November 8, 2022 – Millikin University announced a new major in agribusiness within their Tabor School of Business. Set to launch in fall 2023, the Bachelor of Science program will… Read more about Millikin Creates New Agribusiness Major
November 7, 2022 – ADM celebrated the opening of its new North America Microbiology Laboratory at the ADM Specialty Manufacturing Facility. The new facility doubles ADM’s current microbiology laboratory footprint and… Read more about ADM Expands with New America Microbiology Laboratory in Decatur
Photo Credit: Joseph Ressler, Herald & Review In early October 2022, Caterpillar Inc. officially opened its new 180,000 square foot logistics warehouse in Decatur, Illinois. The warehouse will provide more… Read more about Caterpillar Opens 180,000SF Logistics Warehouse in Decatur
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While the Decatur and Macon County region is attractive for nearly all types of business operations, the Economic Development Corporation has identified targeted industry sectors that match the area’s strengths, goals and assets. These include Advanced Manufacturing, Industrial Biotechnology and Medical/Pharmaceutical, and Food Ingredients and Agriculture.
These targeted sectors were chosen based upon the opportunity for growth, workforce ready labor, and their connections to other industries already here. To learn more about why Decatur and Macon County is the best choice for your business, please contact us.
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