There are 40 establishments involved in Primary Metal Manufacturing, Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, and Machinery Manufacturing in Kankakee County. Location quotient for the sector exceeds 2.0, more than twice the concentration of employment compared to the U.S. average.*
Leading Metal, Machining and Advanced Manufacturing sector representatives here include:
- Nucor Steel
- Peddinghaus Corp.
- ABC Coating
- Belson Steel Center Scrap Inc.
- Arctic Snow & Ice Control
*Source: Economic Modeling Specialists International
Key partners play a significant role in the education, advocacy and growth of our manufacturers. The Economic Alliance is proud to partner with the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association in ways to enhance our local employers operations through strategic planning to enhance the economic base of Kankakee County.