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Lion Electric’s 900,000 sq-ft Joliet manufacturing facility is the largest of its kind in the U.S. Its all-electric buses and trucks will bring clean air and a sustainable economy to communities across the nation. Watch Lion Electric’s video to learn more about this innovative facility and how Illinois’ mix of skilled workers, robust infrastructure, and a compelling vision for the future is putting the state at the forefront of the electric revolution.

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June 1, 2023
Manner Polymers to Build New Manufacturing Facility in Southern Illinois

Bolstered by a REV Illinois incentive package, Manner Polymers plans to invest $54 million and create more than 60 jobs for the Southern Illinois region MOUNT VERNON – Governor JB Pritzker, Manner Polymers, and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today joined local leaders and partners to announce Manner Polymers’ new manufacturing…

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May 30, 2023
The future of food manufacturing is in Illinois

Illinois’ interconnected strengths in agriculture, transportation, finance and technology are key reasons that the state – and the Chicago metro area – have become leaders in food manufacturing and innovation, according to a new report unveiled at World Business Chicago’s Future of Food Venture Summit earlier this month. The flagship event within the region’s food,…

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May 15, 2023
David Reifman Joins Intersect Illinois Board of Directors

Reifman and Clayco have joined to support efforts to bring economic growth and jobs to Illinois Intersect Illinois today announced that David Reifman, President of Clayco’s Chicago Business Unit, has joined its board of directors. Reifman will bring his experience in planning, development and economic growth to help generate investment and jobs throughout the state…

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