• News for Economic Development

    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Des Plaines, IL (April 9, 2019) — Peak Construction Corporation has had a remarkable 2018, and with that success comes the opportunity for growth. Peak is eager to announce the promotions given to a number our team members in Chicago and on the East Coast in 2019. These employees have shown incredible tenacity and a commitment in bringing Peak to the top. They embolden Peak’s values, motivate ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    HARTING USA Hosts U-46 STEM Academy Students   Ninety Bartlett High School STEM Academy students will get a first-hand view of a local precision manufacturing company on April 3 as part of School District U-46’s efforts to increase college and career readiness.   The students will tour the Elgin facility of  HARTING  to observe how engineering applications are integrated as an essential role ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Economic Development
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Associated Builders and Contractors announced the winners of the 2018 National Safety Excellence Awards during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. A total of 42 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance at a gala on March 27. For the first time, MKD Electric earned the Pinnacle Safety Excellence Award, the ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    ELGIN -- The Middleby Corp. said it has acquired Powerhouse Dynamics, Inc., a developer of cloud-based Internet of Things solutions for the food service industry. Terms of the acquisition were not announced. Powerhouse pioneered the introduction of automated IoT solutions into the restaurant industry through its SiteSage platform, used by many major restaurant, convenience store, and retail ...read more
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    Monday, April 01, 2019
    Conor Commercial Real Estate 9500 W Bryn Mawr Suite 200 Rosemont IL 60018 (847) 692-8848 www.conorcommercial.com Real Estate/Real Estate Developers First American Bank 632 Randall Road South Elgin IL 60177 (847) 403-8185 www.firstambank.com Financial & Insurance Services/Banks   Fruitful Yield 360 Randall Road South Elgin IL 60177 (847) 888-0100 www.fruitfulyield.com Natural ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Economic Development, Financial, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Technology
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    Thank you to these Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with us! Celebrating 60 - 69 Years City of Elgin Elgin Academy Golden Corridor Family YMCA Laird Funeral Home Lundstrom Insurance Agency, Inc Celebrating 30 - 39 Years Burnidge Properties, Ltd. Daily Herald Media Group Senior Services Associates Shales McNutt Construction The Learning Tree Child Care Center The ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Economic Development, Financial, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Economic Development, Fab Five, Financial, Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News, Small Business
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    Illinois Chamber of Commerce backs transportation modernization funding proposal (Springfield) - Last night, Representative André M. Thapedi, D-Chicago, introduced a transportation modernization program backed by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, to raise $2 billion in annual revenue offset with pro-consumer and pro-business reforms. House Bill 3823 phases out the state sales tax on motor fuel, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, EAC News
    Monday, March 04, 2019
    Thank you to these Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with us! Celebrating more than 60 yearsElgin Community CollegeMueller & Co LLP Celebrating 30 - 39 yearsBrittain’s Express Oil & Lube Inc. Celebrating 30 - 39 yearsCelebrating 20 to 29 yearsFASTSIGNSLauderdale Electric, Inc.PR Strategies & CommunicationsSynergy Inc.The Salvation Army Celebrating 10 - 19 yearsBlock ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business
    Friday, March 01, 2019
     Have a product idea in either DeKalb, Elgin, Naperville or Schaumburg? We can assist!  NIU EIGERlab is proud to announce new office hours at the DeKalb County Business Incubator, Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, NIU-Naperville and Harper Community College in Schaumburg  Our expanded coverage is due to an increased demand from the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), SCORE mentors and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle, Economic Development, Small Business
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    Welcome to our new members in March: BidBuyorTry P.O. Box 5176  Elgin IL 60121  (224) 407-2140 www.bidbuyortry.com Business Services/Advertising Customer Service Solutions Inc. P.O. Box 7732  Algonquin IL 60102  (847) 529-1811 www.customerservsolutions.com Business Services/Business Training Eternal Tan 344 Randall Road  South Elgin IL 60177  (847) 429-2400 Home & Family/Beauty ...read more
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    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Fitch once again affirms AAA Bond Rating for Elgin Elgin, IL - The city of Elgin received a “AAA, Outlook Stable” financial rating from Fitch Ratings, confirming the city’s history of strong financial management. The AAA bond rating, affirmed on February 25, 2019, is the agency’s top rating.   "The reaffirmation of the city's AAA bond rating reflects the city council's sound financial ...read more
    Categories: Economic Development, Member Company News, Community, Financial
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in February! Alianza Hispana Income Tax - Elgin Elia Rodriguez 606 Dundee Avenue  Elgin IL 60120  (630) 974-1450 www.alianzahispanainc.com Financial & Insurance Services/Tax Preparation DexYP Diette Barnett 2200 W Airfield Drive DFW Airport TX 75261  (972) 453-7790 www.dexyp.com Business Services/Marketing Heritage Woods of South ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Economic Development, Fab Five, Financial, Health & Lifestyle, Member Company News, Small Business, Technology
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Happy Chamber Member Anniversary to our Members!  Thank you to these Elgin Area Chamber members who are celebrating an anniversary with our organization:  60 + Years Fox River Trolley Museum Gail Borden Public Library Scheflow & Rydell Ziegler's Ace Hardware 50 to 59 Years A to Z Rentals Biggers Chevrolet 30 to 39 Years Herb's Bakery Inc. 20 to 29 Years A1 Trophies & Awards, ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Career & Education, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    EAC's Business Review Newsletter for January 2019
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Small Business
    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in January!  ACL Self Storage LLCStephanie Wells1741 Weld Road Elgin Il 60123 (847) 697-4440www.aclstorage.netCommercial & Residential Services/Storage Facilities  Alexander Plumbing and SewerPatrick Sakolari221 E Chicago Street # 9 Elgin IL 60120 (847) 742-0541www.alexanderplumbingcontractor.comCommercial & Residential Services/Plumbers  Collision ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Community, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News, Technology
    Saturday, December 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:  Greater Than 60 Years Elgin Symphony Orchestra Judson University Mueller & Co LLP 40 to 49 Years Presence Saint Joseph Hospital 30 to 39 Years CES Group, Inc. Manpower Tom's Auto Clinic 20 to 29 Years A-Tech Computer Service, ...read more
    Categories: EAC News, Fab Five, Health & Lifestyle, Small Business, Career & Education, Economic Development, Financial, Member Company News
    Saturday, December 01, 2018
    Welcome to our new Elgin Area Chamber members in December!American Eagle Bank Greg Lieser 556 Randall Road South Elgin IL 60177  (847) 742-7400 www.americaneaglebank.com Financial & Insurance Services/Bank Buffalo Wild Wings Joe Ross 402 Randall Road  South Elgin IL 60177  (847) 697-5736 www.buffalowildwings.com Food & Beverages/Restaurants Building & Fire Code Academy Sonya ...read more
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    Saturday, December 01, 2018
    Here is the December 2018 issue of our monthly Business Connection newsletter:   
    Categories: Community, Economic Development, Member Company News, Career & Education, EAC News, Fab Five, Small Business
    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: Community, Economic Development, EAC News, Member Company News
    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: Community, Economic Development, Small Business, EAC News, Member Company News
    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: EAC News, Member Company News, Community, Economic Development, Small Business
    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: Economic Development, Community, Member Company News
    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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