International FDI Success

North Central Illinois
Chicago
 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 the region

For Site Selection Assistance: 

State of Illinois - Erik Brejla. erik.brejla@illinois.gov   312-898-3008

North Central Illinois - Ivan Baker. ibaker@edcNCI.org   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 & City Product & Employees
Australia Orora Limited - Sycamore fiber boxes - 60
Austria Tyrolit-Schleifmittelwerke Swarovski K.G. - Oswego grinding wheels - 38
Canada Nutrien PCS - Marseilles feed supplements - 38
Canada Votorantim - Dixon concrete, cement - 50
Canada Sigan Industries - Ottawa toiletries - 40
China Citic Capital Ileos Dixon Direct - Dixon lithograph printing - 200
Denmark Vestas Wind Systems - Tiskilwa wind power systems - 8
Finland Upm-Kymmene Oyj Raflatac- Dixon coated paper - 118
Germany Fliegl Agrartechnic Gmbh - Utica U.S. Headquarters and Distribution - 10
Germany Siemens - Streator sewage equipment - 7
Germany Hormann Kg Verkaufsgesellschaft - Montgomery garage doors - 240
Germany Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa - Montgomery detergents - 200
Germany Linde Ag BOC Global- Montgomery industrial gases - 151
Germany Menk Apparatebau Gmbh - Sterling electric radiators - 40
Germany BASF Se - Sycamore chemicals - 108
Germany Gebr. Huttenes Gmbh & Co. Ha - Oregon chemicals - 30
Germany Lanxess Ag - Mapleton plastics materials - 20
Germany Rag-Stiftung Evonik - Mapleton organic chemicals - 250
India  VVF Limited - Montgomery soap, detergents -450
India Mamata Machinery - Montgomery industrial machinery - 25
Ireland Allegion - Princeton ball & roller bearings - 250
Ireland CRH Northfield - Morris concrete block - 35
Ireland James Hardie Industries - Peru fiber siding - 225
Ireland Eaton PLC - Rochelle motor vehicle parts - 250
Ireland Johnson Controls - Dixon automobile seats -200
Ireland York Johnson Controls - Polo refrigeration equipment - 94
Italy Buzzi Unicem Spa - Oglesby cement - 7 
Japan Sakae Riken Kogyo Co. Eakas - Peru plastics - 275
Japan Mitsuboshi Belting Inc. MBL - Ottawa rubber & plastic hoses - 178 
Japan Nippon Sheet Glass Pilkington - Ottawa flat glass - 238
Japan Unytite - Peru and LaSalle bolts and screws - 108 
Japan Ajinomoto - Toluca frozen food - 216 
Japan Komatsu - Peoria mining machinery - 129
Japan Fuso Chemical PMP - Peoria industrial chemicals - 50
Japan Mitsubishi Chemical - Mapleton nitrogen - 15 
Japan Marubeni-Itochu Steel Clarkswestern - Rochelle structural metal - 35
Luxembourg Canam Lux - Peru fabricated metals - 128 
Mexico Xignux - Viakable - CME Wire & Cable - LaSalle electric wire and cable - 41
Mexico Grupo Bimbo - Rock Falls baked goods - 76
Mexico Mexichem - Henry EPDM Polymers - 16
Netherlands Lyondellbasell - Morris industrial chemicals - 312
Netherlands CNH Industrial - Goodfield farm machinery - 208
Norway Norsk Hydro Extrusion - Morris aluminum products - 83
Saudi Arabia SABIC Innovative Plastics US - Ottawa plastics, resins - 450
Spain Acerolux Interlake Mecalux - Pontiac partitions and fixtures - 246
Spain Acerinox - Minooka stainless steel - 40
Sweden Altor Holding DISA - Oswego industrial machinery - 204
Sweden Ratos Ab Ledil - Sycamore lighting fixtures - 10
Switzerland Lonza Group - Mapleton pharmaceuticals - 95
Switzerland Novartis AG - Rochelle pharmaceuticals - 55
Switzerland Nestle - DeKalb evaporated milk - 139
Taiwan Advantech B&b SmartWorx - Ottawa semiconductors - 99
United Kingdom Elemental Holdings Glen-Gery - Marseilles cement, concrete - 78
United Kingdom CVC Capital Partners Anchor Glass - Streator glass containers - 43
United Kingdom Yendor Adient - Sycamore motor vehicle parts - 175 
United Kingdom Perkins Engines Caterpillar UK - Mossville engines - 50
United Kingdom Unilever - Minooka toiletries - 36

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