printing                                                    

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Foreign-Based Manufacturers Operating in Region include:

Country Company
Australia Orora Limited
Austria Tyrolit-Schleifmittelwerke Swarovski K.G.
Canada Nutrien
Canada Votorantim
Denmark Vestas Wind Systems
Finland Upm-Kymmene Oyj
France Nord Est
Germany Siemens
Germany Hormann Kg Verkaufsgesellschaft
Germany Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa
Germany Linde Ag
Germany Menk Apparatebau Gmbh
Germany BASF Se
Germany Gebr. Huttenes Gmbh & Co.
Germany Lanxess Ag
Germany Rag-Stiftung Evonik
India  VVF Limited
India Mamata Machinery
Ireland Allegion
Ireland James Hardie Industries
Ireland Eaton PLC
Ireland Johnson Controls
Italy Buzzi Unicem Spa
Japan Sakae Riken Kogyo Co. Eakas
Japan Mitsuboshi Belting Inc. MBL
Japan Nippon Sheet Glass Pilkington
Japan Unytite
Japan Ajinomoto
Japan Komatsu
Japan Fuso Chemical
Japan Mitsubishi Chemical
Japan Marubeni-Itochu Steel
Luxembourg Canam Lux
Mexico Grupo Bimbo
Mexico Mexichem
Netherlands Lyondellbasell
Netherlands CNH Industrial
Norway Holta Invest AS - Miller
Saudi Arabia SABIC Innovative Plastics US
Spain Acerolux Interlake Mecalux
Spain Acerinox
Sweden Altor Holding DISA
Sweden Ratos Ab Ledil
Switzerland Lonza Group
Switzerland Novartis AG
Taiwan Advantech B&b Smartworx
United Kingdom Elemental Holdings Glen-Gery
United Kingdom CVC Capital Partners Anchor Glass
United Kingdom Yendor Adient
United Kingdom Perkins Engines Caterpillar UK
United Kingdom Unilever


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