• News for Economic Development

    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    ELGIN -- The Middleby Corporation said it has acquired Crown Food Service Equipment, Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of steam cooking equipment for the commercial food service industry. Terms of the acquisition were not announced. The Toronto, Canada-based company was founded by the late Mr. Josef Stritzl nearly 40 years ago and has approximately $20 million in annual revenues. Middleby ...read more
    Categories: Community, Financial, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Friday, November 30, 2018
    As the holidays are quickly approaching and the hustle and bustle of the end of the year begins, it is important to focus on compliance for 2019. Illinois employers need to ensure that they have the required Illinois postings displayed in their workplaces. The following Illinois posters are required for the designated Illinois employers:NEW Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Poster (Required to ...read more
    Categories: Financial, Small Business, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Elgin IL: Mueller is proud to announce its fiftieth year providing public accounting and business and financial services to Chicago area clients. Since 1968, Mueller has provided accounting, tax, assurance, and management consulting services to privately held and publicly traded companies, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations within a wide variety of industries. Mueller is a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Financial, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Monday, October 01, 2018
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization: Celebrating 60+ years Cap & Seal LP School District U-46  Celebrating 50 - 59 years Church of the Brethren  Celebrating 40 - 49 years Elgin Community Broadcasting LLC. WRMN 1410AM Radio  Celebrating 30 - 39 years Hampton, Lenzini & ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    The Elgin Development Group arranged for Sen. Durbin to meet with several Elgin area manufacturers to discuss the impact of recently enacted tariffs. The meeting was hosted by American NTN, a global leader in producing automotive components, including bearings. The companies stressed to the Senator the tariffs are causing supply chain disruptions, increased material costs, and financial operating ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Over 50 business, community and political leaders toured career and technical facilities at South Elgin and Elgin High Schools in August. Featured on the tour was the new welding lab at Elgin High School. In addition to learning about the welding program, the quests visited classrooms where students were studying precision manufacturing, veterinary, culinary sciences, automotive technology and ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Economic Development
    Saturday, September 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in Septermber! Associated Bank Ana Perez 16 N Spring Street Elgin IL 60120 (847) 214-2466 www.AssociatedBank.com Financial Services/Banks   Cafe Revive Jesus Aguirre 51 S Grove Avenue Elgin IL 60120 (847) 529-1324 www.cafereviveelgin.com Food & Beverages/Restaurants   Chicago Charter Bus Company Ivelisse Rodriguez 8913 S Cornell ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development
    Saturday, September 01, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, EAC News, Fab Five
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
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    Categories: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, Small Business
    Sunday, July 01, 2018
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:  More than 65 years Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Elgin Academy Elgin Symphony Orchestra Golden Corridor Family YMCA  40 - 49 years Commonwealth Edison Company  30 - 39 years Alm Foot Care Reishauer Corporation Singles Roofing & ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Small Business, EAC News, Member Company News
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
        New post on Labor and Employment Law - SmithAmundsen   The Final Chapter: The Supreme Court Overrules Abood in Janus v. AFSCME and Changes the Face of Public Sector Labor Relationsby smithamundsenContributed by Carlos S. Arévalo and Julie Proscia, June 27, 2018On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking decision in Janus v. AFSCME ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Monday, June 18, 2018
    Elgin’s Middleby Corporation received the Export Continuing Excellence Award recognition from Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) at the 2018 Governor's Export Awards during a ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Governor's Export Awards are Illinois' highest recognition of export achievement, honoring Illinois ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Company News, Economic Development
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    FMA honored with a “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” award IN NEWS BY STAFF REPORTJUNE 8, 2018 In the first year of its “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” awards program, the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) named the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA), International, as one of its winners. FMA, with its ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    This is an exciting time to be in Elgin! Our Enhancing Elgin Committee works to provide information about the many positive things about our city that are solidifying our reputation as The City in the Suburbs. Visit our website at ElginChamber.com/Fab5 or follow Enhancing Elgin on Facebook and Twitter (@EnhancingElgin) or search the hashtag #ElginIL to learn more about what makes Elgin the great ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Here is your issue of the Elgin Area Chamber's monthly newsletter, the Business Connection
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Economic Development, Small Business, Community, Fab Five
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