Success Stories in Manufacturing / Logistics
GE Transportation recently announced it has chosen Chicago for its global headquarters, and will bring 150 jobs to the city in order to better serve its global customer base. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries and employs approximately 12,000 people worldwide.
JMC Steel Group, the country’s largest manufacturer of tubular products, announced its intent to move the company’s corporate headquarters, including 100 new and retained executive positions to Chicago.
Steel company will retain more than 300 manufacturing jobs—and the possibility of hundreds more—in Chicago.
Mayor Daley and Ford Motor Company officials recently unveiled Ford’s 2011 Explorer, which will be built at the company’s South Side plant, creating approximately 1,200 new jobs.
The joint venture between SABMiller PLC and Molson Coors, has located its headquarters in downtown Chicago, bringing between 300 and 400 executive and management jobs to the City.
In 2009, Serious Materials, Inc. announced that it acquired the Chicago manufacturing plant of the former Republic Windows and Doors, where it will manufacture energy-efficient windows, hiring back the plant's employees into green-collar jobs.
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate, officially opened its first U.S. Chocolate Academy alongside its new North American headquarters at 600 W. Chicago.
Mittal Steel is based in the Netherlands and moved its U.S. headquarters, including 212 management workers into 1 S. Dearborn St., a new 40-story office tower. The employees had been based in Ohio and other cities in the Midwest.