Under the state’s Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) auspices, Illinois’ Office of Trade and Investment has been awarded $850,000 in federal funding to promote small-business growth with an emphasis on expanding exports.
Among one dozen U.S. communities earning re-designation status by the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP), the region’s Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) recently gained continued certification from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Touring the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in McCormick Place — America’s largest convention center — in downtown Chicago, Gov. Bruce Rauner visited half a dozen high-profile, Illinois-oriented companies’ exhibits during the week long event.
Manufacturing workers in Illinois suffered yet another blow this week when a major machinery manufacturer announced the layoffs of hundreds of workers in Illinois, an associate for a Chicago-based conservative think tank said in a recent article.
The Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) Board will discuss two pending collective-bargaining agreements at its next meeting 9 a.m. Friday at 1900 W. Polk Street in the second-floor Conference Room.
Protecting small businesses from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) abuse was the subject of a hearing convened recently by the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, led by Chairman Peter Roskam (R-Dist. 6) of Illinois.
Dental management professional Oscar Gonzalez and his wife Rebekah have responded to the needs of Central Americans by creating a foundation to provide supplies, clothing, books, toys and donations semi-annually for the past several years.
Benedictine University's National Moser Center for Adult Learning will hold an open house March 8 at its Bellwood campus to present information on the university's degree programs designed for working adults.
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt offered several market-based solutions for escalating drug prices during his testimony presented Thursday before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.