Chicago, Illinois – Nicole Bateman has recently been elected to the board of directors for the Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA). Bateman serves as the President of the Economic… Read more about Bateman Elected to Illinois Economic Development Association Board of Directors
ADM to Meet Fast-Growing Demand For Alternative Proteins with Significant Capacity Expansion, New Innovation Center 04/12/2022 $300M expansion will increase soy protein concentrate production in Decatur, nearly doubling extrusion capacity… Read more about ADM to Meet Fast-Growing Demand For Alternative Proteins with Significant Capacity Expansion, New Innovation Center
February 9, 2022 – The DPS Foundation announced a $9 million dollar commitment from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation to build the FFA Agriculture Education Center. This investment in infrastructure,… Read more about Howard G. Buffett Foundation Commits $9 Million To DPS Foundation to Establish FFA Ag Education Center
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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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