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Major Private-Sector Employers

Company Type Employees/Union Location SIC Code - Description
Exelon Corporation Power Plant

Union IBEW

Marseilles 4939 - Combination Utilities
Wal-Mart Distribution Center Distribution 800 Spring Valley 5099 - Durable Goods
IV Healthcorp, Inc. Healthcare 745 Peru 8062 - General Medical Hospitals
St. Margarets Hospital Healthcare 650 Spring Valley 8062 - General Medical Hospitals
OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Healthcare 645 Ottawa 8062 - General Medical Hospitals
Monterey Mushrooms Food Processing 524 Princeton 2033 - Canned Vegetables
Martin Engineering Manufacturing 500 Neponset 3569 - Industrial Machinery
Ace Hardware Distribution Distribution 485 Princeton 5099 - Durable Goods
Clover Technologies Manufacturing 450 Ottawa 3955 - Carbon Paper Inked Ribbons
PetSmart Distribution Center Distribution 450 Ottawa 4225 - General Warehousing
Vactor Manufacturing Manufacturing


Union IBEW

Streator 3589 - Industrial Machinery
Allegion Manufacturing 440 Princeton 3429 - Hardware
Eakas Corporation Manufacturing 400 Peru 3089 - Plastics Products
L.W. Schneider, Inc. Manufacturing 400 Princeton 3484 - Small Arms
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Food Processing 394 Ottawa 2011 - Meat Packing Plants
The Julia Rackley Perry Memorial Hospital Healthcare 360 Princeton 8062 - General Medical Hospitals
Carus Group Inc. Manufacturing

Union UFCW

Peru 2819 - Inorganic Chemicals
OSF Saint Paul Medical Center Healthcare


Mendota 8062 - General Medical Hospitals
Mennie Machine Co. Manufacturing 340 Mark 3599 - Industrial Machinery
Kohl's Distribution Center Distribution 318 Ottawa 5137 - Women's, Men's, and children clothing
Mid-American Growers Floriculture 280 Granville 0181 - Ornamental Floriculture
James Hardie Manufacturing 250 Peru 2493 - Recon. Wood Products
SABIC Innovative Plastics Manufacturing 250 Ottawa 3089 - Plastics Products
Owens-Illinois Glass Container, Inc. Manufacturing 225 Streator 3221 - Glass Containers
HCC Manufacturing 220
Union UAW
Mendota 3523 - Farm Machinery
Cookie Kingdom, Inc. Food Processing


Union UFCW

Oglesby 2052 - Cookies and Crackers
MBL (USA) Corp. Mitsuboshi Belting Manufacturing 200
Union UAW

3052 - Rubber and Plastics

Pilkington North America, Inc. Manufacturing 178 Ottawa 3211 - Flat Glass
Supervalu Inc. Advantage Logistics Distribution 175 Oglesby 5099 - Durable Goods
JC Whitney Automotive Distribution Center Distribution 175 La Salle 5099 - Durable Goods
American Nickeloid Manufacturing

Union USW

Peru 3316 - Cold-rolled Steel
MTM Recognition Manufacturing 170 Princeton 3499 - Fabricated Metal
U.S. Silica Co. Manufacturing 160 Ottawa 3281 - Cut Stone Products
Illinois Cement Co. Manufacturing 140 La Salle 3241 - Cement, Hydraulic
Unytite, Inc. Manufacturing 130 Peru 3452 - Bolts, Nuts, Screws,
ADM Manufacturing


Union UFCW

Five NCI locations

2041 - food processing, milling

W.H. Maze Company Manufacturing


Union USW

Peru 3315 - Steel Wire-drawing, Nails
Gardner Denver, Inc. Manufacturing 110 Princeton 3563 - Air and Gas Compressors
Global Development International, Inc. Manufacturing 110 Streator 3553 - Woodworking Machinery
Ottawa Dental Laboratory Manufacturing 110 Ottawa 3843 - Dental Equipment
Marquis Energy LLC Power Plant 50 Hennepin 2869 - Ethanol

