Category Archives: Illinois

Integrated Manufacturing Technologies expands.

A $3 million, 45,000 square foot expansion is now completed at the headquarters of Integrated Manufacturing Technologies, (IMT) in Red Bud.   The expansion to their 300,000 square foot plant was done to accommodate a 20-ton crane.  Over the next two to ...

Rail Line to be Updated.

Union Pacific Railroad is making a $25 million upgrade to their existing railway running between Fults and Chester.   The 34-mile stretch of track will see both main lines replaced.  The surfaces of 73 road crossings will also be renewed in the upgrade ...

Xpedx opens new distribution center in Aurora.

Aurora is now home to Xpedx’s new 320,000-square-foot distribution center. The facility will distribute goods to manufacturers and commercial and private retailers in the Chicago area. Xpedx distributes printing supplies, packaging, equipment, and paper ...

In clean energy jobs, Illinois is #2.

In the latest report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, Illinois landed in the Top 10 spots for clean energy job creation with 4.476 jobs created in the first three months of this year. More than 46,000 clean power-generation jobs are planned nationwide ...

GrubHub headquarters expanding in Chicago.

Chicago-based GrubHub Inc., which provides online food-ordering options to its users, has announced that it is relocating its headquarters… to Chicago. The company has outgrown its current 19,000 square foot home in Bucktown and signed a five year l ...