Chicago Growing, Fourth Quarter 2015


500_west_monroe_street_7130925GE Healthcare joins list of companies locating or expanding in Chicago

GE Healthcare recently announced that it will relocate its global headquarters from the UK to Chicago in early 2016. The move will enable the company’s executive leadership team to be closer to operations in Chicago and Milwaukee, while remaining near an international transportation hub.

“We are excited to strengthen GE’s roots in Chicago, where we will continue our focus on being the leading provider of outcome-based solutions for the healthcare industry,” said GE Healthcare President and CEO John Flannery. “Chicago has a rich industrial heritage, terrific international transportation links and is close to some of the world’s leading healthcare and academic institutions. It is also ideally located for many of GE Healthcare’s operations”

GE Healthcare joins a list of nearly 70 companies that have announced plans to locate or expand in the region in the fourth quarter of 2015, illustrated on the interactive map below:


*Refers to data (where disclosed) for new and expanding companies with a physical address in the 14-county Chicago region that meet Site Selection criteria (full Site Selection criteria can be found here), and/or is a headquarters facility, and/or was assisted by WBC.  WBC captures project information from media outlets, press releases, company websites, subscription services and WBC internal reporting; the quality of each record depends on the availability of data and resources to input and confirm information. Data is finalized in the first quarter of the following year to allow for the time lag in project reporting; year-to-date numbers are subject to revision.

3M Chicago Location
Accelerated Inc Chicago Location
Advocate Health Care Chicago Location
AFN Chicago Location
AJR Filtration Chicago Location
Akuna Capital Headquarters
American Crystal Sugar Company Chicago Location
Aquion Water Treatment Products Headquarters
Avant Headquarters
Balyasny Headquarters
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. Chicago Location
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. Chicago Location
Cinkciarz Headquarters
Clark Hill Chicago Location
Clingan Steel Chicago Location
CNA Headquarters
Costco Chicago Location
CVS Health Chicago Location
DMI Chicago Location
Economy Packing Chicago Location
First Logistics Chicago Location
First Logistics Chicago Location
Glassdoor Chicago Location
Goby LLC Headquarters
GrubHub Headquarters
H.D. Smith Chicago Location
Harrison Street Chicago Location
Henson Consulting Headquarters
Hiwin Chicago Location
HMX Group Chicago Location
Horizon Pharma Headquarters
HSBC Headquarters
Illinois Pallets Chicago Location
J&R Dairy Chicago Location
Jeron Electronics Headquarters
Kentucky Trailer Chicago Location
KPMG Chicago Location
Kraft Foods Headquarters
Load Delivered Logistics Headquarters
Magenta Plastics Headquarters
Mars, Inc. Chicago Location
Marz Brewing Chicago Location
Marzocchi Pumps USA Headquarters
Medline Headquarters
Metropolis Coffee Headquarters
Midway Windows and Doors Headquarters
Nationwide Insurance Headquarters
Navigant Consulting Headquarters
NCSA Athletic Recruiting (National Collegiate Scouting Association Inc.) Headquarters
NXT Capital Headquarters
Orange Crush Chicago Location
Parker Plastics Chicago Location
PSAV Headquarters
RBI Bearing Inc Headquarters
Real Trucking Chicago Location
Savage Bros. Headquarters
Search Inc. Chicago Location
Simplomatic Manufacturing Co Headquarters
Skender Construction Co. Headquarters
SPINS Headquarters
Tax Air Freight Chicago Location
Thermal Care Chicago Location
ThreadUP Chicago Location
Tosca Services LLC Headquarters
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL LLC) Chicago Location
VelocityEHS (MSDSonline) Headquarters
Verizon Wireless Chicago Location
Water Street Healthcare Partners LLC Headquarters
WeWork Chicago Location
Worldwide Material Handling Headquarters
Zebra Technologies Corp. Chicago Location

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