The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub has worked over the past year to help area businesses in the defense industry supply chain adapt to changing business environments, according to a release from the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce.
A growing number of tourists are making their way to Rock Island County according to a new U.S. Travel Association report that found a 2 percent increase in travel-related expenditures in the Quad Cities area the previous year.
Ahead of next year’s race for state representative in the 71st District, incumbent Rep. Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) took to social media recently to publicize her visits to several Fulton manufacturers and other small businesses.
A $203 million state-of-the-art Kraft Heinz manufacturing facility and expansive $160 million Sterilite manufacturing plant are part of $2.8 billion in public and private sector investments now taking place in the Quad Cities, according to the Quad Cities Chamber website.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed legislation overhauling the EDGE Tax Credit Program, which Sen. Neil Anderson (R-Andalusia), a co-sponsor of the measure, applauded as a way to keep Illinois competitive, according to a press release.
Exelon Generation recently began construction on the first of several projects at its Quad Cities Station, a $7 million plan to significantly expand the station’s existing Professional Learning Center, according to a press release.
Exelon got underway recently on its Professional Learning Center in Cordoba, one of several multimillion-dollar construction projects that are expected to stimulate the Quad Cities area and create hundreds of jobs, according to a press release from Rep. Tony McCombie (R-Savanna).
Figge Art Museum's "MAiZE" -- repurposed green plastic bottles crafted to resemble cornstalk sculptures -- is part of the Quad Cities' melting pot of cultural celebrations that carry on into the second half of September, according to a press release.
Calling himself the job creator Illinois' 17th congressional district needs, Galesburg businessman Mark Kleine has entered the GOP race to unseat U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline), according to a press release.