Links to Primary Non-Retail Employers in the Region

Company and Website Link Location
ADM Hennepin, Mendota, Ottawa, Peru, & Spring Valley
Advanced Asphalt Princeton
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. Mendota
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. La Salle
American Nickeloid Company Peru
Avanti Foods Co. Walnut
Black Bros. Co. Mendota
B&B Electronics MFG. Co. Ottawa
Cargill Seneca
Carus Corporation La Salle & Peru
Clover Technologies Group, LLC Ottawa
ConAgra Foods Streator
Cookie Kingdom, Inc. Oglesby
Double D Express, Inc. Peru
DuPont Pioneer North Utica & Princeton
Eakas Peru
Exelon Marseilles
Fairmount Santrol Ottawa, Troy Grove, & Wedron
Flink Co. Streator
Flint Hills Resources L.P. Peru
Fulton Industries, PGI MFG, Peru Plant Peru
Gardner Denver, Inc. Princeton
Global Development International, Inc. Streator
Hart Electronic LLC Lostant
HCC, Inc. Mendota
Hi-Tech Electronic Products & Mfg., Inc. Oglesby
Horizon Industries Peru
HR Imaging Partners, Inc. Ottawa
Illinois Cement Company La Salle
Illinois Valley Community Hospital Peru
Independence Tube Corp. Marseilles
James Hardie Building Products, Inc. Peru
JB Contracting Corporation Peru
Lafarge North Utica & Sheridan
LCN Closers Princeton
Liberty Laser Solutions. Inc. Marseilles
LMK Technologies, LLC Ottawa
Luckey Logistics Streator
L.W. Schneider, Inc. Princeton
Malcolm Group Oglesby
Marquis Energy Hennepin
Martin Engineering Neponset
MBL USA Corporation Ottawa
Mennie Machine Company Mark
Metokote Corporation Peru
Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. Princeton
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Morris, Marseilles, & Ottawa
MTM Recognition Princeton
Mustang Mendota
OSF Center for Healthcare Streator
OSF Healthcare St. Elizabeth Hospital Ottawa
OSF Healthcare St. Paul Hospital Mendota
Ottawa Dental Lab Ottawa
Owens-Illinois Glass Container, Inc. Streator
P Q Corp North Utica
Perry Memorial Hospital Princeton
Pilkington North America, Inc. Ottawa
Plano Molding, Co. Mendota
Plymouth Tube Co. Streator
Purdy Brothers Trucking Princeton
Ridley Feed Ingredients Mendota
Ronken Industries, Inc. Spring Valley
St. Margaret’s Hospital Spring Valley
SABIC Ottawa
Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating Ottawa
Stertil Alm Corp. Streator
Streator Dependable Mfg. Co. Streator
Streator Unlimited, Inc. Streator
TCI Mfg. & Equipment Sales, Inc. Walnut
Tee Group Films Ladd
Unytite  La Salle & Peru
Unimin Corp. North Utica, Ottawa, & Troy Grove
U.S. Silica Co. North Utica, Ottawa, & Peru
US Foods Streator
US Truck Body/Midwest Streator
Vactor Mfg., Inc. Streator
Van-Packer Co., Inc. Buda
Vissering Construction Company Streator
Washington Mills Hennepin, Inc. Hennepin
W.H. Maze Co. Peru
Zip-Pak Ottawa

Links to Major Distribution Centers in Region

Company and Website Link Location
Ace Hardware Retail Support Center Princeton
Advantage Logistics Oglesby
J. C. Whitney La Salle
Kohls Distribution Center Ottawa
PetSmart Distribution Center Ottawa
Wal-Mart Distribution Center Spring Valley

Links to Local Hospitals & Healthcare Services

Company and Website Link Location
Illinois Valley Community Hospital Peru
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Morris & Ottawa
OSF Healthcare Streator
OSF Saint Elizabeth Hospital Ottawa
OSF Saint Paul Hospital Mendota
Perry Memorial Hospital Princeton
St. Margaret's Hospital Spring Valley



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